Fintech company Mintos launches Baltic Sea environmental fund
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.
Construction starts at new industrial park
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.
'Deep Tech' conference coming to Rīga in April
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.
Industrial plant in Jelgava on fire
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. 
Anatomy Next wins innovation award
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.
"Akropole" shopping mall completed in Rīga
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.
TechChill week gets under way in Rīga
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.
Electricity utility to start selling gas
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.
US company acquires Latvia's Funderful
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.
TechChill start-up line-up confirmed
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.
Wanted: Latvian-American innovation. Cash offered.
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.