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02
2015

The pulse of Latvian startup scene: Week #44

Giraffe 360 wins ERGO Fintech Academy, lineup of Latvian startups for Web Summit Dublin, dealflow from LatBAN October session available online and more. Relive Week #44 with us:

Giraffe 360 wins ERGO fintech academy

Despite not being a fintech startup, the tool for 360-degree exploration of spaces and premises Giraffe 360 has been selected as the winner of ERGO Fintech Academy organized by Eegloo on Oct 30. The startup received €2,000 prize money. 

Lineup of Latvian startups for Web Summit Dublin

One of Europe's biggest startup events, Web Summit Dublin takes place on Nov 3-5. 183 startups have been shortlisted to pitch at the event: 87 in alpha and 96 in beta mode. Latvia is represented by three companies: fintech tool Swipe that helps SMEs obtain quicker invoice payments, Blue Bridge Technologies solutions for healthcare, health insurance and wellness, as well as ZoomCharts - an user interface SDK for interactive data exploration.

Video with dealflow from LatBAN October session available online

Latvian Business Angel Network hosted its first open pitch session, sharing the dealflow with external investors at EXPO Biznesam exhibition in Riga. The list of ideas pitched and video recording of the session is available here.  

CheeksUp among the 7 best startups selected for Relevant Health Accelerator

The Relevant Health, a health technology startup accelerator in the Washington, DCmetro area, has announced its inaugural class. The 7 companies include Latvian CheeksUp: an interactive therapy game for children with facial disabilities.

Find out more here.

Tweetdeleter featured on Mashable

After half a year since the feature, the team of Tweetdeleter noticed that their tool has been featured in Mashable, dubbed as nuclear. They are very happy about it. 

Read the piece on Mashable here

One week left till Silicon Valley Comes to the Baltics on Nov 7

From Silicon Valley to India, from Egypt to Sweden, the brightest minds in tech will soon gather in Riga. Fin out more and join the event here

Win two tickets to Global Startup Battle on Nov 20-22

Share your favourite piece about Latvian startups here and win a ticket to Global Startup Battle in Riga on Nov 20-22.