Latvia

airBaltic Set to Launch 10,000 of Its “Planies NFTS”

AS Air Baltic Corporation (airBaltic), the flag carrier of Latvia, has released the “airBaltic Planies NFTs”, an artwork of 10 000 unique airplane cartoon images. Holders of the Planies NFTs will be able to receive airBaltic Club points and other

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Fintech Funding Momentum Continues This Year in Baltic States

2021 was a record breaking year for the Baltic States’ startup landscape with a total of EUR 1.6 billion in capital raised, an amount that’s nearly three times the sum secured by the region’s startups in 2020, data from local

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In the Baltics, Estonia Has Minted the Most Fintech Mini and Unicorns

In the Baltic region, Estonia is emerging as a fintech powerhouse, having minted the most fintech unicorns and being home to the largest number of fintech minicorns, or startups on the rise to becoming billion dollar companies. A new infographic

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Tink Expands Open Banking Payments Services to Estonia and Latvia

Tink, Europe’s leading open banking platform, has announced the expansion of its open banking payments services to five new markets across Europe. Its Payment Initiation Services (PIS) product is now live in the Netherlands, Norway, Estonia, Finland and Latvia. Tink

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Luminor Bank Partners Ondato for Remote Opening of Business Accounts in Latvia

Luminor Bank has partnered with Ondato, a Lithuanian provider of compliance-as-a-service, to allow companies to remotely open business accounts at the bank in Latvia. Ondato’s identification platforms will enable Luminor’s business customers to open a new account from anywhere in

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Latvian Regulator FCMC Grants License to Investment Platform Debitum

Latvia’s Board of the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) has issued a license to SIA DN Operator, the legal company that runs the Debitum investment platform. This license is for the provision of investment and ancillary services, allowing Debitum

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Danish PFM Platform Spiir Released the Beta Version of Its App in the Baltics

Danish personal financial management (PFM) app Spiir announced that it has launched a beta version of its app in the Baltics ahead of their recent expansion into Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The team behind the app has made a special

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Latvia Named Top Country With Largest Growth Fintech Interest Since 2020

Over the past year, Latvia, Zimbabwe and Israel have witnessed the highest surge in fintech interest worldwide, an analysis by the Fintech News Network found. Latvia considered as one of the most startup-friendly countries in the world Google Trends data

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Latvia Develops Fintech Policies, Named World’s Most Startup-Friendly Country

Latvia has announced plans to develop two national policies to support the startup ecosystem; a national startup support policy, as well as a dedicated fintech strategy to support the rapidly-growing vertical. The country is named one of the most startup-friendly

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Latvian Fintech VIA SMS Enters Philippines Market Through Investment in VAMO.ph

Latvian fintech VIA SMS Group continues to expand its presence in Asia-Pacific by investing in the development of consumer lending brand VAMO.ph in the Philippines. The decision on further strategic expansion in the region follows successful business operations in Vietnam

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