Start-Up Grant

Start-Up Grant

Startup grant (starttiraha) application

Anyone wanting to become a new entrepreneur may apply for a Start-Up granT (starttiraha) from the local TE-Office. A Start-Up grant provides financial support and is intended for the entrepreneur's personal livelihood. You can apply for the Start-Up grant regardless of the corporate form of your company. Your future business activities must be full-time and permanent by nature and estimated to be profitable.

All attachments for the Start-Up grant are listed on the TE-office brochure here.

You may download formats for the business plan and calculations from our website's Material Bank.

Our business advisors will help you with the Start-Up grant application. Book an free appointment to review your business plan and calculations before you send your application to TE-office.

Send the Start-Up grant application online via TE-office E-services.The service requires an authentication with your bank IDs.


After starting a business in the Uusimaa region, you may use a free coaching services called Start-Up Plus. This service helps you improve your marketing skills and increase your sales. We will deliver you a concrete development plan on how to boost your company´s profitability and growth. For more information about Start-Up Plus, see here.