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Latvia’s Innovative Approach to Economic Growth

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On the world map, Latvia is located on the east coast of the Baltic Sea and has almost 2 million inhabitants. This is about half the size of Melbourne in Australia! It is nestled in the Baltic states between Estonia and Lithuania and they all have one thing in common. Their populations have all been declining…

Sustainable Travel Guide: The Baltics

Over the Easter break, I decided to spend time in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. It was a great choice, albeit slightly too cold for me! These countries are known as the Baltic states as they all face the Baltic sea. I arrived into Tallinn, Estonia via Ferry from Helsinki. It is a very convenient 2-hour…

Why Estonia is the Next Global Social Enterprise Hub

Estonia is a small nation with a big impact. For a population of 1.3 million, they are the world's only digital society, with 99% of Government services available online. This has led to a nation where technology is second nature. According to the e-Estonia website ‘There are 413 startups in Estonia. The number might seem…

5 things we can learn from the Estonian Government this election

As I entered the e-Estonia building, I almost tripped over a pack of electric scooters charging in a corner. People were playing table tennis and there was a foosball table nearby. Everything felt very casual with a distinct startup vibe. It made me feel like a bit of an idiot because moments before, I changed…