BOTTOM LINE STUDIO: Our guest Kaspars Rožkalns

We can’t believe how quickly this semester has gone by! We are pleased to announce the final episode of the video podcast for this semester, the last episode of Bottom Line Studio this year before the leave for winter break. This episode will be moderated by RBS BBA student and Student Union president Dāvis Indriksons. He will interview a current Executive MBA student Kaspars Rozkalns who also happens to be the Director General at Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (Latvijas Investīciju un attīstības aģentūra – LIAA). In this episode we will be asking Kaspars about: the Step-by-step process of starting and building a business in Latvia, what is LIAA and how it can help businesses grow in Latvia, the current business environment in Latvia, and what it takes to grow a business as an entrepreneur. Kaspars has been working in LIAA for nearly 8 years where he is focusing on increasing export and the competitiveness of Latvian companies, facilitating foreign investment, and implementing tourism development and innovation policies. Currently, Kaspars Rožkalns is also studying in the RBS Executive MBA program. Prior to working at LIAA, Kaspars was working in the private sector and even was the entrepreneur of “Easypaint” for 5 years where he was offering transportation and logistics, recreational activities, and marketing campaigns.