How this shy country wants to become the Silicon Valley of the Baltics


In recent years we’ve been continually impressed with the small Baltic country of Estonia, which has been a frontrunner in many areas within digital solutions and tech innovation, such as e-residency, digital policies, and national cryptocurrencies. So when I was invited to attend the conference TechChill, taking place in Estonia’s neighboring country, Latvia, I was intrigued. What’s going on in Latvia? The conference took place last week in the country’s capital, Riga. It attracted 2,000 participants from all over the world, who all had one common passion – tech and startups. When you think Latvia, you (like us) might not immediately afterward think…

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