Starting a business

A sound business idea and careful planning are useful in the starting of a company and in arranging financing.

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Growth and competitiveness

Together with banks, Finnvera can contribute to the financing of a growing SME and supplement the financing provided by them.

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Exports and internationalisation

Finnvera helps to promote Finnish exports by providing companies and banks financing exports with a broad range of services.

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Read about how 2014 went at Finnvera

As in previous years, Finnvera is publishing its annual report online. We also publish a printed summary of the annual report in Finnish and English.

Annual Report

Team Finland LetsGrow Financing Programme

The Team Finland LetsGrow Financing Programme is a joint effort by Finnvera, Tekes and Finpro designed to identify and encourage growth companies to go international and grow.

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Finnvera Corporate Video

Get an introduction to Finnvera's role and operations in Finland.

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Apply for financing

Finnvera's customers can submit applications for business financing safely and securely by using Finnvera plc's Online Services.

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Telephone service

Telephone service

Our telephone service provides assistance with questions about the establishment of an enterprise or the financing options available. We also give advice on how to fill in electronic applications.

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Finnvera provides financing for the start, growth and internationalisation of enterprises and guarantees against risks arising from exports. Finnvera strengthens the operating potential and competitiveness of Finnish enterprises by offering loans, domestic guarantees, venture capital investments, export credit guarantees and other services associated with the financing of exports. The risks included in financing are shared between Finnvera and other providers of financing.

Finnvera is a specialised financing company owned by the State of Finland and it is the official Export Credit Agency (ECA) of Finland.