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European Commission Supports the Global Hack, a Global Tech Movement to Combat the Coronavirus

The European Commission has announced it is supporting the upcoming Global Hack, an online hackathon organised by the world’s tech community. The Hackathon is designed to rapidly develop much needed solutions in the current COVID-19 pandemic. Kai Isand, head organiser

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Estonian Startup Help: Raise €250K Or More

The emergency situation, remote working, the aim of avoiding physical contacts are making companies to adapt their products and services to the current situation. Estonian startup sector has responded fast and vigorously to the changing socioeconomic situation caused by the

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Coronavirus: Wisefund Offers Funding Relief To European Based Businesses

As the global Covad-19 Coronavirus Pandemic starts its streak across Europe, businesses both large and small are bracing for the imminent problems that are forthcoming. This is not a slow process, as it is hitting world economies quickly and hard.

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Xolo Launches Business Banking for e-Residents in Estonia

Xolo will offer all new customers of Xolo Leap a fully-licensed German bank account, available online through the platform. The banking functionality is provided by Wirecard. This removes the last obstacle for a quick and seamless launch of an EU company through

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Estonian Real Estate Crowdfunding Aggregator Wins Fintech Battle Pitch Competition at TechChill

Leading startup and tech conference in the Baltics TechChill sets records and gathers over 2300 attendees from across the globe. Estonian startup wins TechChill 2020 pitch competition and receives the main prize. The lucky winner took home 10 000 EUR,

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Estonia Fintech Startups Map 2020- First ever Draft of the Fintech Scene in Estonia

Fintech is a rapidly emerging area of business in Estonia with now 77 companies, among which 18 in the blockchain, crypto space, according to the first ever draft of the Estonia Fintech Startup Map. Estonia has a burgeoning blockchain industry

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Estonia Seeking to Make e-Residency More Efficient for Entrepreneurs

The Estonian government approved the e-Residency 2.0 action plan at a Cabinet meeting last Thursday, with the objective of making the e-Residency program more secure, more beneficial for Estonian entrepreneurs, and more convenient for the e-residency community. Prime Minister Jüri

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10 Estonian Fintech Startups at Money 20/20 in Amsterdam

Money 20/20 Europe, a global event that celebrates the intersection between money and technology, concluded its 2019 run in Europe last month, held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. One of the highlights there was a presentation by Finance Estonia, a financial sector

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Estonia Toughens Crypto Regulation Amid Money Laundering Concerns

The Estonian government has passed a bill that tightens the regulation on granting virtual currency activity licenses to providers active in the sale and purchase of virtual currencies as well as those who provide virtual currency wallet services, this is

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10 Hottest Fintech Startups in the Baltic States

Despite being a relatively small market compared to its other European counterparts, the Baltic region is quickly surging ahead in the global fintech race. It was once hailed by the World Economic Forum as one of the most innovative region

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