This is the first batch of interviews the team of Tech.eu recorded in at the TechChill conference in Riga, Latvia, last month. It doesn’t mean, however, that we only talked to people from the Baltics about the local ecosystem — far from that, actually. In this episode, we’ve talked to Kat Borlongan from La French Tech, Anna Andersone of Riga Tech Girls, and Milda Mitkutė from Vinted.
Latvian-founded proptech startup Giraffe360 has raised £1 million in a seed funding round led by Change Ventures and moved its headquarters from Riga to London. Giraffe360 has developed a hardware and software solution for property presentation that delivers 360-degree photos in a monstrous 270 megapixel resolutions. The imagery can be used for the creation of […]
Riga-based peer-to-peer lending marketplace startup Mintos has raised a €5 million Series A funding round from the existing investor Grumpy Investments (formerly known Skillion Ventures), a local VC firm. The company plans to use the funding to add personal IBAN accounts and debit cards to its offering in the near future; in order to do […]
Tech.eu today released an in-depth report on the Baltic startup ecosystem(s) at the Digital Freedom Festival in Riga. The report features an data-driven look at how the technology startup scenes in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia have evolved in the past four years, zooming in on trends in funding and M&A transactions. The report also features […]
The Baltic state’s government and startups are revising legislation and planning test tracks to give Latvia the edge in self-driving vehicle research.
On the latest episode of the Tech.eu podcast, we talk about Skyscanner’s acquisition, Latvia’s new startup law, feature French startup Agricool and more: