Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Olga b goncalves @ venture day short

53 views

Published on

Baltic Startup Ecosystem Overview

Published in: Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Olga b goncalves @ venture day short

  1. 1. Olga Barreto Gonçalves startup ecosystem: the why’s and how’s
  2. 2. FINTEC H DRONES DEEPTECH (a lot of) MONEY & COOL STUFF vibrant community lenient government LOW BUSINESS COST HIGH QUALITY OF LIFESmart & Liveable infrastructure FUN MULTI LINGUAL
  3. 3. Latvian government: from zero to hero in ~2 years
  4. 4. G-WELCOME PACK
  5. 5. STARTUP VISA TAXES CO-FINANCING TALENT INNOVATION MOTIVATION SCIENCE SUPPORT BUSINESS INCUBATORS OUTREACH SUPPORT INNOVATION VOUCHERS € 15+60 MLN STARTUP LAW
  6. 6. STARTUP VISA* FOR STARTUP FOUNDERS WITH INNOVATIVE IDEA * temporary residence permit, max 3 years, spouse/children-friendly G-WELCOME PACK
  7. 7. LOW FLAT SOCIAL TAX Brutto salary EUR 1,500 Regular:  EUR 526; Startup:  EUR 302 G-WELCOME PACK
  8. 8. 0% INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX Brutto salary EUR 1,500 Regular:  EUR 267; Startup:  EUR 0 G-WELCOME PACK
  9. 9. ;) 0% corporate income tax, too!
  10. 10. CO-FINANCING TALENT 45% of employee cost paid back by government G-WELCOME PACK
  11. 11. € 15m acceleration funds NOW + € 60m growth funds SOON G-WELCOME PACK
  12. 12. OUTREACH SUPPORT startuplatvia.lv presence in San Francisco international events G-WELCOME PACK
  13. 13. startup@liaa.gov.lv Olga Barreto Goncalves

×