Information and Communications Technology Industry in Latvia


General Information
Registration number: 
Year of foundation: 
Industry (NACE 2): 
63 Information service activities
63.9 Other information service activities
Number of employees: 
201 - 500
Turnover (EUR):
1 000 001 - 2 000 000
4 000 001 - 5 000 000
Export volume (EUR):
No data
No data
Export countries: 
Head of the Company
Name, surname: 
Mr Juris Mendziņš - Member of the Board
Contact Information
Marijas iela 2, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia
marketing [at] leta [dot] lv
Contact persons' name, surname: 
Mr Juris Mendziņš - Member of the Board
Languages spoken : 
Business Profile and Cooperation Interests
Business profile: 

National Information Agency LETA is the leading source of information in Latvia. We offer top quality, objective and current news from Latvia, the Baltics and the world to the mass media, government institutions and organizations, embassies and businesses, as well as an extensive range of business information services, providing a solid foundation for carefully weighed decisions and successful business activity.

LETA main product groups: news, media monitoring, photo and video service, reviews, databases, digitization, etc.

LETA Media Monitoring is the first and the largest specialized media monitoring and content-analysis provider in Latvia and the Baltics.

Since 2009, LETA has been offering high-quality digitization services – scanning of materials and segmentation of documents. We offer the transformation of any printed document/material into digital format.

From 2012, LETA has established a close partnership with the University of Latvia, Artificial Intelligence Lab through five NLP-related Research and Innovation projects funded by the national ICT Centre of Excellence and the European Regional Development Fund.

LETA is the only medium in Latvia that has been highly successful in implementing large-scale information, news-processing and analysis projects, as well as speech-recognition and other projects in collaboration with leading global media and researchers – the BBC, Deutsche Welle, the Idiap Research Institute, the Qatar Computing Research Institute, University College London, the University of Edinburgh Project and others.

Areas of activities: 

  • Consulting/project management services,
  • distributor/reseller,
  • research, 
  • information and business intelligence services,
  • news agency,
  • data analysis.

Providing services for sectors: 

  • Education and culture,
  • finansial and insurance industries,
  • health and social care,
  • manufacture of food and beverages,
  • public administration and defence,
  • telecommunications,
  • media,
  • public relations. 

Member of association: Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Latvian Press Publishers` Association.

Cooperation interests: 

We are looking for partners/ companies that offer digitization or similar services, potential customers interested in digitizing their archives, such as libraries, archives, publishers, etc.

We are interested in cooperation in research projects for the development of data-processing, structuring, analysis and visualization solutions.