Ever wonder if Estonia’s digital transformation is everything it’s cracked up to be? Wonder no more. We’re about to show you.
Embark on a journey through the future with Estonia – a country that has produced the largest number of unicorns per capita in Europe. Engage in enlightening conversations and network with the key players of Estonia’s success. Meet Estonia’s PM, former Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology at the Government of Estonia, Andres Sutt and a selection of the best and brightest startup founders, all while enjoying the finest food and exploring our unique city and pristine Nordic nature. Join us and learn how you could become a part of the land of unicorns yourself. Find out if the hype is real!
Address: Telliskivi 60a/5, B-building, second floor, just push “call” and someone will open up the door.
Located in the hip Telliskivi area, you will stay at a hotel that truly vibes with the local community.
Address: Telliskivi 62, Tallinn
We are guests at e-Residency’s opening event for their press trip group. The event moderator is Katrin Vaga, head of international public relations for e-residency, guest speaker is an entrepreneur, the first CIO for the Government of Estonia, and co-founder of the world`s first e-residency programme, Taavi Kotka.
12:30 We have a guest speaker, Taavi Kotka and QA/discussion with him. After Taavi, each e-resident will talk approximately 10-15 minutes about his/her journey, also an opportunity for QA with each e-resident after the presentation.
16:00- 17:00 A talk by Luukas Ilves, CIO of the Estonian Government. Luukas will tell the journalists about the digital development opportunities in Estonia. About half an hour is the panel, and after that Q&As.
Location: Mind Z Studio Studio MindZ room “MINDSET”, Telliskivi 57, Tallinn (entrance in the courtyard, behind the building) – room on the 2nd floor. There is a call button with a sign “Mindset”, push that, and you can get in. (Phone if needed: +37258024368)
Let’s go to our first official Digital Nomad Meetup in Tallinn. During the meetup, we are also hosting a panel discussion: The Future of Work is Here: How Digital Nomads are Transforming the Way We Work and Live by Shafi Musaddique, Chris Shirley, Gonçalo Hall, and Iwo Szapar.
Location: Kärbes Kitchen & Bar Telliskivi 60a Tallinn
Bolt is the European super-app that has over 100 million customers in over 45 countries and over 500 cities across Europe and Africa. The company seeks to accelerate the transition from owned cars to shared mobility, offering better alternatives for every use case, including ride-hailing, shared cars and scooters, and food and grocery delivery.
10:00-10:30 – Tour in the office
10:30-11:00 – Bolt in Europe by Henri Arras, Head of Public Policy in the Baltics
11:00-11:15 – Today’s challenges and the future of shared cars and electric scooters by Dmitri Pivarov (VP of Rentals)
11:15-11:45 – Q&As
At Fahle Workland: Introduction to e-Estonia, Work in Estonia, Startup Estonia, Visit Estonia and Glia, Estonia’s tenth unicorn.
You’ve probably heard of the e-revolution of Estonia, the most advanced digital society in the world. You’ve also heard that we know a thing or two about entrepreneurship as a startup and unicorn powerhouse. And we have ten unicorns, most per capita in Europe, one of the founders is joining us here. Let’s take a deeper look into it.
Erika Piirmets, Digital Transformation Adviser at e-Estonia
Annika Järs, Startup Visa and Foreign Relations Project Lead at Startup Estonia
Ettie Mikita, Marketing and Communication Lead at Startup Estonia
Kristi Veskus, Marketing Communications Manager at Work in Estonia
Pallas Mudist, Digital Nomad Visa Project Manager at Visit Estonia
Carlos Paniagua, the Co-Founder and CTO of Glia, will also be joining us there.
Carlos Paniagua is the co-founder and CTO of Estonia’s tenth unicorn Glia. Glia creates digital-first moments that simplify and transform communications between businesses and their customers. Paniagua graduated cum laude from Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), focusing on computer software engineering.
At Freya foodbar entrepreneurs and government officials will join you.
15:30-16:00 Testing a self-driving bus by Auve Tech.
Auve Tech is an outstanding and innovative Estonian startup designing and manufacturing autonomous vehicles for the first, last and only mile transport. Now you have a chance to find out what it’s like to ride a bus without a human driver.
19:15 Welcome by CEO of Latitude59, Liisi Org.
19:20-19:50 Meet Estonia: MP, former Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology at Government of Estonia, Andres Sutt, at Fotografiska. Moderator: Rainer Sternfeld.
MP Andres Sutt leads the e-Estonia Support Group in the Estonian Parliament. e-Estonia means convenient, user-centric and cyber-secure services for citizens. e-Estonia looks boldly to the future – this is particularly important at a time when technology is evolving rapidly and AI, for example, is opening up entirely new possibilities in virtually every area of life but also bringing new risks that need to be managed. The panel is on the record – questions are expected.
20:00-23:00 Dine with Andres Sutt, and other government officials and entrepreneurs and journalists from across the globe at an exclusive off-the-record press dinner at a renowned Michelin Green Star restaurant Fotografiska.
Latitude59 is a flagship startup and tech conference in Baltics.
With nearly 3,000 guests expected, we’ll also help you set up meetings with your choice of the 800 startup representatives and 400 investors in attendance.
Location: Kultuurikatel / Tallinn Creative Hub, Kursi 3, Tallinn
Location: Iglu Park, Lennusadama 7, Tallinn
Krulli kvartal, Kopli 70a, Tallinn
e-Residency meetup: Part 1, Part 2, Luukas Ilves, Group photos (photo by Raigo Pajula)
Photos at Hektor, Digital Nomad Meetup, and recording (photos by Silver Gutmann video by Maanus Kullamaa)
Video of the day (video by Maanus Kullamaa)
Photos in Bolt, Workland, Ülemiste, experiences in Pillapalu, and video of the day (photos by Silver Gutmann videos by Maanus Kullamaa)
Photos in canoes and more and video, video of the day (coming up) (photos by Silver Gutmann videos by Maanus Kullamaa), media dinner (by Maxim Dubovik)
Photos at Latitude59 and Iglupark, video of the day (coming up) (photos by Silver Gutmann videos by Maanus Kullamaa)
Photos at Latitude59 and Tennis and Põhjala, video of the day (coming up) (photos by Silver Gutmann videos by Maanus Kullamaa)
Presentations and additional materials
5 days full of top-notch stories hosted by:
Work in Estonia #workinestonia
Startup Estonia #startupestonia
Contact person :
Miltton New Nordics