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Estonia’s Põhjala brewery rated 57th in the world by beer connoisseurs

The Põhjala brewery in Tallinn, Estonia, has been rated 57th in the world by beer connoisseurs rating beers on the ratebeer.com website. Põhjala is the only Estonian brewery to make it to the ratebeer.com top 100. Its highest-rated beers are all imperial stouts, with two of them – the To …

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Estonia is one of the least corrupt countries in the world – index

According to the 2018 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index, Estonia is one of the least corrupt countries in the world, having been ranked 18th among 180 countries. The 180 countries in the index are given a score from zero (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). Estonia’s score in the 2018 …

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Almost a 1,000 people have moved to Estonia on the two-year-old startup visa

The Estonian startup visa has allowed 931 people to move to the country within the past two years since it was launched. Altogether, the startup visa programme received 1,108 applications, Startup Estonia said in a blog post. “When in 2017 we had 167 employees and 107 founders relocate to Estonia, …

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Estonia to host the Bocuse d’Or Europe culinary competition in 2020

Bocuse d´Or unveiled on 18 January that Estonia will serve as the host country for the 2020 European selection of the world’s most prestigious culinary competition.  Bocuse d´Or is an international gastronomy contest, culminating in the grand finale in Lyon, France, every two years. Continental preliminaries are held in carefully selected locations and Estonia has been awarded the privilege …

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What is it like to work for one of the fastest growing Estonian startups?

Kreet Prants, the verification operations lead at Veriff, the Estonian startup of the year, gives an overview of the fast-growing company’s goals, working culture and the kind of people it is looking for to join its team. Veriff is one of the fastest growing startups in Estonia, providing web and …

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Estonia only 16th most startup-friendly country in the world – magazine

Estonia likes to toot its horn when it comes to the country’s startups, but according to the CEOWORLD magazine rankings, Estonia is only 16th most startup-friendly country in the world. The CEOWORLD magazine’s “most startup-friendly countries in the world” is an annual assessment of a country’s competitiveness and capabilities in …

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Veriff voted the Estonian startup of the year

According to a poll, conducted among Estonian venture capitalists by the Estonian radio programme, Restart, Veriff was voted the Estonian startup of the year in 2018.  Sten Tamkivi, the president of the Estonian Startup Leaders Club, and Taavi Kotka, the Estonian government’s former chief information officer, were guests at the …

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Enterprise Estonia to open an office in New York City

Enterprise Estonia, the state-run agency responsible for promoting Estonia abroad and attracting investment, is to open a representative office in New York City in 2019. The agency will launch a search of the foreign representative in the beginning of the new year. “To be able to get access to export …

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