Try one of these Estonian Startups to make life easier

Here is a list of Estonian Startups which you can start using instead of other alternatives or since there is nothing else like it. With the startup environment and the productive mindset most Estonian Startups provide agile and stable solutions.

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These startups are the startups with the biggest valuation, over 1 Billion USD, which gives them the widely accepted status: 'Unicorn'.


Money Transfers

Wise (formerly TransferWise) is a cross-border money transfer service, through a simple but smart idea, hardwork and years of persistance and perseverance, disrupted the banking system's most outdated infrastructure of 'movement of money between people, countries, borders, continents'. Millions of users are thankful that they did. Wise was launched in London in early 2011 by Estonians Taavet Hinrikus, the first employee of Skype; and Kristo Käärmann. The company started with making transfers between the UK pound and the euro but expanded its services with other currencies over the years. The company became profitable in 2017 and currently has over 1,000 staff in offices around the world.

Alternative to : Paypal, Banks, Swift, Western Union, Flying overseas to to give cash to someone


Ride Hailing

Bolt (formerly Taxify) was founded in Tallinn back in 2013 by then 19-year-old student Markus Villig, who was frustrated by the waiting time and expense of taxis in the Estonian capital – especially in the weekend nights when returning from a night out. He launched a mobile app that allows people to request a taxi or private driver from their smartphone. The app also shows the price and waiting time. The company later also expanded into electric scooters and food delivery services. Following an international expansion, Bolt currently operates in over 30 countries and in more than 150 cities around the world.

Alternative to : Uber, Waiting on the streets for Taxis, Hitchhiking, Running with shopping bags


Customer Relations

The Estonian-founded, New York-based Pipedrive is in the customer relationship management industry with 550 employees and is led by CEO Timo Rein. Pipedrive is a cloud-based sales software company with offices in Tallinn and Tartu, Estonia; New York City, New York; Lisbon, Portugal and London, United Kingdom. It is the maker of the web application and mobile app Pipedrive, a sales customer relationship management tool for salespeople in scaling companies. The company, founded in 2010, has over 85,000 clients in 170 countries.

Alternative to : Salesforce, Remembering every customer's name and birthday, Notebook, Keeping customer related data in your inbox


There are bazillions of to-do apps, note-taking websites, chat and instant messagin platforms. So these below are some viable options if you are looking for an alternative solution with some twists that may somehow provide the small and simple nuance that makes your day easier.


Time Tracking

Toggl is a time tracking tool that works in your browser, desktop and mobile phone. It is designed for effortless time tracking. You can easily capture fragmented worktime. Switching a task or creating a new one is as simple as one mouseclick. Toggl is made by a remote team spread all over the globe. But the company's headquarters are in Estonia. It is the leading online time tracking tool, which is extremely popular among freelancers, consultants, and small companies. It allows users to track the time spent on various projects and analyze productivity. It’s internet-based and can be up and running from scratch in less than a minute. Toggl has real time sync with web tracker, desktop widgets and mobile Apps.

Alternative to : Pomodoro Timer, Your watch, Alarm clock, Computer's time, Hourglass, Burning ropes as timers


Remote Monitoring

Free, cloud-native, simple system inventory and health monitoring tool for Windows PCs and servers. Helps you see an overview of all, on your grid, with a single click, cool if you're responsible of a remote or distributed team. Remode is created by a small company based in Tallinn, Estonia: NodOnce. Most of the work is done remotely in multiple locations, by a small group of people. Co-founders are a cyber-security director and a software director managed office and remote teams before. The solution is a simple cloud-native app that just works and feeds info to cloud.

Alternative to : Checking every computer at the office for disk space, cpu & ram walking up and down, catching a plane to Vietnam to understand why remote team's machines crash when working with the company CRM.


Business Management

Scoro is the most comprehensive business management software loved by agencies and consultancies around the world. Scoro is an end-to-end business management solution that allows professional and creative services to control their entire workflow from one place. It helps to streamline work and eliminate routine tasks to ensure a business runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible – from sales right through to billing. Scoro’s features include calendaring, task and project management, quoting and billing, enterprise-level reporting and a real-time dashboard.

Alternative to : Project management, job scheduling, time tracking, finance management and reporting handled by twenty five different applications


Team Collaboration

Fleep is a flexible messenger that integrates with email and lets you store and share files easily. It enables communication within and across organizations - be it your team chats, project communication or one-to-one conversations. Fleep is a web, Android, iOS, Mac and Windows app that wants to bridge the gap between ‘reply all’-style group email and enterprise messaging/IM services. Founded by ex-Skypers, Fleep is a messaging service that fills the gap between email and various IM/texting services. They take email’s ability to contact anyone and marry it with real-time messaging. They are based in Estonia, with offices in Tallinn and Tartu. Their services are hosted on Amazon EC2 in Dublin, Ireland.

Alternative to : Slack, Teams, Skype, Yelling at the office, Sending postal mail to your colleague, Sending email and calling immediately afterwards to check if your email reached them


Finance has become digital. Part of it was always digital, but recently it is almost all digital. Payments, investments, portfolios, deposits, everything. Hell, even money is digital now. So there are some apps that helps you manage this.


Portfolio / Investment Performance Tracking and Comparison

Fiyaka, is basically a free financial investment comparison (finansal yatırım karşılaştırma in Turkish) tool.. Fiyaka helps her members to gather their various invesments together, and let them see the latest worth of the portfolio. Members can see the worth of their portfolio, and the total profit and loss of their investments, with regards to Euro, USD, Gold and the local currency. Fiyaka is created by a small company based in Tallinn, Estonia: NodOnce.

Alternative to : Excel and logging in and out to multiple apps


Buy and Sell Bitcoin Without Fees

Deposit, withdraw, and trade cryptocurrencies with the best rates. Spend securely with their VISA card. Change is a very practical and low fee / no-fee crypto wallet offering something for everyone - from crypto and stock investing to cash management and investor debit cards. Change is a rapidly growing FinTech providing everyone in Europe access to exciting investments. Tens of thousands of people from 31 EU countries trust Change to build their financial future and have traded over 170 million euros already. Change is a regulated cryptoasset service provider and fully compliant with all the relevant regulations in Estonia and in the EU.

Alternative to : Coinbase, Revolut, Bitpanda, your nephew's USB stick, investing against Wall Street.


Music, movies, theater, books, art. This is what separates humans from other animals, well, as far as we know, yet. Throughout history we have found different mediums to express our feelings, ideas, pain and joy. Current status is that we are moving all this online.


Click and Listen, Connected with Deezer

Created and curated playlists arranged and categorized depending on your mood. No AI, no machine learning, no data-mining.. Everything is created by humans for humans, who have similar feelings... Just click-and-play. Needs you to login with Deezer to work. Otherwise it is free. Preparing to make the code open-source, so everyone can create a radio for themselves.

Alternative to : Listening to machine generated stuff, listening to same favorite tracks over and over, creating and managing millions of hour of music


There are tools for you to jumpstart your development process and decrease the time to market and help you focus on business value of your ideas. There maybe tools/CMSs to help you create a blog and frameworks to help you create anything bigger. Just try.


Backend and Frontend Web Framework / CMS and more...

Genes is a simple backend and frontend framework. It has no dependency on other libraries. Backend is currently PHP (more languages to come), frontend is native html, css, js. Everything is vanilla. Genes is created and maintained by a small company based in Tallinn, Estonia: NodOnce. If you're going to use a DB, it needs MySQL (more dbs to come) Its lightweight, simple and basic. No special setup required. In order to use it, you don't need to include loads of other open-source libraries. It's learning curve is very low. It's extremely flexible, as it forces no development model. It forces no deployment or CI/CD model. No special hosting required, any shared hosting will do. You can use a single genes folder to create multiple clones. You can even use the same single DB.

Alternative to : Spending 2 years, 2 million Euros, hiring 20 people for every idea you have, being forced to change your CV to mention a framework in order to get a job.


Well, business management needs and options are really very important. From B2B to B2C to B2B2C2b^2 and more. Every business owner, professional, gig worker, specialists, task force needs a proper solution to start, continue and improve their line of work.


Business Administration

The most advanced platform for starting and running a freelance business which includes all necessary professional tools starting from invoicing to business banking and expense management. You don’t need to get acquainted with all the paperwork and legal jargon. Use your time to create value for your customers instead of standing in queues in public offices or visiting notaries. Behind the very useful dashboard, there is a great team of friendly people who'll help you deal with all the things you actually don't want to deal with, by handling them magically.

Alternative to : Learning all the legal requirements to run a simple business, writing numbers into a small notebook for your accounting needs.



Streamline your retail and inventory workflows using free stocktaking, invoicing and dashboard apps. The most versatile POS System to run and grow a successful retail business. Erply started as an award-winning Seedcamp entry in 2009 –hence the name, ERPly!– and was officially founded in 2010. Since its establishment, Erply was designed to create B2B customizations for small to medium-sized businesses, resulting in a highly in-depth inventory management platform. Today they’ve grown into a successful company that processes billions of annual transactions and supports over 100,000 stores across the globe in over 15 different languages. Erply’s cloud-based, full-featured point of sale solution has helped them become a recognized leader in the retail POS space.

Alternative to : Memorizing your inventory, hiring 100 people to manage everything going around the business workflow.


Automating trading on cryptocurrency exchanges

3Commas is a leading non-custodial, Order Management System (OMS) and crypto-asset management platform that offers a unified access point and interface with the 23 of the worlds’ top crypto exchanges. The three founders started to build 3Commas in 2017 for their inner circle. Trading crypto directly on exchanges is not cool, because you have to constantly monitor your positions in order to make any profit. So, this idea inspired 3Commas to build a reliable platform that can help everyone stabilize their earnings in crypto while taking away some of the emotion that might result in losses. Once the power of 3Commas was realized, it became live and open to the world of crypto.

Alternative to : Going crazy in the middle of the night checking what Elon Musk tweeted just 10 seconds ago, and what figuring out how popular a rapper is since he/she joined the crypto scene shilling altcoins.


Sell tickets online

Fienta is the only tool you need in order to sell tickets, register attendees, accept payments, issue invoices and optimise your sales and marketing. It is multilingual, you can sell tickets in multiple languages. It helps you promote your event page in Fienta or embed the checkout process into your own website, Send invites and free tickets for free, issue unlimited number of discount codes. It has support for seating charts, view from the seat and social distancing options. In addition to regular events, you can also list free tours or doors open days which do not sell tickets or register attendees. Credit card and regular invoice payments built in. No need to sign up with payment providers. There are monthly payouts, so no need to wait until your event is over. There is also a mobile app with offline-access, options to name tags a whole CRM and more... They apparently thought everything about this business!

Alternative to : Eventbrite, yelling in front of a venue to promote and sell your tickets, doing everything ticketing and promotion manually for your acoustic poetry karaoke night at the bar.

Welcome Center Estonia

Digging into company data in Estonia

Welcome Center Estonia provides one easy business intelligence dashboard to see and track all newly formed company names, their founders, and contact details daily and make an analysis of the business market. That effective tool helps you to track the changes in the Estonia Business market with trust scores to find customers and product-related partners and help you to sell your services and products. That information empowers companies and consumers in many areas such as import, and export areas with service and product sales focus mostly. Also, several missions use it to analyze the big picture.   Company information is available partially in different areas but there is only one dashboard you can see all newly formed company names, their founders, and contact details daily and make an analysis.

Alternative to : Searching one by one for every company possible, wandering around the streets in Estonia to see if the company you're looking for exists... In any sector..