Fintech forum
On 13 September, Riga hosted Latvia's FinTech forum. Participants discussed FinTech development trends and growth perspectives, capital availability for FinTech companies, the regulatory framework and talent attraction.
Welcome to Latvia
Latvia is a new homeplace for global fintech business. Friendly regulation, sandbox, numerous benefits and access to talents and infrastructure contribute to financial innovations. Easy licensing process in Latvia contributes to the scaling business globally.
Fintech portal Latvia
We have created Latvian FinTech and innovation portal to support European and Latvia-based FinTech companies. Important information and tools are located in a single place easily accessible by navigation. Just check it out!
Innovation hub
If you are a FinTech company wishing to provide services in Latvia, we will help you find the right licensing solution. Apply for advice!
Regulatory sandbox
If you have an innovative financial service, its presentation or business model, you are welcome to test it in a particular environment – Regulatory Sandbox!
Innovation Hub

Innovation Hub

Innovation Hub is a special FCMC contact point for FinTech companies and market participants. You will receive professional advice from the best FCMC experts. You can receive support at any stage of business development.
Regulatory Sandbox

Regulatory Sandbox

Existing and potential financial market participants are welcome to test and verify compliance of innovative services with regulatory requirements in a particular environment – the Regulatory Sandbox.
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding operates through digital platforms that bring together potential investors or lenders and companies that need funding. If you wish to obtain an operating licence for crowdfunding, please refer to the FCMC.
Financial instruments

Financial instruments

New business models have been developed for attracting investment through financial instruments. One of the new business models is an investment platform. If you wish to obtain a licence to operate an investment platform, apply to the FCMC for the licence.
Crypto-assets

Crypto-assets

There is a very rapid growth and development of crypto-asset industry worldwide today. Crypto-assets have great potential to boost innovation in the financial market.
Payment services

Payment services

Innovative technology solutions enable faster, more convenient and efficient payment services. If you plan to introduce a new innovative payment service, consult the FCMC about the appropriate permit to start the provision of payment services.
RegTech

RegTech

RegTech solutions allow financial institutions to automate processes and accomplish them within a shorter time span. Take a look at particular areas of RegTech solutions and refer to the FCMC if you are planning to develop an IT solution in any of these areas and need expert advice.

Success stories

Anastasija Oļeiņika
Anastasija Oļeiņika
TWINO Investments Board Member
A rapidly growing FinTech company such as TWINO can thrive only in an open startup ecosystem that welcomes and supports us when necessary. We’ve greatly benefitted from having access to local mentors and advanced tech knowledge, as well as events and incentives that support tech innovation.
Rolands Mesters
Rolands Mesters
CEO of Nordigen
Today, our company is steadily becoming one of the top players in open banking, doing our best to democratise the industry with free account information services, and premium insights and analytics.
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