Category Archives: Technology

Technology

Death of form, not content

Here is a short list of things I have seen die during my ~3 decades on the earth (please add yours in comments): tube radios and short, medium and long wave broadcasts vinyl LP’s cassette recorders and reel-to-reel tape decks rotary dial and analogue telephones (incl analogue mobiles) black and white TV’s film cameras VHS […]

OpenCoffee Tallinn tomorrow!

Tomorrow March 5th 9-11 AM our montly OpenCoffee Tallinn startup and tech enterpreneur meetup will take place once again at Mercado Ülemiste City. Feel free to join. More info can be found in Facebook.

This is just the beginning

The news of Google closing down some of its non-profitable services is just the beginning of what we will see during the coming times. Either popular websites and services will start to be closed or something has to change in how they make their income. Sure, web services are closed down all the time because […]

Join ArcticEvening Tallinn on January 28th

Together between ArcticStartup, Connect Estonia and OpenCoffee Tallinn we are organising a kick-ass tech startup event: ArcticEvening on January 28th in Tallinn. The evening will include pitches from 2 Estonian and 2 Finnish startups, a panel between Sten Tamkivi from Skype, Allan Martinson from MTVP and a special Finnish guest, followed by drinks and networking. […]

10 reasons startups love recession

Love and hate go hand in hand. Today there are many negative thoughts among tech startups because of the global recession. At least here in Estonia I believe things will get even much worse during the next 6-18 months. So to create some positive aura, here are some thoughts (in no certain order) why we […]

Future OpenCoffee Club Tallinn events

OpenCoffee Club Tallinn is celebrating its 1 year anniversary soon, yipee! The recent events have had over 50 participants, both old and new. So if you happen to be in Tallinn, why not drop by and meet both local and foreign tech people and investors. The best way to get event notifications is to join […]

Interview on ArcticStartup

Antti from ArcticStartup (the best blog on Nordic and Baltic startup scene) was recently nice enough to do an interview with me. If you are interested on opinion rather than facts, I suggest you scroll down to the second part of the posting. Stagnation and domination of large telcos and media companies among top Estonian […]

OpenCoffee Tallinn on June 5th

Once again the OpenCoffee Club Tallinn event takes place in Tallinn, Estonia. We meet on the first Thursday of the month at Scotland Yard Pub, Mere pst 6E, on June 5th, 9-11 AM. Opencoffee Club Tallinn events are usually attended by 20-50 persons from all areas of startups and technology, a bunch of great people. […]

OpenCoffee Tallinn this Thursday

Our second OpenCoffee Tallinn Club event will take place already this Thursday, 9-11 AM, at Scotland Yard Pub, Mere pst 6E, Tallinn. The OpenCoffee Club was started to encourage entrepreneurs, developers and investors to organise real-world informal meetups to chat, network and grow, and the movement is now active in over 78 cities across the […]

CV Market jobsites sold for up to 8.9 mEUR

CV Market, a regional network of Baltic and Eastern European online recruitment sites, was sold last week to a group of investors consisting of Digital Sky Technologies Limited, Tiger Global Private Investment Partners IV ja Bexley International Investments Limited, according to news published in Estonia. The deal size is announced as “up to 8.9 mEUR.” […]