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Jun 29, 2019

A small country thrives through connectivity

Estonia has made headlines around the globe. With the adoption of internet voting during the most recent European Parliament elections, the Baltic republic of 1.3 million citizens has further strengthened its reputation as a pioneer in online governance.

Estonia 2019 / Japanese Connections
Jun 29, 2019

Baltcap: Japan's partner to build Europe's Silicon Valley

As the startup economy shows no signs of waning anytime soon, Tallinn-based private equity and venture capital firm BaltCap finds fresh momentum in identifying new investment opportunities in the Baltic region, as well as in the nearby Nordic countries.

Estonia 2019 / Japanese Connections
Jun 29, 2019

Toyota: A champion in the Baltics

Japanese auto giant Toyota entered the Estonian market in 1993 and through a steadily growing network of dealerships has become the best-selling vehicle brand in the Baltic region.

Estonia 2019 / Proudly homegrown
Jun 29, 2019

Ambitious dreams come true at TalTech

Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) has become a global leader in e-governance because it nurtures an ecosystem that encourages and inspires researchers and students to collaborate on developing solutions to important issues related to cybersecurity, digital govern...

Estonia 2019 / Proudly homegrown
Jun 29, 2019

Nordic Houses provides more time for quality living

With many of them still standing sturdy after more than 300 years, Estonia's wooden houses reflect the country's deep respect for nature and affection for the traditional structure. It comes as no huge surprise that Nordic Houses CEO Argo Saul wants to market these houses...

Estonia 2019 / Proudly homegrown
Jun 29, 2019

A route to opportunity between Estonia and Japan

Although one of Europe's youngest port's, the Port of Tallinn is one of the region's fastest growing. As of last year, it handled around 11 million passengers, more than 20 million tons of cargo and 7,700 sea vessel visits.

Estonia 2019 / Proudly homegrown
Jun 29, 2019

Estonian pharmaceuticals sets sights on Japan

With 27 years of history in the production and distribution of vitamins, medicines, veterinary drugs and dental care products, Magnum is indisputably the leader of the pharmaceutical pack in Estonia and in the neighboring Baltic states. The company attributes its success ...

Estonia 2019 / Proudly homegrown
Jun 29, 2019

Technopolis Ülemiste: Developing a smart city on the rise

The Estonian capital Tallinn is grabbing the world's attention for its rapidly-growing advanced information technology industry and vibrant startup culture. At the heart of this development, in a site of a former Soviet Union factory located next to the Tallinn Airport, i...

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