From 2018 to this day Riga City Council, in cooperation with highschool business incubators and Investment and Development Agency of Latvia implements a grant programme “Rīgas drosmes grants” aiming to promote absolutely new and fresh business ideas in very early stage of development. Business ideas may cover very wide range of different sectors and. Within the programme it is possible to receive 100 % financing for developing the product, marketing, selling strategy etc. The grant amount available for one business idea is 2 000 EUR. The open call of the grant programme is organised once a year – in autumn.