Estonia may be one of the least-populous members of the European Union, but it could soon be the largest virtual country in the world. Taavi Kotka, CIO and deputy
secretary general of the Estonian government in
Tallinn, compares the country’s e-residency program to ride-share company Uber’s distributed
“Uber is the biggest taxi company in the world,
but it owns no cars. And we are going to be the
largest country in the world with just 1. 3 million
residents,” Mr. Kotka says.
An Estonian Abroad
Estonia’s e-residency project is opening the country’s virtual borders.