e-Residency: how to create an EU company 100% online and join Estonia’s startup nation?

Sep 21, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Cape Town

Workshop 17 Watershed, Watershed, 17 Dock Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002

In May this year, the Government of Estonia opened a pick-up point for its e-Residency ID cards in Johannesburg, making e-Residency a viable option for South Africans to establish and run EU-based companies 100% online and from distance. Over 84,000 people worldwide have signed up for Estonia’s e-Residency. In this hands-on workshop you'll learn more about the e-Residency program and it's benefits

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About this event

In May this year, the Government of Estonia opened a pick-up point for its e-Residency ID cards in Johannesburg, making e-Residency a viable option for South Africans to establish and run EU-based companies 100% online and from distance. Thus far 84,000 people worldwide have signed up for Estonia’s e-Residency. Mats Kuuskemaa, Head of Business Strategy at e-Residency will explain the application process and benefits of e-Residency for entrepreneurs in South Africa and the region.

Annika Järs, Startup Estonia Startup Visa Lead will offer insights into how it is possible to apply for startup status for Estonia-based companies and how Estonia’s startup visa programme enables founders and employees of startups to relocate to Estonia. Thus far Estonia has one of the highest per capita number of startups in the world whereas 7 unicorn companies have grown out of Estonia of have been founded by Estonians.

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Speakers

  • Mats Kuuskemaa

    e-Residency | Republic of Estonia

    Head of Business Strategy

  • Annika Järs

    e-Residency | Republic of Estonia

    Startup Estonia Startup Visa Lead

When

When

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM UTC

Agenda

Welcome & Networking
e-Residency Workshop
Networking

Hosts

  • Anele Cele

    Cape Town Chapter Director

  • Phin Mpofu

    Startup Grind

    Director, Partner Success + Community

Organizer

  • Brian Mlambo

    Akha Ventures

    CEO & Founder

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Republic of Estonia

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