Recently ranked by Index Ventures as the most “startup-friendly” country in Europe!

  • Startup Law as a national level support for startups
  • Startup visa is offered to all non-EU startup founders who are willing to come and kick-off their startup ideas in Latvia, a proud member of the EU since 2004. Up to 5 founders with a startup visa, and noted to be family-friendly!
  • Favorable stock option regulation.
    The granting of stock options is a bonus payment system that allows companies to attract important employees for several years
  • 13 incubators throughout the whole Latvia support the necessary environment for the setup and development of business by offering training, mentor support and grants, and organizing events on general business issues.
  • Friendly startup ecosystem with common formal and unformal networking and educational events and daily dialogue with municipality.

Success stories

Lokalise (; 
Sun finance (;
Mintos (;
Printful (first Latvian unicorn -;
Edurio (;
GameChangerAudio (;
Anatomy Next (


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If you need an assistance

We are your first point of contact if you're interested in Riga as a place for investment, business development, or film production. We will assist and help with the right people and organizations without added cost. Get in touch and let's make things happen.

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