Mari Vavulski
Head of Startup Estonia
Startup Estonia (SUE) is a government led initiative managed by Estonian Development Fund (EDF) and financed from European Regional Fund. Aim of the SUE program is to give a boost to the development of Estonian startups ecosystem and therefore launch different training activities to support the emergence and development of startup companies as well as improve their accessibility for smart money. SUE is looking different partners: (a) partners to offer Estonian startups best training and coaching programs and (b) micro seed fund and accelerators where to make investments. According to EDF there are around 350 startups in Estonia, whereas by 2020 we expect it to have reached 1000.