Technology

Technology news about Estonians

The Estonian taxi­booking app Taxify raises $100K

The Tallinn, Estonia-based Taxify that builds global fleet management tools and mobile booking apps for taxi companies, has raised a seed round of  USD100,000. The investment comes from a several angel investors in the US, Asia and Estonia, including Märt Kelder, Martin Villig and Andrus Purde from the “Skype Mafia”, Toomas Bergmann, a cofounder of …

The Estonian taxi­booking app Taxify raises $100K Read More »

From zero to hero in 48 hours – how does hackathon Garage48 work?

Estonian-founded Garage48 hackathon is an event where computer programmers and others in the field of software development – like graphic designers, interface designers and project managers – collaborate intensively on software projects within 48 hours over the weekend. The aim of the event is to set up working firms by the …

From zero to hero in 48 hours – how does hackathon Garage48 work? Read More »

Google VP Vint Cerf to participate in the Estonian ICT Week 2014

At the end of April, the Estonian ICT Week 2014, an international information and communications technology week held in Tallinn, will host numerous opinion leaders from the IT field, including one of the “fathers of the internet”, Google VP and technology evangelist Vint Cerf, as well as Gartner VP and …

Google VP Vint Cerf to participate in the Estonian ICT Week 2014 Read More »

Click a button and grow herbs – the story of Estonian startup Click & Grow

Three years after coming up with its first product, Smartpot, a Tartu-based smart houseplant producer Click & Grow launches its second one – Smart Herb Garden. The third one, Smart Farm, is also in planning. When launched in 2010, Click & Grow was one of the first of the new …

Click a button and grow herbs – the story of Estonian startup Click & Grow Read More »

New Estonian safety device monitors elderly people’s movements

Estonian startup Rahu has come up with a wristband for elderly people, which alerts the family members in case of an accident and sends the data to the company’s monitoring centre. With people living and staying in good health longer, there is a growing trend for more elderly people staying …

New Estonian safety device monitors elderly people’s movements Read More »

Estonian startup Cognuse to develop brain injury recovery solutions at Baltimore business accelerator

Cognuse, an Estonian startup that develops and distributes new evaluation and recovery solutions for brain injury patients, has been accepted to the DreamIt Health business accelerator in Baltimore, USA. Altogether, 120 companies applied for the DreamIt Health business acceleration programme, and only nine of them were shortlisted and accepted. “With …

Estonian startup Cognuse to develop brain injury recovery solutions at Baltimore business accelerator Read More »

Estonia gets its first hardware-focused startup accelerator – Buildit

Based in the Tartu Science Park, one of the largest high-tech incubators in the Baltics, Buildit is the first accelerator in the Baltic and Nordic region with focus on physical devices (hardware in combination with software). With smart physical things one of the trendsetters in the startup world this year …

Estonia gets its first hardware-focused startup accelerator – Buildit Read More »

Estonian startup GoWorkaBit wins Seedcamp London 2014

Estonian startup GoWorkaBit has won the Seedcamp London 2014 – a five-day event aimed at connecting the 20 best fresh web-tech, mobile and software talents with some of the leading entrepreneurs, developers, experts and investors from all across Europe and all over the world. GoWorkaBit, founded by an Estonian HR-specialist, Kei Karlson, specialises …

Estonian startup GoWorkaBit wins Seedcamp London 2014 Read More »

Estonian World is in a dire need of your support.
Read our appeal here and become a supporter on Patreon 
close-image
Scroll to Top