Sufficient equity helps ensure successful business and gives the company financial leeway at the outset of operations. Before there are any sales revenues, a starting enterprise can use its equity to finance investments and day-to-day operations.
In order to finance investments pertaining to the launching of its business, an enterprise can apply for Finnvera’s loans and guarantees. Investments can be used, for instance, to pay for means of production, information technology or premises.
If an enterprise is short of working capital, it can apply for a loan or guarantee from Finnvera. The need for working capital may arise for various reasons, such as seasonal changes during the financial year or the management of sales receivables.
These entrepreneur stories aim to shed light on companies from their start-up phase onwards.
The stories also try to cover Finnvera's role in financing these companies