Our services for startup companies
Business Finland is an accelerator of growth and a neutral partner for startup companies. Business Finland's toolbox has everything you need to conquer the world. We offer funding, advice, as well as information and contacts in the target market for the Finnish companies with the most growth potential. Our basic services are free of charge.
Business Finland's expertise and funding services are meant for companies seeking rapid business growth and bold renewal in the international market.
Does your startup company fulfil the above criteria? Contact our customer service so we can talk and find out how we can best help your company.
Startups are young, small and medium-sized enterprises seeking rapid international growth. Business Finland's services for startups are generally intended for growth companies that have been operating for less than five years.
SMEs are companies with fewer than 250 employees and a turnover of no more than EUR 50 million or a balance sheet total of no more than EUR 43 million. Mid cap companies are large corporations with a turnover of no more than EUR 300 million. See our services for SMEs and midcap companies.
Innovation voucher ‒ Purchase new knowledge and skills for your business
Exhibition Explorer ‒ Participate in international exhibitions
Talent Explorer ‒ Find an internationalization expert for your company
Market Explorer ‒ Conduct a market analysis
Group Explorer ‒ Investigate the possibilities of the export market with other companies
Tempo ‒ Get ready to grow into the export market
R&D Funding ‒ Develop a product, service, process or business model
EU funding ‒ Take advantage of the European funding opportunities
NIY funding ‒ Scale your business for the export market and develop the business comprehensively
Business accelerators abroad ‒ Speed up your market entry and validate the customer need
Advisory services for internationalization ‒ Our experts in Finland and around the world advise you at all stages of internationalization
Soft landing services: Asia and USA ‒ Develop your business in the target market without having to establish a local company
Team Finland visits to the target market ‒ See the world with ministers
Enterprise Europe Network ‒ Information about the market and international contacts
Team Finland Market Opportunities ‒ Market opportunities, sales leads and country reports
Expert Search ‒ Find a suitable consultant for your company
Dealflow Finland ‒ Register your company and make yourself visible to thousands of investors
Shipping Handbook ‒ Information on the import restrictions of 190 countries
Finnish Suppliers ‒ Register your company and make yourself visible to potential buyers
Business Finland's programs focus on a specific theme or sector and offer companies information and contacts in this sector. There are programs in progress in many different fields: cleantech, bioeconomy and circular economy, digitalization, the consumer sector, as well as health and wellbeing.