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Swiss President Ms Doris Leuthard at today's meeting at the Ministry of Economic Afairs and Communications.
10.04.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson met with Swiss President Ms Doris Leuthard

Today, on April 10th, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications hosted a welcome visit by the Swiss President Ms Doris Leuthard, who met with the Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson to discuss economic relations between Estonia and Switzerland. The main...
Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson
07.04.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Simson discussed the financing of start-ups at the Competitiveness Council

Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson attended the European Union Competitiveness Council in Malta today, where discussions were held on the topic of creating a favorable business environment for seed and start-up ventures. Along with entrepreneurs, the Ministers...
Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson on the left, Czech Deputy Minister Mr Vladimir Bärtl on the right.
21.02.2017|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Simson: start-ups in EU need a common legal space

On Monday, the European Commission presented an initiative on start-ups to European competitiveness ministers, on how to effectively boost start-ups and enhance our business environment to a level where our companies opt to grow in the EU rather than move to US. In her speech, Estonian...
21.11.2016|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Estonia to host Startup Nations Summit in 2017

The Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and Startup Estonia have been selected to host the Startup Nations Summit in 2017. The event, organized annually by the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), will continue to explore rapidly growing European startup hubs. The event in...
From the left: Mr. Roger Havenith, Deputy Chief Executive of EIF, Ms. Liisa Oviir, Minister of Entrepreneurship, Mr. Lehar Kütt, CEO of KredEx, and Mr. Hannes Rumm, Head of European Commission Representation in Estonia.
01.03.2016|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

EIF and KredEx launch EUR 60m EstFund

New Fund of Funds initiative will enable greater access to equity financing for high growth Estonian SMEs. The European Investment Fund (EIF), KredEx and the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MoE) have today signed a Funding Agreement to establish EstFund, a EUR 60...
The Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastucture Kristen Michal
04.02.2016|Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Michal: Collaborative economy must be given an opportunity

From the 27th to 28th of January Ministers of the Competitiveness Council met each other informally in Amsterdam where the Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kristen Michal encouraged co-ministers and entrepreneurs to take over new innovative business models and noted that Estonia...

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