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  • UK-Estonia TechLink launch @ D5 Summit in Tallinn

    Posted on November 22nd, 2015 Mr. Leo Siemann No comments

    Dispite the fact that checkbooks are still very much in common practice, Britain shows its intrest on digital side as well :) First coming up with Digital 5 – the exclusive club of the most advanced digital nations year ago and now the UK-Estonia TechLink which is the latest initiative by the British Embassy and our tech-savvy ambassador Chris Holtby.

    The TechLink was launched by UK’s Parliamentary Secretary for the Cabinet Office Lord Bridges of Headley and Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kristen Michal in Tallinn on 20th November. It is a brandnew platform building stronger bridges between UK and Estonia in technology, innovation and science.

    Breakfast panel at LHV bank was inspirational and intensive …

    Two days event started with Garage48 pitching contest hosted by Mike Butcher from TechCrunch, followed by FinTech conference at Tallinn TV Tower on Thursday and coffee morning panel at LHV bank, focusing on e-residency and Blockchain on Friday. The Summit gathered many international participants and experts from UK Trade and Investment, Experian, HM Treasury, Guardtime, e-Governance and banking sector.  Digital 5 unites five most advanced digital nations in the World: Estonia, UK, Israel, South-Korea & New Zealand from which Estonia has the driving seat on e-governance & cybersecurity and currently holding the presidency of D5 for a year since October 2015.

    *ERR got the story and Reporter did it in estonian as well : )