Riga is named one of the top 5 cheapest cities (and only Baltic city) to relocate to and live, according to a German study by Nestpick.

One-stop-shop Latvian startup platform launched

The Latvian startup platform, Startup Latvia, has been launched. It will serve as a centralized location for all information about programs and initiatives available to startups. 


Overkill Ventures launches accelerator

Overkill Ventures has opened their doors, being the first of three accelerator funds mandated by the government to launch.


Nineteen startups graduate from two Startup Wise Guys accelerator programs in Riga

Two Startup Wise Guys accelerator programs have come to a close in Riga - the SaaS batch 10, as well as the first ever fintech program in cooperation with Swedbank.


Latvia will be represented at "PowerUp!" startup competition by Mazzy

Nine teams will participate in finals of the energy and clean tech startup competition, PowerUp! in Prague on June 19th. Startup Mazzy has been nominated by the jury as the most innovative and successful local competitor and will represent Latvia at the final. 


Ambitious ideas from the 3D printing hackathon

Last weekend, while the rest of the inhabitants of Latvia were out enjoying the summer, participants in the 3D hackathon worked away in the sweltering heat. With the help of 15 printers that were working non-stop for 48 hours, 6 teams worked away to compete for the grand prize - a 3D printer from Mass Portal. The ideas proved very good, and the jury…


"PowerMining" unveil custom, economically viable crypto mining containers

Latvian startup "PowerMining" unveiled custom-built containters created specifically for mining crypto currencies. 

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