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Let Merck Accelerator’s experience in partnerships boost your business

Designed as a science and technological partnership, the Darmstadt, Germany-based Merck Accelerator Program connects Estonian startups to innovation projects of Merck and its Innovation Centre; applications for the programme are open. This is a paid content. A wise man once said, “If I can make it here – I can …

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Estonian-founded, London-based insurance startup Zego raises USD42 million

The Estonian-founded, London-based insurance startup, Zego, raised USD42 million in an investment round to fund the company’s European expansion. The proceeds of the round will be used to fuel Zego’s expansion across Europe and double its workforce, the company said in a statement. The Series B investment was led by …

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Estonia opens an honorary consulate in Phoenix, AZ

The Estonian ambassador to the United States, Jonatan Vseviov, opened an Estonian honorary consulate in Phoenix, Arizona, to give a boost to the development of Estonian-US business relations in the region. The opening ceremony took place on 10 June, and in addition to the ambassador, the ceremony was attended by …

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Estonian-founded startup accelerator becomes an official partner of Google

Startup Wise Guys, the Estonian-founded and now Riga, Latvia-based startup accelerator, has become an official partner for Google Developers Launchpad in the Baltics to support the growing Baltic startup industry. The “Startup Wise Guys Powered by Google Developers Launchpad” initiative will connect Startup Wise Guys to an elite group of …

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Estonian entrepreneurs: Diversity is an enormous asset for businesses

The leaders of big Estonian companies see diversity as an enormous asset for businesses, saying that the more diverse the company is, the more likely is it to come up with creative solutions. On this year’s Diversity Day, the Estonian Human Rights Centre invited representatives from four big Estonia-based companies …

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British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay becomes a fan of Estonian-made igloo-style huts

Gordon Ramsay, one of the best-known and most influential British chefs, has followed fellow Brits, footballer David Beckham and film director Guy Ritchie, by becoming a fan of igloo-style pods, made by Estonian company Iglucraft. According to the Daily Mail, Ramsay has filed a planning application with his local council in …

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The Ukrainian-Estonian chamber of commerce founded in Tallinn

The Ukrainian-Estonian Chamber of Commerce (UECC) was founded on 31 May in the Estonian capital, Tallinn, to help with cooperation between the Estonian and Ukrainian companies and the two countries. The chamber was established by two companies, Elme Messer Gaas and Ilyashev & Partners Law Office. The NGO aims to …

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Estonia drops four places in the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings

Estonia has in 2019 dropped four places in the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings and is now ranked 35th. IMD, an independent business school, based in Switzerland and Singapore, ranks Estonia 35th in this year’s index. The index doesn’t specify what caused Estonia’s drop, but it says that “competitiveness across Europe …

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TransferWise cofounder: the new government’s damage to Estonia’s reputation is disastrous

Taavet Hinrikus, one of the founders of TransferWise, the most successful Estonian-founded startup, said in an interview that Estonia’s new populist and far-right government has caused immeasurable damage to the country’s reputation.  In an interview given to Estonian daily newspaper, Postimees, Taavet Hinrikus – a cofounder of the London-based money …

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