Welcome to the Future – Tallinn, Estonia

The story of Estonia’s successful transition from floundering state to digital hub all began after the collapse of the Soviet Union, and later when the country gained its independence in the 90s. Cold, rocky and dotted with hilltop fortresses, Estonia which was one-time Soviet Union stronghold on the European coast is in the past; today it has risen to become one of the smartest countries on the planet.

Now, the city of Tallinn, Estonia’s capital, is not only known for its beautifully preserved Old Town and the soaring TV Tower, but also the many high-tech startups that call this super smart city home. Estonia’s forward-thinking leaders opted to invest in and ultimately create one of the world’s first-ever smart cities.

By essentially digitizing and networking education, government and other key live/work entities, Estonia managed

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