Baltics to get a boost from new $250m innovation fund

Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania are pulling together with the support of the European Investment Fund to kickstart investment in their countries – and much of the cash is likely to go to the tech startup sector.

Estonia’s plan to get 6 year olds coding is a stroke of genius

When should children learn to code? Estonia’s Tiger Leap Foundation wants children as young as six to be enrolled in coding classes — all part of a national program that has already turned this tiny country into a technological powerhouse.

GameFounders pushes deadline back after ‘big uptake’

Game-focused startup accelerator GameFounders has decided to knock back its deadline for applications by three days, in what the founders say is an attempt to accommodate a surge in submissions. Applicants will now have until Friday to apply for the Estonian-based program.