Lithuania’s Parliament, the Seimas, has this week approved amendments to the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens enabling the creation of so-called ‘start-up visas.’ The new visas will simplify the process for talented specialists from non-EU countries to apply to live and work in Lithuania, enabling employers to find the specialists they need. The amendments, which were initiated by INFOBALT association, foreign direct investment agency Invest Lithuania and other partners, will come into force on 1 January 2017. Continue reading “Grab your Lithuanian Startup Visa while supplies last” »
As reported by the Memo, Lithuanian TransferGo just raised another round of investments from Vostok Emerging Finance of $3.4 mln. It’s nice to remember that the team launched at Hub Vilnius over 3 years ago.
Silicon Valley is open to ideas that come from Eastern Europe and people there don’t label things as foreign like the French or Germans do. However, the Valley has its own culture and mindset of doing business that is sometimes difficult for Eastern Europeans to adapt to.
Tytus Cytowski, Managing Partner & Founder at Cytowski & Partners, shared his take on the business culture and being Eastern European at Silicon Valley in an event by Startup Lithuania and Nextury at ISM’s Innobase this week. Continue reading “The Good, the Bad, the Ugly. When CEE Startups Come to Silicon Valley” »
Rise Vilnius – the new coworking space by Barclays for, primarily, fintech startups is about to be opened in July on Gyneju street 14. Vilnius is one of the global locations where Rise coworking space will be alongside Manchester, London, Tel Aviv, Mumbai, Cape Town and New York. Continue reading “July – Opening of the new Coworking Space by Barclays in Vilnius” »
World needs new solutions for sustainable energy, and passionate entrepreneurs have the power to create them. If you have a business idea on sustainable energy apply for the international KICkoff Competition 2016 and win an investement of up to €150 000 to make your world-changing idea come true. Continue reading “KICkoff Competition: sustainable energy market is calling for startups!” »