Knowledge bank

Support, consulting & advice

Sometimes getting advisors outside your own circles can benefit both you and your business. Here you can find some services that we recommend.

Helsinki Think Company 1 on 1 sparring

Do you have an idea but don’t quite know how to turn it into a business? Looking for co founders? Stuck figuring out how to contact or pitch your first customers? You can contact us anytime for individual sparring sessions! You can pop by any of our co-working spaces during their opening times or send us a message at!

Business Helsinki- business advice and materials for starting a company

Business Helsinki (formerly NewCo) promotes local entrepreneurship and startup activities through various partners and communities. Business Helsinki aims to make Helsinki known and to attract company founders and early-stage financiers from around the world. They offer free entrepreneurial support services and startup and ecosystem services for a variety of purposes. Check out Business Helsinki's comprehensive range of services and material bank.

Business Helsinki is a part of Uusyrityskeskus (Enterprise Agency). Check out their guide for aspiring entrepreneurs.

ELY-keskus (Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment)

ELY Centre offers many kinds of advice, educational and business development services as well as business funding. See also Yrittäjän talousapu - financial advice for entrepreneurs.

TE-toimisto (TE office) - services for entrepreneurs

Patentti- ja rekisterihallitus (Finnish Patent and Registration office) - advice on starting a business

Suomen Yrittäjät - association for the entrepreneurs in Finland

YYO Yhteiskunnallisten Yritysten Osaamiskeskus (The Centre of expertise for social enterprises)

Verohallinto (Finnish Tax Administration) - advice on taxation

Eläketurvakeskus (Finnish Centre for Pensions) - advice on the entrepreneur’s social security system

Business Finland - Services for international growth and renewal

Helsinki Innovation Services - advice on identifying and developing the commercial potential of ideas and innovations

Kauppakamari (Chambers of commerce) - information and services for companies

Oma Yritys-Suomi (My Enterprise Finland) - services for entrepreneurs

Spark Finland - supporting health tech & life science project owners 

SPARK Finland provides intensive support for increasing the maturity of ideas towards working and valuable solutions in the life science and health tech space. Their focus lies on supporting project owners with various resources needed to move forward with their ideas. Spark also provides open educational and networking events for a wider audience. Read more about Spark’s offering, projects and events.

Laavu Performance - coaching for entrepreneurs and leaders

Laavu Performance offers psychological coaching for entrepreneurs and executives. Laavu operates with a startup-mindset and in-depth psychological knowledge. All Laavu’s coaches are legalized psychologists with a work and organization orientation. Read more about Laavu’s professionals and coaching services. You can even book a free coaching session if you wish to try out the service.

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