I am Mustafa, a software engineer. I live in Tallinn, Estonia, and work at Change Invest, a crypto (and soon stocks) investment and trading app available in Europe.
I wanted to personally test our competitor apps and share what I found out. The test is completely reproducible by anyone who lives in Europe, has an Android or iOS device, a few euros (Bitpanda’s minimum deposit €25, Cryptopay’s €10, others do not have a minimum) plus a small buffer for fees. The fact I work at Change does not change the results of the test but for sake of clarity…
Estonia has a program called E-residency. When you become an E-resident, you are getting all electronic rights of a resident of Estonia.
That means you have the most rights of a resident of Estonia except actually being in Estonia. Funny, right? E-residency’s itself does not give the right of legal residency of Estonia.
Generally, E-residency is being marketed as an entrepreneur tool. Because these electronic rights include founding a company. But there are other things you can do with E-residency.
E-residents can access Estonia State Portal. From there, you can obtain your own @eesti.ee e-mail. It is the official domain…