Finance Estonia

FinanceEstonia stands for the interest of fintech businesses


Estonia has a positive image in Europe regarding financial IT and start-up sector overall. However, according to Saar, it is necessary to supplement this public image by increasingly showcasing the innovation itself. "The success of businesses is to a large part dependent on legal factors. For example, potential clients could have the option to start using financial services without the physical presence at the office,…

500 entrepreneurs run their companies via e-Residency


As of today, we have received over 6700 e-Residency applications from 120 countries, and there are more than 500 companies connected to e-residents. We have already exceeded our initial goal for 2015 by more than three-fold, and have received a vast amount of positive feedback, especially considering that we are still in the beta phase. We are also happy to announce that in the last…
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FinanceEstonia helped to promote e-residency in Nordic Business Forum


“The main idea is that 60% of people who apply for e-residency want to start or transfer their business here. The problem is that after the government has finished the paperwork, the foreigners still do not have a good idea how to operate in Estonian legal and business environment. This is where FinanceEstonia can help - we are connecting a lot of businesses that can…
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Estonia is Lonely Planet`s nr 1 best value destination for 2016!


"Bagging a good deal on the road can be almost as thrilling as the trip itself, no matter what your travel budget. Make your hard-earned cash go further with our essential annual hot-list of where to go for wallet-friendly wandering, whether you’re hunting for a bargain or in search of old-school cheapness." Is written on the Lonely Planet`s website. Lonely Planet’s best value destinations for…
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Sensors and intelligent street lighting in Tallinn


What makes Kalaranna street smart is the sensors enabling to get real-time information about traffic, noise and other parameters relevant to both local people and city officials. In the future, the data gathered from Kalaranna can be combined with other public data, creating new value through better traffic and utilities management. Eliko's technology is based on open 6LoWPAN communication, which is why it is easy to…
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EDIA featured on Estonian national TV morning talk show


Many working products and display models were also in the studio, including a multirotor by ELI, a jammer by Rantelon, a scaled model of the MMH mobile hospital solution by Maru & Semetron, a scale model of the UGV being developed by Terramil and a full size section of the mobile bomb shelter created by Terramil was placed outside of the studio. Mr. Väärsi when…
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Tallinn recognizes its brightest entrepreneurs


The purpose of the Tallinn Entrepreneurship Awards is to promote entrepreneurship and introduce the most active companies and organisations to the public at large. Thus prizes were awarded to the most outstanding entrepreneurs in six main categories. The title of Best Development Project was awarded for the development of the AS Technopolis Ülemiste Bernhard Schmidt office building. The 13-storey building with space for 1,000 employees…
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Among the nominees of the Tallinn Enterprise Awards 2015 are FinanceEstonia and Fundwise


The nominees for the best collaborative project 2015 are: The crowdfunding platform Fundwise – project leader is Fundwise OÜ The public-private financial sector cluster FinanceEstonia – project leader is non-profit organisation FinanceEstonia Telliskivi Creative City – project leader is OÜ Telliskivi Maja The additional information about categories and nominees is available on the Tallinn Entrepreneurship Day website Source: MTÜ FinanceEstonia
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The members of FinanceEstonia have created more than 500 new jobs in Estonia


According to the Statistics Estonia, there were 1527 financial sector companies in Estonia on 2014, which is less then in previous three years. In 2012 there were 2412 financial sector companies, while in 2014 the number of companies had dropped to 1527. Aare Tammemäe, the Chairman of the Board of FinanceEstonia said, that it is hard to comment such a drastic drop without having any…