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Business Services >Starting a business Updated at: 10.05.2018

General advice on starting a business

The national Enterprise Finland service helps new entrepreneurs in all matters connected to entrepreneurship on +358 295 020 500 (Mon–Fri 9 am–4:15 pm). You may also contact Enterprise Finland by sending them a service request. The Enterprise Finland telephone service provides information and counselling on general issues connected to starting a business as well as information on public corporate and employer services, the services of the Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, TE Offices, the Finnish Patent and Registration Office, Tax Administration, Tekes and Finnvera and the associated online services. It also refers people to other expert services as needed.

You can make an appointment for Ensimetri online or on +358 50 565 8000 (Mon-Fri 8 am–4 pm). Ensimetri offers expert advice for starting a business, a personal mapping of the company’s financing needs, start-up grant statements for the TE Office, financing statements for Finnvera as well as relocation counselling.

If you want to become an entrepreneur in an existing business, contact Pirkanmaan viestinvaihto (website in Finnish), Project Manager Tapani Kaskela, tel. 050 303 9000.

If you want to be an agricultural entrepreneur, the ProAgria Tampere Region contact person Mr. Kari Kulju, tel. 0500 647 716, e-mail kari.kulju(at) is there for you.