Kick-starting the nascent social finance market in Estonia

The main goal of the project "Kick-starting the nascent social finance market in Estonia" is to achieve cooperation between various sectors and stakeholders in developing the current situation of social entrepreneurship in Estonia. The project engages with representatives of businesses, non-profit organizations, scientists, investors, representatives of banks and local as well as national-level policy makers. The final result of the project will be a Memorandum of Understanding for the future creation of a new social finance instrument meeting the needs of the Estonian market.  

BIA consultant visited Põltsamaa Co-Educational Gymnasium to meet young entrepreneurs

The students of PÜG will be graduating this year. An important part of their education is compiling a business plan as part of their in-depth entrepreneurship studies. At the end of the school year, the students will also be defending their business plans in front of an expert panel.

BIA has become a Startup Europe AMBASSADOR

BIA has joined the ranks of the Startup Europe initiative and become its local ambassador and contact point.

EstLat-Accelerate launches new batch

The EstLat-Accelerate program invites all pre-seed startups to sign up for the new batch - mentoring, contacts, networking and much more!

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The EstLat-Accelerate project kicked off

Launched in May, the EstLat-Accelerate project aims to carry out three pre-acceleration programs with an ICT focus to support entrepreneurship in Estonia and Latvia. The project is coordinated by BIA and funded by the Interreg Estonia-Latvia program.

The Asset Project Funded

The ASSET project received funding from the H2020 Research and Innovation program and kicked off in January 2016. The seven-member consortium, which consists of partners from Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Austria and Estonia, aims at demonstrating and facilitating a new form of consumerism which involves a literate decision making for the individual consumer, the ability to form a community, and the emergence of a collective dynamics and collective awareness. Write excerpt here

UPSIDE – fostering user-driven innovation and cluster competitiveness

UPSIDE (User-Driven Participatory Solutions for Innovation in Digitally-centered Ecosystems) is an ambitious FP7 project focusing on increasing the competitiveness of five European cluster regions:

The European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC)

The European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC) is an initiative co-funded by the European Union (EU), and coordinated by EUROCHAMBRES.

BIA ja Smart City Lab take Estonian entrepreneurs to Smart City Expo

BIA and Smart City Lab are organising a study visit that takes a group of Estonian smart city solution providers to one of the key events in this field, the Smart City Expo in Barcelona.