„Smells Like Spells“ candles

Lithuanian hand-made candles a hit in London and Los Angeles

It took only six months for two Lithuanian entrepreneurs, Vilnius Malinauskas and Marius Bartkevičius, to establish a business and start exporting their products. Their company, Smells Like Spells, is making natural soy was candles and home fragrances which found a niche in the US, the UK, German and Latvian markets. […]


Lithuania jumps into top 20 countries for doing business – Forbes

Lithuania has jumped seven places to 17th in the world in the Forbes Best Countries for Business rankings. […]

Fionn Dobbin at Social Enterprise summit. Photo by Laurynas Andriušis

Social entrepreneur: ‘Leave in better condition than you found it’ should be motto for all business

Fionn Dobbin, entrepreneur and lecturer at Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, started his social enterprise after he heard a story about one unhappy woman. […]

Global LT

Top young professionals returning to build Lithuania

Lithuania became a member of the European Union in 2004, and since that year almost 470,000 people have emigrated from the country. Now, many of the so-called “generation of independence” – the first generation of Lithuanians to be born after the collapse of the Soviet Union – are returning. And, with their degrees from prestigious universities and their experience working in international companies and organisations, they are having a big impact. […]

Michael Baum

Insights on building a billion-dollar company from Silicon Valley entrepreneur Michael Baum

Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur Michael Baum is coming to Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) to deliver a lecture and a pitching event. Baum is a CEO of 100 million worth investment company and startup academy FOUNDER.org which invests in student entrepreneurs from the world’s top universities and helps them build great companies. His lecture ‘The 8 Secrets to Building a Billion Dollar Company’ will take place on Tuesday 17 February. […]