Start-up grant

If you intend to apply for start-up grant, do it first and get a decision before taking further steps. A start-up grant aims to secure the livelihood of a person who becomes an entrepreneur during the time that it is estimated to be necessary to start and establish full-time business activity. You can apply for a start-up grant with the Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office), which makes the decisions concerning start-up grants. For further information please contact an employment office.

A startup grant supports a new entrepreneur
Online application for the start-up grant (, only in Finnish)