Following a legislative change to the country’s stock option policy, Latvia is now ranked as the most startup-friendly country in Europe, sharing the top spots with neighbouring Estonia and Lithuania. The new reforms in Latvia, and earlier last year in Lithuania, have turned the Baltics into a region with the world’s most favourable stock option policies, making it easier for startups to attract and retain the talent they need to succeed.
Aerones has raised $1.6M in seed funding to develop a ground-based robotics system for wind turbine maintenance and inspection and expand to the USA, thus pivoting from their previous drone focus.
We organize annual business conferences that inspire leaders towards better leadership. And we’ve been at it for over 10 years!
What makes our conferences so exceptional is our unique combination of people, experience, atmosphere, and knowledge. At our conferences, the world’s best business experts help you take your leadership skills and business to a new level. Through our community of diverse, high-level international leaders, you can find new connections and widen your networks.
RIGA COMM is an annual IT and business event for entrepreneurs of service and manufacturing fields, multi-level executives of state institutions and organisations and professionals representing multiple fields of operation, where they can learn about the latest offers of digital service providers and product manufacturers from the Baltics and other countries, consult with knowledgeable specialists and together select the solutions that are most suitable for one’s business or organisation, all in the same place.
Join us in Oslo on September 23-27, 2019 to network and highlight sustainable solutions. #oiw2019
Oslo Innovation Week brings forward new voices and innovation in action. We highlight bold solutions that solve real global challenges through entrepreneurship, technology and innovation. We believe in creating sustainable solutions by bridging differences and forming new powercouples, pushing the world forward through collaboration.
It's been a year already which means that Startup SAFARI Riga is back!
SuS isn’t your typical conference – we’ve partnered up with StartupLatvia to turn the whole city into a big venue for you to explore. This is what’s in store for 2019:
hands-on practical workshops;
insights in innovative technologies;
sessions on how to get started in business;
With the involvement of the Latvian start-up ecosystem, the database of Latvian start-ups has been updated, and the full version can be found here.
Mintos, a financial technology startup that offers a global marketplace for investments in loans, has reached EUR 3 billion in total loans financed. This milestone comes just four months after announcing its EUR 2 billion milestone earlier this year. Mintos has also doubled the number of employees to 140 during this time and now works with over 60 alternative lending companies across the world to offer loans for investment to more than 170 000 investors globally.
Riga is named one of the top 5 cheapest cities (and only Baltic city) to relocate to and live, according to a German study by Nestpick.