Taxify, the Estonian ride-hailing app, has reached unicorn status with a $1 billion valuation after raising $175 million in a round led by German automaker Daimler. China’s Didi Chuxing, the European VC Korelya Capital, and TransferWise co-founder Taavet Hinrikus also participated in the round. Daimler will join Taxify’s board as part of the deal. Prior to this […]
Tech.eu today released an in-depth report on the Baltic startup ecosystem(s) at the Digital Freedom Festival in Riga. The report features an data-driven look at how the technology startup scenes in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia have evolved in the past four years, zooming in on trends in funding and M&A transactions. The report also features […]
In the second part of our deep dive into the Estonian tech and startup scene, Ivo Špigel talks to the startups, co-working spaces and accelerators that are making things happen in the Baltic digital wonderland.
Tech.eu’s Ivo Spigel took a trip to Estonia, to get a first-hand look at how this small Baltic country has transformed itself into a global digital leader.
An interview with Hardi Meybaum, the young successful Estonian entrepreneur who sold his company GrabCAD to Stratasys for a rumoured $100 million last year.
Estonia, one of Europe’s smallest countries, has recently introduced an e-Residency program that allows non-residents to apply for virtual citizenship. We asked government CIO Taavi Kotka what gives.
What are the challenges and opportunities of being part of the European startup ecosystem? Four entrepreneurs from across the region weigh in on funding, cultural advantages and thinking global.