Tags: e-Residency

e-Residents exceed Estonia birthrate

Statistics released by the Republic of Estonia show the number of e-Resident applications now exceeds the yearly number of births in the country. According to official data, the total number of 2017 births to November was 10,269. By comparison there were 11,096 e-Residency applications for the same period. Kaspar Korjus, Programme Lead, e-Residency said: “With over…

Bitcoin and estcoin cryptocurrency craziness

In a novel written only four years ago*, one of the protagonists had amassed 10,000 early-mined Bitcoins. These she mined, as one of the early participants, after redeploying her employer’s computer network when it was idle at night. She must be kicking herself. In the novel she sold them for around US$4M and thought she…

Estonia’s e-Residency extends its reach

The popularity of Estonia’s e-Residency increases. Not only is it becoming more popular, especially with Brexit fearful Brits, but new banking and payments services attach themselves to extend the attractions. In May Holvi, a fintech company from Finland, launched borderless digital banking. Now international payments company Paymentwall has launched a service called ‘Passport’ in collaboration with…

e-Residency: meet e-Banking

The world’s first e-Residency programme in Estonia is partnering with Finnish fintech company Holvi to launch borderless digital banking. The partnership eliminates the need for e-residents to travel to Estonia in order to access business banking. “Business banking is radically transforming for almost everyone on Earth and this can help unlock global growth by democratising…