- Number of employees < 5
- Turnover €50,000
- Linfe cycle initial stage
- Need for investments small
1 SPARK FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Hank has been secretly dreaming of establishing his own business for a long time. At the same time, co-determination negoations are about to begin at his workplace.
2 DECIDING TO ESTABLISH HIS OWN BUSINESS
Hank decides to update his professional skills at a local education institution. This also gives him the encouragement he needs to found his own entreprise.
3 PARTICIPATING IN COACHING FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Hank attend labour policy coaching for entrepreneurs provided by the TE Services. During that course, he deepens his knowledge of managing the day-to-day business of his company.
4 APPOINTMENT WITH ENSIMETRI
Hank books an appointment with Ensimetri. The entrepreneurship counsellor helps him crystallise his business idea, choose the correct type of entreprise, and prepare the necessary documents, for example.
5 MY ENTREPRISE FINLAND FOLDER
Hank opens a cost-free My Entreprise Finland folder for his business. This easy-to-use online service assembles the most important services and information of an entreprise in one location.
6 APPLYING FOR A STARTUP GRANT
A startup grant provided by the TE Services helps Hank launch his business operation. He also submits an application to Finnvera for a small loan for a new entrepreneur.
7 NOTIFICATION TO THE TRADE REGISTER
Hank recieves a notification by post that his company has been entered into the Trade Register. At the same time, he was issued a business ID that is needed for starting business activities.
8 SERVICES AND SUPPORT FOR AN ENTREPRENEUR
Hank realises that an entrepreneur should not do everything by himself. He arranges competitive bidding for reliable service providers for his company through his own networks and recommendations provided by fellow entrepreneurs.
9 NETWORKING AND MARKETING
Hank is an active participant in the activities of entrepreneurial prganisations and network. Their cost-free training and other events also give him an opportunity to market his own experise.
10 DEVELOPMENT AT A START UP WORKSHOP
After a promising start, Hank decides to attend a Start Up workshop arranged by the TE Services. Experienced entrepreneur coaches train him on challenges and development related to business operations.