The perfect ecosystem for startups
10 reasons Estonia is better than any other EU country for starting and running a business
Estonia has more start-ups per capita than any other country in Europe, including Skype, Funderbeam, Transferwise, Skeleton, and many others.
Estonia is leading the way in applying modern IT solutions, and has begun by upending traditional systems in government, bureaucracy, and citizenship. With world-leading IT infrastructure, you can establish an Estonian company, over the internet and run it from anywhere in the world.
Ease of doing business
Estonia offers an efficient and reliable legislative environment for businesses with simple, transparent rules and low bureaucracy. In addition, Estonia ranks 8th according to the Wall Street Journal in the Index of Economic Freedom.
Low cost of running a business
Compared to other EU nations, prices in Estonia are competitive, affecting everything from hiring to office rental, travel, and other business services.
Simple and low taxation
According to the OECD, Estonia ranks #1 in the International Tax Competitiveness Index, offering 0% corporate income tax on reinvested profits.
Foreign investors are handled the same as domestic investors, meaning investors benefit from EU subsidies and public support.
Access to EU market
Estonia can grant membership into the EU business community, giving you trouble-free access to clients throughout the European Union.
Membership in the Eurozone
As an EU business transacting with Euros, you will have the financial security of a currency protected against fluctuations.
Estonia offers world-leading e-Governance solutions, record-low public debt, low corruption, and high political stability.
Safety & Security
Deposits in Estonian banks are protected from bank failure with a €100,000 guarantee by the Estonian government. Plus, Estonia is a member of NATO and ranked 7th worldwide in cybersecurity.