Business Advisory

Our Establishing Services will help you get started. We offer confidential business advisory for setting up a company and starting companies.

Over 20 000 companies established via our services, of which 80% is still operating after 5 years.

Confidential business advisory since 1992.

Receive business advisory from our 14 professional and experienced business advisors. Benefit from our international know- how and language offering. During the advisory sessions you will receive 1-on-1 counselling with a focus of your business plan specific matters.

Book your business advisory session

Fill in the contact form and we will come back with available time slots. Please note, that in order for you to get the most out of the session you will need to have a business plan in place.

Training- and info events

Get guidance along your journey towards entrepreneurship. Establishing Services Events are designed to support your business success, offering info sessions, training, and networking. Learn more about Establishing Service Events here.

You will find useful links in the process of establishing a company here.


Check list when establishing a company

  • Participate Starting a Company Info and download the Becoming and Entrepreneur Guide

    Participate Starting a Company Info and download the Becoming and Entrepreneur Guide

    NewCo Helsinki offers weekly Starting a Company Info events. Providing useful information on how to establish a company and how our services can help your company.

  • Prepare your business plan

    Prepare your business plan

    Utilize our Business Plan Tool to draft your business plan.

  • Book business advisory

    Book business advisory

    Your personal business advisor will support you in developing your business idea and business plan. If/when needed we will guide you to our network for i.e. industry specific questions.

  • Collect required documents and seek investment

    Collect required documents and seek investment

    When establishing a company you may need a number of different documents. Learn about funding possibilities i.e. banks, Finnvera, Startup Grant, crowdfunding schemes, and internal financing.

  • Establish your company

    Establish your company

    1. Register in the Finnish Patent and Registration Office ( and
    2. Register for entrepreneurs’ pension insurance policy (YEL)
    3. Transfer from an employees’s unemployment fund to the unemployment fund for entrepreneurs within 1 month
    4. Register for Prepayment of tax and VAT

  • Start your business

    Start your business

    Schedule a follow up business advisory session if/when needed. At NewCo Helsinki, we offer various trainings and workshops for starting business entrepreneurs.

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