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Nov
09
2017

Digital Freedom Festival and LIAA To Introduce Latvia as a Startup-Friendly Country

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The Digital Freedom Festival, in cooperation with the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA), will introduce Latvia at the festival as startup-friendly country with a progressive environment. At the Magnetic Latvia Business Center, created by LIAA, it will be possible to get acquainted with Latvian startup success stories, and participate in lectures and discussions.

Director of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia Andris Ozols: "The Digital Freedom Festival is a fantastic platform for entrepreneurs, where they can meet new trend experts, industry professionals and potential cooperation partners in one place. At the Magnetic Latvia Business Center organised by LIAA, visitors will be able gain inspiration from successful Latvian startups and foreign lectors, learn from other people's experience stories, as well as find out about opportunities for support for the development of their idea and business growth."

The Magnetic Latvia Business Center will hold discussions on how to fight for the smartest minds and best investors, how startups from small countries can enter the international arena, and what marketing tricks to use to gain visibility. There will be several speakers including Director of Frumtak Ventures Paula  Gould from Iceland, Infogr.am Co-Founder Uldis Leiterts, Giraffe 360 Co-Founder Mikus Opelts and several others.

Digital Freedom Festival Co-Founder Juris Šleiers: "We are pleased to partner with LIAA to promote Latvia as a great place to found a startup. Latvia is the European leader in passing a special startup support law, and we hope that this will soon bear positive results - the creation of startups with a global impact. Public and private sector cooperation is very important for carrying out mutually beneficial projects. We hope that the Digital Freedom Festival and LIAA cooperation will result in gains for both the government of Latvia, as well as new entrepreneurs."