Estonian company Big Data Scoring that is managed and co-owned by Erki Kert, former board member of LHV Pank, is offering credit scoring based on social media data.
Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip said at a government press conference that the development of the Visaginas nuclear power plant project can be continued once the Lithuanian people have endorsed it.
Public relations expert Janek Mäggi writes in Äripäev that Estonians need to ask a better price for their work because this is the only way to increase people’s wealth.
Estonian E.L.L. Real Estate property development and management group that is majority-owned by Estonian businessman Toomas Annus plans to develop four office centres in Vilnius with a total leasable area of 44,000 sq.m at a cost of EUR 44 million euros.
Estonia climbed two places to 22nd in the Global Information Technology Report 2013 of the World Economic Forum. Lithuania was ranked 32nd and Latvia was ranked 41st.
Finnish-owned alcohol maker Altia will relocate the production of alcoholic beverages from its Latvian distillery to its Tabasalu plant.
A poll of 130 of Estonia's leading businessmen found that most support a united regional airline or continued state subsidies for Estonian Air.
In February, 91,000 foreign tourists stayed in accommodation establishments in Estonia, which is 7% more than in same period a year ago. According to Statistics Estonia, all in all, 160,000 domestic and foreign tourists stayed in the accommodation establishments of Estonia, which was 5% more than in February 2012.
«Years ago, as a missionary is Sweden, I occasionally met people from Estonia — generally refugees grateful to have escaped the clutches of a long Soviet occupation that had been broken only by a few years of nightmarish Nazi occupation,» Jay Evensen, editor at Deseret News, recalls.
The Estonian state should invest more money in the economy and borrow more because this would help to make Estonia more attractive to foreign investors, says Roberto de Silvestri, an Italian-born investor who lives in Estonia.