FAQ – Starting a business
For making a business plan and performance plan, make an appointment at an enterprise consultant at the nearest Enterprise Agency or any other regional business service. The advisory services are free of charge. The plans are needed as attachments to your financing applications. You can use the electronic tool available in the My Enterprise Finland service to make the plans.
You can submit your application for start-up grant to the nearest TE Office. The start-up grant is discretionary social assistance provided to an entrepreneur by the state. The start-up grant is personal and taxable income, which is paid to the entrepreneurs to cover their living costs.
To find about the start-up grant situation in your area, consult the nearest TE Office. You must submit your application for start-up grant before you have set up your business and before it has started operations.