The Latvian startup community began to develop rapidly ten years ago, and in 2018 the number of startups already exceeded 350. The country is actively attracting young entrepreneurs, especially from the countries of the former USSR. Thus, 10 Belarusian companies intend to move their activities to Latvia, and the Russians are not lagging behind them. Valeria Kogan, founder of the agricultural startup Fermata, with support of Venture Faculty moved to Latvia on a startup visa during the pandemic. In this article, she talks about why the country is so attractive for young and promising people, as well as where to go and who to contact a startup who has moved to Riga.
The article is available (in russian ): HERE