PM: e-residency will be Estonia’s next success story

Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas said in his presentation speech held at Slush – the biggest event of start-ups and technology – that e-residency enables Europeans to start their business anywhere in the world and Estonia will be a landmark in this field.

“Both Estonia and Finland are offering excellent environment for launching innovative events and introducing them to the world, “ noted Prime Minister encouraging investors and entrepreneurs to come to Estonia.

“Estonia and Finland are the first countries in the world linking their e-services at state level and creating joint digital economic space, “said Prime Minister Rõivas performing with Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb and Hiroshi Mikitani, Chairman of Japanese Corporation Rakuten. E-residency will be our next success story.”

This morning Prime Minister Rõivas met also the Estonian companies attending Slush. Approximately 100 Estonian companies are attending Slush this year.

Slush is the biggest regional event for start-ups, investors and technology. This year it brought together 14,000 attendees, including a vast number of Estonian companies, in addition to the participants from Nordic countries and Asia.

Source: Ave Tampere, Information Officer to the Government via Estonian Review

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