From Soviet state to tech superpower: Estonia is thriving and not slowing down

Almost three decades after gaining independence, Estonia has built itself into one of the top tech and software developing nations in the world. With a government committed to digital life and companies like Skype paving the way for current startups, Estonia is becoming known by many as the Silicon Valley of Europe.

By Ben Snider-McGrath

From Soviet state to tech superpower: Estonia is thriving and not slowing down