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Estonians eye a digital future

Despite its small stature, Estonia has become one of the most advanced digital societies in the world.

Despite its small stature, Estonia has become one of the most advanced digital societies in the world.

Its start-up culture, and overcoming the country’s diminutive size, has inspired the Estonian government’s e-residency programme.

An e-residency costs $100 and allows business people from anywhere in the world to remotely create a company here and gain access to the country’s streamlined digital infrastructure.

Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports from Tallinn