Lingvist is an online language-learning platform developed in part in Estonia. The platform’s public beta version has been available since 2014. In June 2015, Lingvist began offering English and French courses. In 2015, the platform’s user interface was available in Estonian and English. On 12 September 2016, Spanish and Russian trial versions were launched. Lingvist is an Estonian
Adcash is a rapidly growing international IT company founded in Estonia in 2007. The Adcash online advertising platform offers customers the necessary solutions and tools for running online ad campaigns. Adcash has two types of customers: advertisers who wish to identify the best websites for reaching their target audience, and publishers who offer advertising space,
Fortumo OÜ is an international mobile payment enterprise (limited liability company). The company was founded in 2007, its headquarters are situated in Tartu, but it also operates branches in Tallinn, San Francisco, Beijing, Delhi, Mumbai, and Singapore. Fortumo’s mobile payment platform enables users to purchase services and goods by charging them to the user’s phone
TransferWise is a money transfer service launched in January 2011 by Kristo Käärmann and Taavet Hinrikus, who got the idea for the service from personal experience. Namely, Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Käärmann were two friends who shared the idea that money should circulate freely. However, the lack of a global, common currency limits this freedom.
Taxify is an Estonian software company whose core activity is the development of taxi-hailing software. The company was founded on 7 February 2013 by Markus Villing. The Taxify mobile application detects the location of the customer and allows them to choose the most suitable nearby ride based on price, customer feedback, location, or car model.
In 1993, an extraordinary new company named Bluemoon Software was registered in Estonia. In addition to video game development, in 2001, Bluemoon Software’s founders Jaan Tallinn, Priit Kasesalu, and Ahti Heinla launched the music-sharing application Kazaa, which eventually became the foundation for Skype. Skype itself was founded in 2003. Two years later, the company was