GUIDES AND LINKS FOR THOSE PLANNING TO START A BUSINESS
Start planning your enterprise by reading the “Guide to becoming an entrepreneur in Finland”, which contains all you need to know about the establishing phase. The guide includes advice for completing a business plan and making profitability calculations, important information on permits and inspiring examples of successful entrepreneurs. The guide also contains “Ten steps to success”, definitely worth reading.
The guide is updated annually: you can be certain that you get the latest information. The guide is available in eleven languages.
The business plan is the entrepreneur’s own tool, but you also need it for a start-up grant application, for financing negotiations and sometimes to show the business premises landlord.
A good business plan is a clear presentation of the enterprise and describes the features of your product or service, the customer base, the competition and your marketing strategy. It also includes calculations for assessing your company’s financing requirements and profitability.