Pipedrive, the leading CRM platform for sales and marketing teams, in November announced it has signed an agreement to receive a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners, a leading global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data and technology-enabled businesses.
This makes Pipedrive Estonia’s 5th startup unicorn after Skype, PlayTech, TransferWise and Bolt, bolstering Estonia’s status as the world leader in unicorns per capita.
Three Estonian companies, specialized in Space, CyberTech or IT, have joined their forces to develop a cyber defense satellite operations simulator and signed a cybersecurity contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to strengthen the rapidly growing space sector against cyberattacks.
Based on the world’s leading position in the field of cyber security, doors are open for Estonia in every branch of the economy, from space sector to healthcare. Estonia’s cybersecurity flagship Guardtime offers world-class digital security and is a valued partner for the European Space Agency (ESA) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Estonian IT company Cybernetica, that has developed the Estonian e-elections system and played the most integral role in the creation X-Road, recently invented a unique tokenless authentication system SplitKey, which – based on the company’s previous successes – just cannot fail.
Tesla-rival Skeleton Technologies, the European largest manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage, received €41.3 million of investment, which is one of the top five funding rounds for the CleanTech sector in Europe this year.
Telia launched a commercial 5G network in Estonia. The new network is available in three of the country’s largest cities; Tallinn, Tartu, and Pärnu and will be expanded to 20 locations by the end of the year.
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