Nationwide counselling services: My Enterprise Finland and Job Market Finland
As a new entrepreneur, you can also take advantage of the national services offered by Job Market Finland and My Enterprise Finland. My Enterprise Finland is a service provided by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, which offers a wide range of free materials and telephone advice related to business planning (price: local network charge/mobile charge). The service will be renewed and merged into Job Market Finland during 2023.
The Job Market Finland is a website provided by TE Services that serves both private customers and companies. On the website, you can find instructions for setting up a business and information on entrepreneurship training offered by TE Services, for example.
There are several business organisations in the Jyväskylä region where you can get to know other entrepreneurs in the region, share your thoughts and find like-minded people to accompany you on your entrepreneurial journey.
Examples of suitable networks for new entrepreneurs include Jyväskylä Entrepreneurs, Central Finland Chamber of Commerce and JES for student entrepreneurs.
Also check out the free Business Mentors Finland service, where you can get the support of an experienced entrepreneur working on a voluntary basis.