Linas Tadas Karosas
Linas Tadas Karosas (born 1964 in Vilnius) is a Lithuanian businessman, serial entrepreneur, the founder and developer of e-commerce enterprises,the owner of holding company "LTk Capital", the founder and owner of restaurants chain "Čili Holdings".
Tadas Karosas graduated with a law degree from Vilnius University and was assigned to prosecutor's office, where he worked for about 5–6 years. Around 1993, he entered the business world. The first transactions were privatizations in post-Soviet Lithuania. Since then he has been involved in a variety of business ventures in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia.
Tadas Karosas is the owner of "LTk Capital" holding (established in 2001), which concentrates in e-commerce business. The holding "LTk Capital" manages the e-shops: „pigu.lt“ and "sau.lt" in Lithuania, „220.lv“ and „dlb.lv“ in Latvia, „dlb.ee“in Estonia, „dlb.fi“ in Finland.
"PriceOn.lt" (Unique PriceComparison Engine) also belongs to the holding which is managed by Tadas Karosas.
Tadas Karosas is the founder, owner and chairman of the Board of "Čili Holdings" - the largest restaurant chain in the Balticstates. The chain currently owns over eighty restaurants ("Čili pica","Čili kaimas", "Čili Kinija","Tokyo","SOYA", "Forest", 1822 home delivery service, food manufacturing unit "Maisto namai").
Tadas Karosas owns one of the largest companies in the Baltic States' which specializes in the import and wholesale of cosmetics and perfumes "Kruzas Nordic Cosmetics Distribution" and chain of spa centers, massage facilities ands alons "East Island".
Previously Tadas Karosas developed and successfully sold the cosmetics and perfumes shops chain "SARMA", the basis of which currently works "Douglas" in Lithuania. The entrepreneur established and developed "Gelvora" - physical and intellectual security company, the basis of which currently works "Falcksecurity" in Lithuania. Tadas Karosas also founded "Gelvoros saugos konsultacijos" - debt recovery and management company, which was sold to Swedish company. In 2007 the Tadas Kasosas established online entertainment portal and online TV "ctv.lt", which were sold in 2011. In 2009 the companies, that are managed by Tadas Karosas, started few e-commerce projects in Belgium, Netherlands and Germany. The activities were sold in 2012.