The pulse of Latvian startup scene: Week #39

Swipe adds TechHub Riga as a customer and is hosting a business lunch with French chamber of commerce, Booking Group reaches €7,000,000 turnover, live updates from Silicon Valley Comes to the Baltics and more. Relive Week #39 with us:

Swipe gets TechHub as a customer and is hosting a business lunch with French chamber of commerce 

Latvian fintech startup Swipe provides a new way to process Visa and Mastercard payments, even without a web page. This week Latvia's biggest and oldest coworking space TechHub Riga has become a Swipe customer. In addition to that Swipe has partnered with French chamber of commerce to host their first business lunch. RSVP to join the event on Oct 1 here

Booking Group reaches €7,000,000 turnover

Booking Group has moved into real-time car rentals online and has reached spectacular annual turnover for a small Latvian company.  Find out more about their story here (in Latvian).

Live updates from SV2B 

Silicon Valley Comes to the Baltics will take place in Riga on Nov 7. Find out more here. You can get your tickets and follow live updates here.

Applications to ERGO Fintech Academy open till Sep30

A €3,000 prize pool, tickets to Slush, fast-track mentorship and more. Apply to ERGO fintech academy here

Applications to Next Step Challenge open till Sep 30

The winner of "The best accelerator program 2015" in Denmark at Nordic Startup Awards is inviting you to compete for a grand prize of €250,000 while developing next generation products with 200+ hours intensive support. 

Find out more here.  

Demola Latvia invites students to work on fall session projects

If you are a talented student passionate about solving real business challenges, find out more and apply here