Lithuania made a triple jump into becoming the European FinTech centre

The fact about Lithuania as one the most favourable and friendly jurisdiction for FinTech companies, planning to offer payment service across the EU is spreading out. 30 electronic money institutions had activity licences issued by the Bank of Lithuania licenses in 2017, as in 2016 there were just 12. According the information, announced by the Bank of Lithuania on 29th January 2017, about 100 companies are on consultations about licencing opportunities in Lithuania and 19 are now under review. So what factors influenced such growth and interest in FinTech licensing in Lithuania? […]

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Boosting local startups globally at Vilnius Tech Park

Startup Lithuania, a team of Enterprise Lithuania, a government agency to assist startups in Lithuania, relocates to the biggest startup hub in the Baltics and Nordics, soon to be launched in Vilnius. The decision to move part of the government agency closer to startups themselves clearly represents Lithuania’s aim to emerge as the leading startup-friendly ecosystem in the Baltic region. […]