Estonian startups

Estonian-founded transportation startup Taxify launches dockless scooters in Paris

The Estonian-founded transportation startup, Taxify, is rolling out an electric scooter service in the capital of France, Paris, and will expand the service to more cities in the coming months. By combining scooter rental with its existing ride-hailing platform that has millions of users across Europe and Africa, the company …

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€246 million invested in Estonian startups in the first half of 2018

During the first six months of 2018, €245.6 million has been invested in Estonian startups – just €26.5 million shy of the total investments of 2017. According to Startup Estonia, 15 investments in Estonian startups have taken place in the first half of the year, making the average investment size …

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PICTURES: Estonian startup produces three-wheel electric vehicles

A new Estonian startup, called Nobe (“quick” in English), is producing new vintage-inspired three-wheel electric vehicles. The company’s mission is to “change people’s perceptions and driving habits by making the electric car look stylish, timeless and sustainable”, the Tallinn-based Tehnopol Startup Incubator said. The company’s vehicles are upgradeable and recyclable. …

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An Estonian company wins a European competition for energy startups

The Estonian company, Zubax Robotics, won this year’s edition of PowerUp! – a European competition for energy, cleantech, mobility, cybersecurity and smart city startups in Central and Eastern Europe. Zubax beat startups from across Europe and was awarded for its solution that provides 10% more energy-efficient electric motor controllers for …

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Estonian ID verification startup Veriff raises USD7.7 million in an investment round

The Estonian online identity verification startup, Veriff, has raised USD7.7 million in a series A investment round; the company plans to use the investment to further develop its product and to expand to the US market. The investment round, led by Mosaic Ventures, was joined by Taavet Hinrikus, Ashton Kutcher, …

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Estonian startup Pipedrive raises USD50 million in a new investment round

The Estonian CRM and sales software startup, Pipedrive, has closed a USD50 million investment round, led by Insight Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners, with additional participation from Rembrandt Venture Partners and Atomico. Insight Venture Partners is a new investor for Pipedrive; the other participants had already previously invested in …

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Daimler to buy 10% of Estonia’s Taxify for €100 million

Daimler AG, the German multinational automotive corporation, is to buy 10% of the Estonian startup, Taxify, for over €100 million – making the market capitalisation of the startup over €1 billion. Daimler, the producer of Mercedes-Benz vehicles, is to make the investment later this week, the Estonian weekly newspaper, Eesti …

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Estonian entrepreneurs’ community raises USD2.3 million to help startups grow

Lift99, an Estonian invite-only entrepreneurs’ community, has raised USD2.3 million to develop a “founders to founders” skillsharing platform. According to Lift99, the platform in development “will transform the way startup entrepreneurs share their expertise and learn”. The investment round was led by Taizo Son, the founder of Mistletoe, a Japanese …

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Latitude59 tech conference to feature almost 100 speakers from 20 countries

The Estonian tech and startup conference, Latitude59, is to take place from 24-25 May and will feature close to 100 speakers from 20 countries. The event, taking place at Kultuurikatel in Tallinn, Estonia, will present a programme covering 13 different topics, including “Tech, democracy and the future”; “The future of …

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Hong Kong startupper: Estonia is a good place to stay focused

Kwun-Lok Ng, a startup founder from Hong Kong, is one of the increasing number of entrepreneurs who have benefitted from the Estonian startup visa programme. This article is paid for by Startup Estonia. At the beginning of 2017, Estonia launched a new programme – called the startup visa – allowing …

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