Category Archives: Lithuania-Startups

Sibling Startups – The Way Forward?

What does Rocket Internet, Slideshare, DailyDeal and Stripe all have in common? Besides their phenomenal success and collectively securing over millions in funding, each venture was founded by siblings. Are sibling powered startups the way forward? According to Lithuanian startup … Continue reading

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Top deals seen in Central and Eastern Europe in October

Here is a list of some interesting deals from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), seen in October. Often overlooked by big US and Western European investors, the region offers many good deals, at much cheaper valuations compared to the US … Continue reading

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SV2B: Silicon Valley comes to the Baltics 2015

Riga will host the leading technology startup conference in the Baltic countries “Silicon Valley Comes to the Baltics 2015” on November 7. It is the biggest tech startup event in the Baltic region that brings together more than 650 startups … Continue reading

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Top deals seen in Central and Eastern Europe in July

Here is my list of some interesting deals from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), seen in July. Often overlooked by big US and Western European investors, the region offers many good deals, at much cheaper valuations compared to the US … Continue reading

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Top deals seen in Central and Eastern Europe in June

Here is my list of some interesting deals from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), seen in June. Often overlooked by big US and Western European investors, the region offers many good deals, at much cheaper valuations compared to the US … Continue reading

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StartupHighway, an acceleration program with a twist

Vilnius-based startup accelerator StartupHighway has opened applications this week to startups for up to 25.000 € in seed funding and participation of their newly design acceleration program. Unlike conventional accelerators, startups selected for StartupHighway can expect a flexible tailored acceleration … Continue reading

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The 4 hottest startups in Lithuania to keep your eyes on in 2015

Vilnius, one of my favourite cities of Europe, has been seriously coming up with it’s startup culture. Despite of it’s relatively small size (~540.000 habitants), the cooperation of the government and the private sector seems to be just working out … Continue reading

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Vilnius-based TRAFI raises $500K in seed funding

TRAFI, a startup in the field of journey planning, today announced a seed investment of $500,000 from Practica Capital. In addition, the Lithuanian startup welcomes the former Nokia Maps chief Sylvain Grande to its board of directors. TRAFI now intends … Continue reading

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Worth reading: StartupHighway, Showpad, GFC, Rocket Internet, A Space for Art

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our section “Worth reading” we provide you (once in a while) with some links to interesting articles of other … Continue reading

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Bliu Bliu wins TechChill Baltics 2013

The new startup conference TechChill Baltics took place in Riga, Latvia, on February 12, 2013 and the winner of the event this year is Bliu Bliu. The startup founder, Claudio Santori, an Italian who moved to Lithuania, founded Bliu Bliu … Continue reading

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