Lessons From Estonia: A Window Into E-Societies of the Future

This is the 2nd in a series of articles in which we investigate trends in different parts of the world, show how companies are responding to those trends, and provide lessons you can apply to your business. Check out our first article on Japan.


Estonia is widely considered one of the most digitally advanced countries in the world. It ranks 3rd behind Denmark and South Korea in the UN’s E-Government Development Index (EGDI), which measures a country’s willingness and ability to implement ICT-led development. 

As the pioneers of the world’s first Digital Nomad visa, which allows remote workers to live in and work from Estonia while they travel Europe, the country is a soon-to-be hub for the new wave of nomadic employees and freelancers.