Last year, one of the Baltic Sandbox portfolio startups — Oval Global, decided to expand its service from Russia to Europe, specifically Lithuania. Oval Global is an everyday insurance platform with automated insurance products and services to let people feel predictability.

More inspiringly, the startup’s founders started their relocation journey during the pandemic. Although their trip from Moscow to Vilnius is definitely worth being captured in a short book, Oval Global’s founder is ready to share this journey with others to show that everything is possible. Even relocating your business during a pandemic.

Read the full interview with Ilya Kosolapov


The previous year didn’t promise any stability for the travel industry businesses. Difficulties caused by the pandemic made many startups go on the “standby” mode, but not SEARADAR! Even facing multiple challenges, the SEARADAR team managed to reach triple year growth and raise 200k EUR in funds before entering 2021. That’s the real unicorn spirit!

The Tallinn-based startup is an online platform for booking boats for charter captains from CIS and EU. SEARADAR is also a Baltic Sandbox portfolio company — a sustainable acceleration partner for the Eastern European startups.

Read the full article of the SEARADAR’s growth journey, changed…


What is your first thought when you hear a combination of Yachts and IT? Well, it is not always predictable, but definitely fascinating and inspiring — this is why we love the world of tech startups.

Baltic Sandbox is thrilled to share a story of our dear portfolio company — SEARADAR that is a full-cycle yacht booking concierge service for professional captains.

We had a blast talking with two founders and managing partners of SEARADAR: Max Terbov and Dima Beznasiuk, who, first of all, are professional captains and IT entrepreneurs, shared their personal story about the scamming incident that sparked…


It is not new that this year brought multiple challenges and changes to the startup ecosystem and the whole business industry in general.

Have you felt a headache when you have to hunt, recruit, and train new employees online? It is not that bad if your team is up to 10 people, but what about hiring and training hundreds of new workers weekly?

Even if hiring and distance learning processes went smoothly, how to maintain the employees’ motivation and engagement to the company when every worker needs at least weekly recognition? …


Baltic HR&ED Tech Accelerator is focused to help HRTech, and EdTech startups to deliver a front-runner product or service to the EU market.

This week, we present one of the accelerator’s participants — Hirio, a smart toolbox that enables the design of digital processes and automates the applicant funnel for mass recruitment teams. In the interview,

Kostya Miska, CEO of Hirio, who did not only present the concept of a startup but also shared the ambitious plans for the future.

What is Hirio?

Hirio is a no-code cloud recruiter. We help companies that have a high volume of applicants streamline and automate the…


Baltic HR&ED Tech Acceleratorcontinues the acceleration program for HR-Tech and Ed-Tech talents. Throughout the 8-week program period, we will be sharing the interviews with participating startups that present their concept and share the ambitious plans for the future.

This is the last week of the acceleration program, dedicated to the Investors’ Relations. The previous workshop sessions & 1-on-1 meetings before the huge Demo Day! And this week is highlighted by the interview with Mariam Gyulumyan, the CEO & Co-founder of Lucky Carrot.

Lucky Carrot provides a platform where employees can recognize each other and say “thank you” for their daily…


Baltic HR&ED Tech Accelerator continues the acceleration program for HR-Tech and Ed-Tech talents. Throughout the 8-week program period, we will be sharing the interviews with participating startups that not only present their concept but also share the ambitious plans for the future.

This week is dedicated to the product, tech, partnerships & integration disciplines. Also, it is highlighted by the story of Besavvy, an e-learning&knowledge management platform for the legal industry.

We had a blast talking with Mikhail Kochkin, the CEO of this ed-tech startup, who explained how Besavvy brings the necessary solution for old-fashioned law teaching processes. …


Lithuanian Business Angel Network (LitBAN) kicked off autumn by introducing the brand new Business Angel School 2020 program, which was created to not only broaden the competence of angel investors but also to strengthen awareness of relevant startup ecosystem and investment topics.

During September 7–30, ten LitBAN members of business angels had a chance to learn from the industry leaders from all across the CEE markets, ranging from VCs to successful super angels.

Through the 8 evening training sessions, business angels discovered the globe of an efficient startup evaluation framework. …


Baltic HR&ED Tech Accelerator continues the acceleration program for HR-Tech and ED-Tech talents. Throughout the 8-week program period, we will be sharing the interviews with participating startups that present their concept and share ambitious plans for the future.

This week, we enjoyed interviewing Lina Sokolova, the CEO & Co-founder of HRBOX, an HR platform created with love for people! Lina explains the behind-reason of the HRBOX creation and how it works.

Once, a factory worker, the HRBOX client, recognized Lina as a creator of HRBOX and ran to hug and thank her. He explained how the HRBOX solution helped him…


Baltic HR&ED Tech Accelerator continues the acceleration program for HR-Tech and Ed-Tech talents. Throughout the 8-week program period, we will be sharing the interviews with participating startups that not only present their concept but also share the ambitious plans for the future.

It is almost one month in the Baltic HR&ED Tech Accelerator’s program, and we want to highlight our Customer Development & B2B Sales week by sharing an interview with Alex Talan, the CEO of Click-Storm, an esports tournament platform. Do you that once they had to install 100PCs for the esports festival in just 24 hours? …

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