Investment of USD 8 million! That is the amount that Latvian drone startup Atlas Dynamics raised to enter the North American market.
On July 20 the University of Latvia signed a deal worth €30m with the European Investment Bank over funding the second-phase construction of the Latvia Academic Center for Natural Sciences.
Latvia's flag carrier airline airBaltic flew close to 20% more passengers in the first half of 2017 over the same period last year, the airline told the press on July 18.
The Jog Latvia in the World (#izskrienLatviju) initiative is still up and running: two new teams have jogged the contour of Latvia in Ottawa, Canada last Sunday.
Latvian tennis players Anastasija Sevastova and Jeļena Ostapenko have both improved their standings in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings, with Ostapenko ranked 12th after making it into the quarterfinals in Wimbledon 2017, repeating her career high.
Grand Prix of Nations Rīga 2017 and the 3rd European Choir Games commenced at 8pm on 16th July, with the Opening Event for participants at the National Library of Latvia, once again transforming Rīga into the world’s choir music capital for a week.
Jelena Ostapenko continued her remarkable winning streak July 10, beating Elina Svitolina in straight sets, 6-3, 7-6 to rack up 11 grand slam singles victories in a row.
On July 10 the Latvian National Armed Forces (NBS) turns 98, closing in to a respectable hundred years of age.