Enterprise Lithuania news
Success story of the last year encourages startups to register for the upcoming Fair
The traditions of best international technology conferences continue! For the second year in a row LOGIN Startup Fair and LOGIN Startup Pitch Challenge, organized by Enterprise Lithuania, will take place at LOGIN on 10-11 of April, 2014.2014-02-18
2013: a breakthrough year for startups
For the first time in the history of Lithuania, the IT startups that had the most impact on the country's image, economy and development of technologies in 2013 were awarded last week. Based on a survey of startups conducted by Enterprise Lithuania at the beginning of the year, the advisory board of the Startup Lithuania community selected winners in eight categories. Only companies that were established in the past three years and that have existing products or prototypes thereof were assessed.2014-02-11
Startups with StartupHighway to take on Silicon Valley
StartupHighway, Lithuania based startup accelerator, announces open call for 2014 program and extension by partnership with UC Berkeley, one of the best university in the world. Top teams from 2014 Spring batch will have an opportunity to further develop their business for six months out of Skydeck incubator inside UC Berkeley.2014-01-21
Companies looking for financing are invited to apply for Seed Forum Process!
On February 7th the international non-for-profit organization Seed Forum in co-operation with Enterprise Lithuania organizes Fundraising Education and Pitch Training seminar - “How to acquire financing from private financial investors and how to present them investment projects”.2014-01-07
Nextury Ventures: new Lithuanian seed capital fund to support technology startups in Eastern Europe
A prominent international entrepreneur Ilja Laurs in partnership with ICT business executive Mindaugas Glodas have established in Lithuania a new seed capital fund Nextury Ventures. The fund will be looking for perspective technology startups in Eastern Europe and will help them succeed globally not only by providing financial support, but also by sharing experience and knowledge, assisting in product development and business administration and employing established network of top contacts in world’s technology industry.2013-12-31
Gurus of Silicon Valley inspired the youth and got the same dose of enthusiasm back
“I met more interesting people from Silicon Valley at the conference than I had during those 10 months when I lived in Silicon Valley myself,” said Gary Whitehill, the founder at Burst.
These words prove once more that we were right when saying: save those at least $ 1000 that you would need for a trip to Silicon Valley and come to the conference instead. To the biggest youth entrepreneurship conference in the region Silicon Valley comes to the Baltics, organized by the public institution Enterprise Lithuania.2013-11-19
Silicon Valley came to Vilnius for two days
18 speakers from Silicon Valley. 3 discussions about winning competitions, women in tech and sleeplessm nights at accelerators and incubators. 10 startups pitching on stage. Frisbee challenge. Thousands of enthuziastic antendees. This is the statistics of the Silicon Valley comes to the Baltics conference, which was organized by Enterprise Lithuania and took place in Vilnius on 9-10th of November.2013-11-12Enterprise Lithuania
Jump made by Lithuania: one of 17 economies most attractive for business in the world, says Doing Business
In the World Bank‘s Report Doing Business 2014, which has been announced today, 29 October, and which offers the evaluation of business conditions in 189 report-covered economies, Lithuania is upped from 27 to 17 position. Against other EU Member States Lithuania ranks 6. Lithuania succeeded to improve its positions under more than half of the Doing Business indicators.2013-10-29Enterprise Lithuania
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Join the ICT2013 Hackathon!
Join the ICT2013 Hackathon, where you will form teams, brainstorm ideas, design prototypes, and present your solution – a mobile app, web, new product, business plan, or something else entirely – that displays your ideas on ICT research and innovation in Horizon 2020. The ICT2013 Hackathon will take place on the 6-8th of November at Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre Litexpo, Laisvės pr. 5, Vilnius Lithuania. Register!2013-10-20
“Silicon Valley comes to the Baltics” – a Western-style, action-driven event for Lithuanian youth
On 8-10 November, the Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO in Vilnius will host an international conference “Silicon Valley comes to the Baltics”, which will comprise two free events as part of similar events held in many countries of the world. The host of the conference is the non-profit organisation Enterprise Lithuania and the 54-hour mobile workshop Startup Weekend Lithuania. The workshop will be arranged by the community KTU StartupSpace together with Enterprise Lithuania.2013-10-17
LSB'14 to participate at Nordic Life Science Days
Enterprise Lithuania (EL), main organizer of Life Sciences Baltics 2014 forum will participate in Nordic Life Science days exhibition, which will take place in Stockholm, Sweden. In this exhibition EL will present an upcoming Life Sciences Baltics 2014 event.2013-10-09Enterprise Lithuania
Conference "How to create competitive advantage for small and medium-sized business"
Enterprise Lithuania invites to the "Competitiveness Centre“ conference "How to create competitive advantage for small and medium-sized business“. This event will crown the project, which has served over 500 Lithuanian companies. Experts will present results on how local companies manage to compete on international arena, indicate general weakness and how it is related to maturity of the companies.2013-10-07Enterprise Lithuania
Lithuanian Startups aim to attract € 11 million of investment over this autumn
Next week, best Lithuanian startups will launch the first ever organised hunt for foreign investors “Startup Lithuania Roadshow”. Accompanied by the governmental institution “Enterprise Lithuania”, teams of 17 startups will visit Tel Aviv, Berlin, London and Stockholm to participate in international tech conferences and special events aimed at presenting businesses to investors.2013-10-01Enterprise Lithuania
App Camp 2013 is waiting for mobile app enthusiasts
„App Camp“ 2013 is the biggest annual mobile app development event in Nordics and Baltics. It is a place where new ideas turn into mobile app prototypes in 48 hours. App Camp 2013 will be taken on 27-29 of September in Vilnius University SCIC, Saulėtekio ave. 5, Vilnius, Lithuania. Event will bring the best app developers from Lithuania and neighbor countries into one place.2013-09-16
Barclays Is looking for supplier partners
If you provide products and services in the areas of: interface design, application development, data analytics, new technology, prototyping, marketing and want to work together with Barclays - show what you have, and you may get an opportunity to pitch your services to Barclays and receive feedback on your pitch. If you are good at what you do - you get a chance to work with one of the world’s premier financial institutions.
If interested please contact Barclays by sending a short company profile, services description and contact information.
Send your company profile to firstname.lastname@example.org until 1st of October.2013-09-16
Lithuanian Life Sciences Trade Mission leaves for Boston
The Lithuanian Life Sciences Trade Mission being organised by Enterprise Lithuania and their partners will kick off in Boston on September 16th with Lithuanian Day. Representatives of 12 Lithuanian organisations are leaving for the mission, where on 15-25 September they will participate in a partnership event being organised by the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio), and will introduce the Lithuanian life sciences sector at the Biopharm America 2013 conference in Boston and the AdvaMed trade exhibition in Washington DC.2013-09-13Enterprise Lithuania
Lithuanian exports in the first half of 2013: strong increase in exports of dairy raw materials and challenges faced by small furniture companies in the search for new markets
Compared with the same period in 2012, exports of Lithuanian goods in the first half of 2013 increased by 14.7%, or LTL 5.3 billion, to a total of LTL 41 billion. In June merchandise exports of goods in June saw a 6.6% growth or LTL 423.9 million compared to June 2012, , reaching a value of LTL 6.8 billion. The model for forecasting exports developed by Enterprise Lithuania predicts a 4.3% growth in the export of products of Lithuanian origin (apart from oil products) this year.2013-08-29Enterprise Lithuania
Meeting with Mr. Aaron Brickman, SelectUSA
You are invited to attend the American Chamber of Commerce Meeting with Mr. Aaron Brickman, SelectUSA, a guest from the U.S. This meeting will take place at 11.30 am, on Monday, September 9, 2013, at the Novotel Vilnius hotel, Gedimino 16, Vilnius.2013-08-27Enterprise Lithuania
Experience sharing session with John Mack, President & CEO of CIE Automotive China
22nd August 2013, Thursday, “Global Lithuanian Leaders” and "Enterprise Lithuania" organized a meeting with John Mack, President & CEO of CIE Automotive China (Shanghai, China) and members of the Baltic Automotive Component Cluster. J. Mack, who also participates in "GLL Business Advisors" program, shared his experience with participants discussing such topics as management of the companies, attracting investments, entering new markets and current global trends.2013-08-26Enterprise Lithuania