Estonian Startup Ecosystem
4300 new jobs created, ¾ in Estonia
Startups paid €35M in employment taxes (2017)
Raised over 640€M in the last 10 years
(90% foreign funds)
scene in numbers
the last 10
Fintech Developer tools Collaboration Up-and-coming
clear and gives
Startup Estonia is
ecosystem to create
Becoming a part of the ecosystem
Ease of access – Startup Visa – fast track visa for startup entrepreneurs to scale their business
through the Estonian ecosystem!
For non-EU startup founders as well as Estonian startups
Startup – innovative and repeatable business model with global growth potential
Access to the smallest but liveliest startup community in Europe!
Being a meaningful part of the ecosystem!
Estonian Startup Visa in numbers
507 startups have applied from over 50 countries
Under review: 8
Success rate: 43%
Ukraine, India, Russia, Turkey
Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Turkey
”The Startup Visa makes life easy and in Estonia, it’s kind of like a badge of honour to have the Startup Visa,”
Avery Schrader from Canada, Founder of Makery, data-driven tool for strategic campaigns.
“Startup Visa gave us access to the European Market,”
Pavel Kirienko from Russia, Co-Founder of Zubax Robotics, designer and manufacturer of aerospace
“Things are so good here in Tallinn! The tech scene is very active, and the connections here are very close. It
is easy to get to know someone relevant in the industry,”
Kwun Lok Ng from Hong Kong, Co-Founder of Kipwise, a team knowledge sharing tool integrated with Slack