As an expert with over 15 years of experience in real estate, Edgars leads the business development of Crowdestate’s crowdfunding marketplace and manages several real estate development projects in Riga. Crowdestate is an Estonian fintech company connecting real estate and people via real estate crowdfunding.
Edgars is an innovator with an expertise in urban innovations, crowdfunding as well as real estate investments. Since 2004 he has been managing different real estate projects in Latvia (advisory, transactions, restructuring, development). Edgars has gained international experience as a member of Citymart team (Barcelona) and successfully delivered innovation research projects for San Francisco, Lagos, Barcelona, Malmö and Moscow. He has also carried out urban development projects such as Riga Powerhouse’s coworking space concept for creative SMEs as well as Roja village WiFi cloud while working as Economic Development Advisor for Roja Municipality, Latvia. Edgars holds an MBA degree and is actively supporting innovations and urban development initiatives as moderator and speaker at various conferences and workshops.