Silver Tambur

Silver Tambur is the cofounder and Editor-in-Chief of Estonian World. He has previously studied journalism at the University of Tartu, and politics and society at the Birkbeck College, University of London. Silver has been the editor at the Estonian Public Broadcasting’s news service in English, as well as contributing for the Business Sense magazine in the UK, Deutsche Welle and Radio New Zealand. You can also follow him on Twitter and like his page on Facebook. You can write to Silver at silver@estonianworld.com.

Erply’s founder & CEO Kris Hiiemaa: “Estonian startups should take full advantage of the opportunities that they’ve been offered”

The energetic chap sitting opposite me is wearing an informal t-shirt and scans his eyes rather quickly through the pages of local weekly newspaper in front of him. By the look, age and dress code he’s fairly similar to Mark Zuckerberg. Like Zuckerberg, the young gent behind a coffee cup …

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Estonian hackathon Garage48 opens a new hub in Tallinn (Video)

Hackathon Garage48 recently opened a new spacious and funky hub in the centre of Tallinn. Garage48 hub is a community led co-working, inspirational space for start-ups and creative, tech and entrepreneurial people from Tallinn and anywhere else in the world. The working language at the hub is English and international …

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5 Reasons why Estonia is a successful start-up nation

Estonia is the 151st -smallest country in the world by population, yet it produces more start-ups per head of population than any other country in Europe. Skype was programmed by Estonian tech wizards. The internet-telephony company (now part of Microsoft) runs on software written by four Estonians and has its …

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Ivo Aulik leads another Estonian success story in London’s Canary Wharf

In less than five years, Ivo Aulik has built up one of the most successful minicab firms in London’s prosperous Canary Wharf business district, favourably rated by local corporations and hotels alike. His company is called Carrot Cars and although its cars are not sharing their colour with a vitamin …

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Pianist Mihkel Poll wins The Guildhall Wigmore Recital Prize (Video)

The Guildhall Wigmore Recital Prize annually awards a talented Guildhall School musician with a Wigmore Hall recital. Young and talented Estonian pianist Mihkel Poll was the recipient of this year’s award, and his winner’s recital became a special occasion. London’s Wigmore Hall is a leading international recital venue that specialises …

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Brian Eno impressed by the performance of Estonian TV girls’ choir (Video)

Estonian TV girls’ choir recently performed at the Camden Roundhouse in London, where they shared the bill with Grammy winner Imogen Heap and the rising star Ana Silvera. Present among the audience was one of the most successful producers (produced for U2, Coldplay, David Bowie) in the world, the father …

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