Tags: Estonia

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…

Europe’s N vs S digital divide reassessed

According to Politico.eu “Europe largely ignored warnings of a growing digital divide, a continental rift between the well-connected North and the tech-deprived South. Now, that gap threatens to derail the European Union’s tech aspirations, hamper its efforts to become the world’s digital enforcer and potentially worsen the region’s existing economic divisions. … But these goals,…

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…

Emercoin to support cryptocurrency bank

Digital currency and blockchain platform provider Emercoin has announced it is to host the document flow for Polybius Bank. Based in Estonia, Polybius Bank is positioning itself as the world’s first cryptocurrency bank. With many countries undecided on whether to openly accept cryptocurrencies as legal tender, this is an interesting development. What is the Polybius…

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…

Smoked Moose and Infor for Meira Oy

Infor has announced that Meira Oy drinks has selected chosen Infor M3 and Infor Demand Planner to improve their sales budgeting and production planning process. Infor M3 (13.2) was chosen because of its functionality within the food and beverage sector with the Infor demand planner with its Fresh Food planner production key to the choice.…