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How The Startup Scene Evolved In Lithuania

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When did the entrepreneurial scene in Lithuania begin to flourish? Currently their biggest markets are Germany, Switzerland and Lithuania.

Vilnius Tech Park: Massive new Startup Hub in Lithuania

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Editor''s Note: This guest blog was written by Edmundas Balcikonis from Trackduck. Vilnius Tech Park will fill 8,000 sq.m. Pileckait?.

Dealflow from Lithuania: These #LTstartups are raising over $100M

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Lithuania is one of the smallest countries in Europe with a population of 3 million. 1 solution in Lithuania, Latvia and Nigeria in 5 months.

ArcticStartup's Guide To Lithuania: Top Startups, Events, Spaces

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Infrastructure is accessible and connectivity is cheap, maybe this is one of the factors in Lithuania''s focus on mobile reported by TC Disrupt ''13.

Crowdfunding Lithuania - Takeaways From The Event

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ou Can’t Escape Lithuania , ?W?e Editor''s note: this is a guest post by Toma Kondrat? from Startup Highway. On 17th February, 2015 S?tartupHighway

Lithuania's Mobile Worker looks to boost productivity

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This might be the first such app we’ve covered that’s arrived out of Lithuania though, so let’s take a look at it.

We're down in Vilnius, Lithuania for Login!

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If you''re like me, trying to churn out that last day of work, you might be interested to hear that Login is being live streamed here.

Dragdis From Lithuania: The Ultimate Bookmarking Tool Is Finally Here

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With so many great bookmarking startups such as Pocket or Finland's Kippt , you might think that the title is a huge overestimation. Very neat.

Lithuania-Founded GetJar Reportedly Acquired for Above $50 million

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The news broke over at GigaOm , and according to their sources, Sungy paid over $50 million for the company.

Lithuania's Practica Capital announces €15.7 Million Final Close

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The VC also runs Startup.lt, an accelerator close to the center of Lithuania''s startup scene. million fund. million in 16 companies

Global Innovation 2011

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If you are interested in the big picture of global innovation, you might want to download this report from INSEAD — the 2011 Global Innovation Index. It ranks 125 countries by measuring various indicators, both inputs and outputs to the innovation process. INSEAD is essentially a global business school with points of presence all around [.].

Lwallet Charms Lithuania With Loyalty Card Storage

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There’s simply too many of them. Before I get on that though, I need to clarify what Lwallet is all about. Thumbs up! No fuss and no hassle. Hint hin

Results From Startup Weekend Lithuania

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The latest addition to the recently held events is Startup Weekend Lithuania. Mentorship is big part of any Startup Weekend so the event in Lithuania hosted ten leading local entrepreneurs, investors and developers. One of the event's top guest was US ambassador to Lithuania Mrs Anne E. So far, however, their website is down.

Uber for bikes on the rise in Lithuania

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Dropbyke is a stationless bike-sharing system working via a mobile app. Dropbyke runs on existing bike infrastructure. The vision is not an easy one.

Lithuania's Vinted Becomes Highest Valued Baltic Startup with new €20m B-Round

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VC''s are betting there''s big money in those old clothes in your closet. Lithuanian news sites are reporting that Vinted has just signed a €20 million Series B with Insight Venture Partners at a roughly €100 million post valuation. Accel also participated pro rata - previously Vinted raised $6.5 million from Accel Partners. market.

Lithuania's Eskimi Positions itself in Africa with Partnerships with Nokia and Operators

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Eskimi , the Lithuanian-founded mobile social network that''s been booming in parts of Africa, has been making a few important partnerships lately.

Alien Technology Transfer plans to open office in Lithuania

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The company has ambitious plans for its unit in Lithuania. “ Each year they raise over €40 Million on behalf of its clients.

Tag of Joy: Games, Fun and Innovation in Lithuania

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Conrad Rasmussen, concept designer and copywriter at Tenfour , a creative communications agency based in Töölö.

Lithuanian Startup Community welcomes VKontakte founder looking for freer hub

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Most importantly - we have a dynamic and growing startup scene: We have success stories like GetJar , Vinted and Pixelmator started in Lithuania.

Uber Aims To Double Its Lithuanian Engineering Team During 2016

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Uber is launching a recruitment drive to expand its global engineering centre in Lithuania.

Baltic startup scene in numbers

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The Baltics just hit over 100 last year, split up evenly between Latvia (41) and Estonia (38), with somewhat less in Lithuania (23). Top deals.

Lithuania Steps Up its Game

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The folks from Barcamp Lithuania have been pretty active in the Baltic region, visiting Finland and Estonia to promote their startup scene.

Here are The Missing Positives of This Election

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Liberia, Argentina, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Trinidad, Brazil, Kosovo, Slovenia, Denmark, Jamaica, South Korea, Norway, Poland & Croatia.

A list of things large companies could do without

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Global alignment: Ensuring the packaging for Australia is the same as the packaging in Lithuania when the product comes out of different factories and is served in different cultures. I’ve spent an equal amount of time in large corporates and startups. Time wasting. Have some courage people. One was Fewer Bigger Better.

Latvia – A Rising Star for International Entrepreneurs

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To complement the country’s shipping ports, a high-speed route from the Polish border to central Lithuania has already started and phase two of the project will see it connect with Latvia’s Riga and Estonia’s capital Tallinn, encompassing 455 miles altogether. Highly qualified multi-lingual workforce. Low costs. Low tax.

Complete Baltic Investment & VC Market Overview

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However in the last couple of years Latvia and Lithuania have made a lot of efforts to catch up and we can expect a lot of new companies from there.

Estonian Taxify first in the world to launch mobile billing for cabs

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Taxify team has also revealed their plans to expandit to Latvia and Lithuania in the near future

Does Rewalon have a shot at gamifying corporate B2C?

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In its two years of operations Rewalon has secured major clients in Lithuania, Latvia and Russia. Challenger is a new turn in Rewalon portfolio.

Latvia's BranchTrack Raises Seed Round

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Investors included Imprimatur Capital , Coffee Ventures and Zbigniew Gulbinowicz (Blue Bridge Baltic Lithuania).

Should You Start A Fintech Startup In The Baltics?

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The exception is Lithuania where TransferGo (€ 2 936 550) investment constitutes a minority (2.26%) of top 10 deal volume.

Latvian Peer-To-Peer Lending Marketplace Closes €2 Million Seed Round

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The funds will be used for accelerating growth in Europe. Traditionally, non-bank lenders have financed their loans from their balance sheets.

Estonia to Invest €60 Million Into Startups

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The government is set to choose fund managers for the endeavor, and invest EUR 60 million, while the other part should come from private investors.

Practica Capital one of the first European VC investors in the space industry with NanoAvionics

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For the thrusters used in LituanicaSAT-2 they write on their website, "The system is designed to provide 0.3N thrust and up to 200 m/s of delta V.

Practica invests into marketplace for beauty professionals

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Tokia has so far seen 13,000 users in their native Lithuania, where members can select from 300 registered professionals. Vint raised $1.8

Do Mobile Wallets need to band together?

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A sign of a developing ecosystem is when startups start getting built on top of other startups as a service.

TRAFI founder Martynas Gudonavicius: ‘The more chaotic the city, the better for us’

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in Lithuania. TRAFI took off in Lithuania and has quickly expanded to Latvia and Estonia. Recently some new funds invested in TRAFI.

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Highlights From the 1st Web Design Hackathon in the Baltics

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Editor''s note: This is a guest post contributed by Trackduck. Over 40 people took part and created 19 awesome projects. “A

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Key facts and figures from #LOGIN2015

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Big supermarkets count money, LOGIN 2015 team counts impact. You can view photos from the event here. This is what their goodbye poster said