NewCo Helsinki
is now
Business Helsinki

We will be part of Business Helsinki in the future. The NewCo Helsinki name will be discontinued. As Business Helsinki, we provide a wide range of business, innovation, tourism, and employment services.

Our business services include e.g. personal business advisory for starting a business and business developing, coaching, trainings, events, opportunities to participate in pilots and experiments on the city’s innovation platforms, as well as business incubator and accelerator operations. We serve free of charge and in 7 different languages.

Our services

85% of our customers feel that our services have challenged beyond expectations their thinking on business and profitability.

Are you interested in light entrepreneurship or starting and running a business? Or maybe you are thinking of developing an existing business? Do you have a startup that seeks international growth?

Business Helsinki provides comprehensive basic information, trainings, events, and personal coaching for developing your business to both new companies and companies that have been operating for up to five years. We also help startups to acquire financing, reach out to collaborative partners and create networks for internationalization. NewCo Accelerator provides long-term support and coaching for early stage startups. Our teams of experts offer cost-free advice and coaching in many languages across all business sectors. Check out our services and give us a call today. We can help you to succeed.

Starting a business services

We offer confidential business advisory for starting and running a business, as well as trainings to support entrepreneurship.

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Business development

In business advisory, we help entrepreneurs to develop their business for the five first years of their companies.

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Startup and ecosystem services

We help startups, investors, companies and other Finnish and international ecosystem operators in finding the networks and information they need in Helsinki and elsewhere.

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NewCo Accelerator

We provide long-term support and dedicated one-to-one coaching to early stage startups by an experienced accelerator team.

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Events for entrepreneurs

Are you interested in starting a business, but do not know where to begin? Maybe you want to network with other entrepreneurs or develop your operations? We offer a diverse selection of training and events for those dreaming of owning their own business, those starting out as entrepreneurs and startups alike.

Startup ecosystem in Helsinki

Helsinki joins a pan-European network of startup ecosystems, powered by Dealroom. Initiated by Business Helsinki, the new startup database maps 2,065 startups, 84 VC investors, 51K startup jobs, and 296 corporates in Helsinki, cataloguing every funding round, acquisition, and much more.

Guides and materials

We have compiled a wide range of information packages on entrepreneurship, allowing you to start reading about the topic independently and return to it whenever you want. In addition to this, we have collected materials from the experts that have performed at our events, which might be of help to you specifically in your journey to becoming an entrepreneur.

Business advisory services have now contributed to the founding of 30,000 companies: ‘Entrepreneurship no longer scares people’

In the last 30 years, the Helsinki Business Advisory Services have made it through several recessions, nurtured success stories and monitored the internationalisation of corporate culture. Nowadays, the Helsinki Business Advisory Services offer confidential business...

The City of Helsinki’s Entrepreneurship Fair was a success – An English event will be held in December

On 11 November, the City of Helsinki organised an Entrepreneurship Fair, which was attended by over a hundred Helsinki residents interested in entrepreneurship. The participants were able to take advantage of free expert advice and hear about experiences in...

New companies established less actively – labour market waking up after COVID-19

During January-September, a total of 4,803 new companies were established through Finnish Enterprise Agencies. This is four per cent less than in the comparison period in 2021 and one per cent less than in 2019 before the COVID-19 pandemic. The reason for this decline...

Helsinki has several key advantages for attracting startups – Slush will fill the Exhibition Centre again on 17–18 November

The City of Helsinki and the startup event Slush have a common goal: to support the environment for growth companies and raise awareness of Helsinki. Slush will be held once again at the Helsinki Exhibition Centre on 17–18 November. The City of Helsinki is a Slush...

Cooperation partners

We offer a vast network of cooperation partners, who can help you in developing your business operations. Don’t forget to check out the services offered by them.