Startup in Estonia is a podcast where we discuss different pillars of a successful startup ecosystem by showcasing examples from Estonia.

In the second season, we take a deeper dive into verticals of startups such as Educational Technology, AI & Machine Learning, Cyber Security, Financial Technologies, Talent/HR and more.

In the second episode, we are focusing on AI & Machine Learning, covering the topic with Triin Mahlakõiv, the co-founder of North Star AI and Kristjan Korjus, Head of Data at Starship Technologies.

Triin Mahlakõiv is the co-founder of machine intelligence community North Star AI, that unites ML practitioners, supports AI education and raises awareness of applied ML solutions in business. She is also an advisor on fundraising, partnerships, community growth, strategic sales and marketing.

Kristjan Korjus is the Head of Data at Starship Technologies. He has led a successful GitHub project where they were first to replicate the notorious Atari playing AI by DeepMind and he is a co-author of the 3rd best selling book in Estonia in 2014 “Bedside Reading About Mathematics”. Kristjan has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Tartu.

The podcast is hosted by Joao Rei.