Lithuania Wants a Piece of London’s Fintech

Lithuania Wants a Piece of London’s Fintech

The Baltic state, an unwilling part of the Soviet Union until 1990, is positioning itself as the amenable backdoor to the European Union and euro region for developers of everything from payment networks to foreign-currency services and gaming firms.

Lithuania has been in the shadow of neighboring Estonia when it comes to embracing all things tech, while Latvia next door has been plagued by a string of money-laundering scandals in recent years.

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Bored Panda rains over Facebook algorithms

Bored Panda rains over Facebook algorithms

One of the earliest members of Hub Vilnius – Bored Panda, Lithuanian startup – has grown over the last four years into the most popular content page on Facebook. Congrats to Tomas Banišauskas and his team!

Wired, New York Times and other online tech media have noticed. Here is an excerpt from the latest article on Bored Panda in Wired:

FOR A YEAR or two in the early 2010s, a certain genre of cheesy, irresistibly uplifting headline was unavoidable on Facebook. You know the trope – someone died in an inspiring way, a potentially bad situation led to an unlikely friendship, a dog saved someone’s life. Followed, almost always, by “You’ll never believe what happened next.” Continue reading “Bored Panda rains over Facebook algorithms” »

Meet Tipi – the new team communication tool developed by a Lithuanian startup

Meet Tipi – the new team communication tool developed by a Lithuanian startup

Please meet Aurelija Urbonaviciute, CEO and Co-Founder at Tipi. Tipi a smart communication tool for rapidly growing or changing business which recently has been funded by angel investment. Aurelija presents the company and shares their success story.

So what is Tipi? How it works?

Tipi is a simple team communication tool that helps to have more meaningful and productive work for small / medium businesses and communities. Continue reading “Meet Tipi – the new team communication tool developed by a Lithuanian startup” »

An update on startup ecosystem in Lithuania by TNW

An update on startup ecosystem in Lithuania by TNW

More than 25 years have passed since the Soviet Union collapsed, which resulted in 15 countries being free from the central administration and the communist ideology. The three Baltic states — Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania — were the first to declare independence and officially secede from the USSR. Continue reading “An update on startup ecosystem in Lithuania by TNW” »

Huberiai, kurie išėjo į „pensiją“

Galvojau, kaip geriau pavadinti tuos huberius ir jų komandas, kurios išaugo iš mūsų ir paliko Hubą, tam, kad galėtų augti ir plėstis.  Tai žodis pensija atrodo labai atitinka tą būseną, kurią turiu omenyje.

Tai pensininkų iš tiesų per 12 veiklos mėnesių prisikaupė daug, nes, kaip mes ir deklaruojame – „Čia idėjos auga greičiau“.

Taigi, prašom, čia eks huberių (nors jei jau kartą tapai huberiu, tai visam gyvenimui:)) sąrašas:

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