A business conference held in Rīga in April has spawned eight new startup companies, organizers claim.
Latvian Fintech company Mintos said April 15 it is launching the "Mintos Impact Fund", the first initiative of which will be cleaning up the Baltic Sea together with Pasaules Dabas Fonds (the local associated partner of WWF) and WWF Deutschland.
The Akropole shopping center was on April 4 opened to the public, the company told the press.
Construction has begun at the site of a large new industrial park located on Maskavas street in Stopiņi municipality near Rīga, the company behind the project said April 2.
Shareholders of Latvia’s Olainfarm pharmaceutical company today elected a new supervisory board at a meeting that had been cancelled by the company’s previous supervisory board.
There are no preconditions ensured for successful completion of cash register reform in Latvia, the State Audit Office said in a recent report on the issue.
The Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) has announced it will organize a second international Magnetic Latvia Technology conference Deep Tech Atelier in Riga from April 12th-13th.
A fire has erupted at the former RAF factory, currently NP Jelgava Business park. A single-story production building is in flames from early morning March 14.
LTV's ace investigative team have done it again, exposing yet more decidedly fishy goings-on at Rīgas satiksme (Rīga transport), the municipal transport company of the Latvian capital.
Forbes will re-launch a Latvian-language magazine, the company told the press March 7.
Pioneering Latvian company Anatomy Next has won the Latvian-American Innovation Award 2019 for their virtual reality training system Trauma Simulator that allows medical students to practice and improve their performance in emergency situations, the American Chamber of Commerce in Latvia announced March 7.
The huge "Akropole" shopping center in Rīga's Ķengarags suburb has been finished and accepted into service by the local construction board, the center's representatives told the press March 7.
The Estonian rideshare app Taxify is changing its name to Bolt, the company told the press March 7.
Lidl has applied with the Rīga City Construction Board to build new retail shopping centers in Rīga's Teika and Pļavnieki neighborhoods.
A new information resource is online for anyone toying with the idea of starting a company in Latvia.
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and venture capital firm Capitalia have signed an agreement on a guarantee instrument supporting small businesses in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, for a total amount of €10 million, the European Commission announced February 25.
This week, Latvia again becomes for the Baltic startup ecosystem, gathering more than 2,000 tech enthusiasts, experts, speakers and students from all over the world. More than 20 different side events are taking place all over the city celebrating ideas, startups and innovations, with the leading event - TechChill startup conference - hosting attendees eager to get inspired and meet like-minded people for the 8th year in a row.
The number of companies being liquidated has risen dramatically as a result of ongoing efforts to destroy Latvia's reputation for money-laundering and to clean up the financial sector, according to data from the official Lursoft company register.
The first 18 startups financed by ALTUM accelerator programs have "graduated" to the next level of their business lives, a release from ALTUM said February 12.
The Latvenergo energy company will start selling natural gas to households under its Elektrum brand, Latvenergo representative Ivita Bidere told the LETA newswire February 12.
Ruffalo Noel Levitz, a US higher education company, has bought Latvia's Funderful for an undisclosed amount, Funderful founder and CEO Raimonds Kulbergs told the press February 8.
Latvian airline airBaltic confirmed February 7 it had hired New York-based investment bank Greenhill as its financial adviser.
The annual TechChill start-up and business conference has published the final program for this year's event, which takes place in Rīga February 21-22.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Latvia (AmCham), the U.S. Embassy in Riga and the Baltic American Freedom Foundation (BAFF) in cooperation with TechHub Riga and the Latvian Startup Association Startin.LV, have announced the second Latvian-American Innovation Award. The winner will receive 10,000 euros and a runner-up 5,000 euros.
The Foreign Investors Council in Latvia (FICIL) released its influential annual report January 9 at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) in Rīga.
At the moment, investment banks are making an independent assessment of the possibility of listing the Latvian national airline airBaltic's shares on the stock exchange to attract new capital, the chief executive and chairman of the airline, Martins Gauss, told LTV's Morning Panorama show December 12.
On November 29th, the day before the influential technology, startup, policy and lifestyle Digital Freedom Festival opens, the Magnetic Latvia business center at Rīga International Airport will host what organizers call "an unprecedented startup experience event".