Useful links for setting up a business

Useful links for setting up a business

Information on starting a business and different company forms:

Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH)

Business Information System (YTJ)

Yrityksen-Perustaminen.net (in Finnish)

My Enterprise Finland

Financing for new entrepreneurs and companies:

TE Office: Startup grant

ELY Centre, Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY-Keskus)

Finnvera

Registration of a company:

Business Information System (YTJ)

Notifications and permits for new companies:

Regional State Administrative Agencies (AVI)

City of Helsinki: Environment monitoring and permits

City of Helsinki: Supervision of foodstuffs

City of Helsinki: Information for private daycare providers

Valvira National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health

Information and support for employment:

TE Office: Pay subsidy

City of Helsinki: Helsinki-benefit instructions for applicants

Employment Advice Service for Small Business Owners

Services for immigrant entrepreneurs:

Finnish Immigration Service (Migri)

International House Helsinki (IHH)

Startup Refugees

Chatbot service for foreign entrepreneurs in Finland

Acquisition, sale and franchising of a company:

Yrityspörssi.fi (in Finnish)

Franchising.fi (in Finnish)

Company taxation:

Finnish Tax Administration

Financing the company’s growth and internationalisation:

Business Finland

ELY Centre, Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY-Keskus)

Finnvera

Finnish Business Angels Network FiBAN

Support for entrepreneur in Helsinki

City of Helsinki: Helsinki for Companies

Testbed Helsinki

Suomen Yrittäjät

The Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce

Yrityskummit

City of Helsinki: Premises and equipment available for booking

Export and import advice:

Finnish Customs (Tulli)

Café, restaurant and food industry:

Finnish Food Authority

City of Helsinki: Supervision of foodstuffs

City of Helsinki: Supervision of building (in Finnish)

Unemployment Insurance Fund for Entrepreneurs:

Entrepreneur Fund (Yrittäjäkassa)

Other useful links:

Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes): I Know My Products certification

A Handbook on Finnish Creative Economy and Industries, luovien.fi