Tag "Baltic States"

Latvia Pushes Fintech Innovation

Latvia is home to a nascent but rapidly growing startup scene. Though still trying to catch-up with neighboring Estonia, which benefited from the early successes of the likes of Skype and TransferWise, the country is starting to build a reputation

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Fintech In The Baltics: A Quick Overview

The Baltic states, which comprise Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, are seeking to create an environment favoring entrepreneurship, modern technologies and international talents. Despite being a small market – these three countries comprise all together around 6 million inhabitants -, the

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Most Promising P2P Lending and Crowdfunding Platforms in the Baltics

The Baltic region, which consists of the three countries in northern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea, namely Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, has seen its fintech scene grow significantly in the past few years. One segment in

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New P2P Platform Viainvest Aims to Become a Leader in the Baltics

Launched in late-2016, VIAINVEST is a new peer-to-peer lending marketplace provided by Latvia-based VIA SMS Group. The platform allows both individuals and companies to invest into loans originated by non-banking lenders. Commenting on the launch, Eduards Lapkovskis, Member of the

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