As true international professional, A.Sabonis reached the professional heights playing worldwide, came back to Lithuania and invested in basketball schools for children, always have been actively involved in the promotion of Lithuanian basketball, its development and continuity.
Investments to Lithuania
Aurimas Adomavičius, Devbridge, USA
Aurimas founded Devbridge Group, IT development company, in Chicago in 2008. Since 2011, it operates in Lithuania with main office in Kaunas and a branch in Vilnius. The decision to expand to Lithuania was driven by friendship links and high-quality human resources. Since then, Aurimas is a passionate investment ambassador of Lithuania in the world of business.
Global Experience for Lithuanian Business
Carlos Levenstein, Brazil
Lithuanian heritage of Carlos found expression in pro-active mentor-ship of young and more mature Lithuanian companies, namely Team Gate and Trikdis, Blue Bridge Code and Novatronas, Naujoji Ringuva.
Global Innovations Go Lithuania
Raimundas ir Mindaugas Steponavičiai, Lithuania
Raimundas came back from UK after PhD studies in spectroscopics and in cooperation with brother Mindaugas founded innovation-based company Sprana. In 2014 it was awarded “Innovation award 2014″ for creating at-line UV-Vis-IR analyzer for inorganic fertilizer Sprana FerSpec v1.0. In 2015 it was nominated to the most successful high-tech company at “Knowledge Economy Companies 2014″ awards.
Global Lithuanian Connectors
Daiva Cekanauskas Navarrette, USA
In the position of honorary consul, she views herself as intermediary in commercial matters, offering support to Lithuanian companies and business people, attracting investments to Lithuania, creating cultural programs, and collaborating with Lithuanian-American organizations. Thanks to recently established Lithuanian World Arts Council Lithuanian films, literature, music, visual arts have global audience.
Global Friend of Lithuania
Chris Butler, British Chamber of Commerce, in Lithuania from UK
Chris has proven his love and respect for Lithuania by initiating cooperation and business agreements between Lithuania and UK and promoting Lithuania as trustworthy investment destination, mainly through British Chamber of Commerce. His passion and initiative brought to Lithuania quite a few famous British brands, Barclays and Callcredit among them.
Lithuanian Ideas Go Global
Martynas Gudonavičius, Trafi, UK and Lithuania
World’s most accurate public transportation app Trafi raised 5.5 million euros of investment and was listed among Best Sold Apps of 2014 by Apple. It has integrated the transportation systems of Latvia, Estonia, Turkey, Brazil and many others and is marketed as most comfotable travellers’ tool.
Local Impact of Global Experience
Arnius Bijanskis, Valdemaras Povilaitis, Andrius Sadauskas, Akmenė, Lithuania
Diverse experience with construction projects in Sweden and Norway encouraged the group of childhood friends to found the company in hometown Akmenė Avastata and drive it towards impressive expansion. Presently, Avastata Group employs 111 people. Three years in a row, it was certified as one of the most credible companies of the country. In addition, they support local basketball team, sport center, children foster care home, and center for disabled in Akmenė. Avastata is acknowledged as the company with most beautiful surrounding environment.