Person Of Interest

Andris K. Berzins: Insights into the Baltic startup scene
Businessman, investor and startup advocate Andris K. Berzins talks to us about his remarkable international upbringing and his almost 30 years of business experience. He tells why the Baltic startup scene is more than hype, how the modern investor and company founder differs from those of the past and reveals a couple of very useful tips on how to pitch your idea more effectively.


Latvietis Var Visu! Aigars Pētersons

Prof. Dr. habil. med. Aigars Petersons, rector of Rīga Stradiņš University, is one of the most renowned Latvian pediatric surgeons.
“Education is like lighthouse that provides light and helps us to reach our goals and fulfill our dreams!”


Latvietis Var Visu! Carnival Youth

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The Latvian indie trio Carnival Youth is one of the most successful new generation bands from the Baltic region, as proved by The European Border Breakers award that they received at Eurosonic 2016.
Band members congratulate everyone with the new school year!
“The more you learn, the more questions you have, and life becomes more interesting!”


Latvietis Var Visu! Aļona Ostapenko

Latvian tennis player Alona Ostapenko - winner of the 2017 French Open tournament, congratulates all students with the new school year!
“Never forget about the education!’’


Latvietis Var Visu! Baiba Braže

Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy of NATO Baiba Braže congratulates with September 1 and shares thoughts about education:
- September 1 is the moment, when we need to think about our goals for our growth and self-improvement.
- Today's education is lifelong learning.
- It is important not only to acquire knowledge and skills by yourself but also to be able to share them with the community.