Posts tagged as platform

Latvia’s Riga Festival to Host Industry Platform Magnetic Series

Saturday, August 1, 2020

The Riga International Film Festival in Latvia is set to host Magnetic Series, a Nordic industry platform dedicated to drama series and streamers for the Nordic region, Russia, Germany and Greenland. Magnetic Series, which will be running Oct 16 only, will have a hybrid format allowing Baltic and Nordic producers to pitch their episodic content in person or online. The lineup of selected episodic projects will be unveiled by National…

The dark side of scrolling. Abuse of children gets platform on social media

By Augustinas Šulija on Friday, July 31, 2020

Reports about illegal and harmful content on the internet increased substantially in Lithuania this year. Social networks like Instagram are the new hunting grounds for child abusers, observers warn. Sofia, an artist and designer in her late 20s based in Spain, was calmly scrolling through her Instagram feed, when a shocking picture of a child posing as an adult model appeared on her phone screen. “It was an 8-year-old boy…

New platform for national and local authorities created in Latvia

Thursday, July 23, 2020

A new platform for national and local authorities has been created, which will allow their home pages to be created in a uniform design and structure said Vita Vodinska, head of the project, in an interview with Latvian Radio July 23. Currently, many public authorities’ homepages are out of date, said the project manager. For example, many are not compatible with mobile devices. Up to now 13 websites have now been…

DoctorOnline platform demanded in Latvia

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Demand for remote consulting platform DoctorOnline has increased significantly due to COVID-19, said business development director Santa Batuhtina-Banga to Latvian Radio on May 14. When the business took off, around 10 consultations a week would take place. Now, the number has increased to 50-80 consultations a day. The number of medical staff registered on the platform has also dramatically increased. “This is the first remote medical consultation platform in Latvia.…

Criminal investigation launched in Estonia on Latvia’s crowdfunding platform

Monday, February 3, 2020

Estonia has launched a criminal investigation on allegedly scam, now bankrupt crowdfunding platform Envestio that traces back to Latvia, said Neka Personiga (Nothing Personal) analytical news program of commercial Channel 3. Nobody is monitoring the crowdfunding sector in Europe, and Estonia has quite a liberal approach to this. According to estimates, Envestio managed to raise around EUR 30 mln, and now law enforcement authorities are establishing what has happened exactly…

Friends, family and fools-funded Al platform gets traction

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Behind the fintech startup Alpha Visum that has created the first US stock market analysis platform using AI pattern recognition as methodology for the fundamental data analysis stands a money-savvy man, Artis Zablockis, PhD candidate in business management with more than 13 years’ experience in the financial sector. Along with his business partner, Vadims Bogusko, the new-generation businessmen look to double revenue on the Al-employing platform in the New Year…

Startup contest to take place as part of PropTech Riga forum in September

Friday, August 24, 2018

PropTech startups are eager applying for the challenge contest within the framework of the international forum devoted to technologies in the real estate industry – PropTech Riga, to take place in Riga on 27th and 28th of September. Eight startup companies applied for the contest: four from Latvia and one from each Lithuania, Estonia, Belarus and Russia, offering to take the real estate (RE) industry to new level. An international…