Business Espoo brings together seven business service providers under one roof at A Grid’s E wing in Otaniemi, Espoo. As a result, companies and entrepreneurs in A Grid, as well as Espoo and Helsinki Metropolitan Area, get better, quicker and easier service. The goal of Business Espoo is to help your company succeed in the best possible way to make your company and Espoo vibrant together.
Business Espoo helps you, for example, to set up and develop a company, grow your company in national and international markets, and hire professional employees. They also help in developing your and your employees’ competence, while also matching investors with the right startups and innovations in the area.
All Business Espoo service providers offer events, trainings, and networking opportunities for entrepreneurs.
Services for entire life cycle of a company
Business Espoo offers a comprehensive range of business services for the entire life cycle of a company, free of charge. The following organisations serve entrepreneurs and companies in the Business Espoo network:
- City of Espoo
- Enter Espoo
- Federation of Espoo Enterprises
- Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce
- Uusimaa Employment and Economic Development Office (TE Office)
Read more about the services Business Espoo offers in different stages of your company’s life cycle below.
Start a business
Few people are born entrepreneurs – it is something you grow into and Business Espoo is here to help you on your journey. Book an appointment with a business advisor free of charge to discuss your business idea and to get the best advice for your business plan and calculations as well as for your grant and funding applications. Business Espoo training, events, ecosystems and memberships in different organisations create an environment where local companies can evolve together smartly.
Grow your business
Growing a business requires excellent networks and tools. Business Espoo helps you on your path to growth, for example when you want to find investors for your company or premises in Espoo.
International markets and networks offer companies plenty of business opportunities. Business Espoo supports companies in international recruitment, internationalisation and growth, among other things. If necessary, you can be referred to the legal and financial experts in their network. Business Espoo offers international networking opportunities, for example, through targeted investor and matchmaking events and digital platforms.
Competence development ensures that your daily operations run smoothly and your company’s future looks bright. The Business Espoo network provides you with resources and experts who will help you acquire and develop the expertise your company needs – whether the training is for yourself as an entrepreneur or for your employees as generators of growth.
If your company needs fresh, competent workforce or is facing changes that make it necessary to hire new skilled employees, do not hesitate to contact Business Espoo. Business Espoo provides companies with recruitment services free of charge and can help you find competent employees. You may also apply for financial support for wage costs.
A company’s life cycle contains both ups and downs. Business Espoo supports companies in changing situations and in the face of crises. You can turn to Business Espoo when your company faces challenges relating to, for example, financial difficulties, legal issues, entrepreneurial resilience, business reorientation, acquisition or change of ownership, business closure or bankruptcy.
If you would like to visit any of the Business Espoo organisations at A Grid, please book an appointment by phone or email:
050 513 0321
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