How Estonia became one of the most digitally innovative nations

Estonia is one of the best examples of a country run online. It has the fastest broadband speeds in the world and was the first to allow online voting in a general election. The entrepreneur who developed Skpye comes from here and there are more start ups per person than Silicon Valley in California. Though a small country, Estonia is digitally one of the most innovative. How did this come about? Online entrepreneur Martha Lane Fox explains.

Image: Taavi Kotka, Estonia's chief information officer presents the e-residency IDs project in 2014 in Tallinn. Credit: Raigo Pajula/AFP/Getty Images)

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