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Uusyrityskeskus Neuvoa-antava – Finnish Enterprise Agency

We are New Enterprise Agency of South Ostrobothnia located in Seinäjoki. We offer couseling and assistance for aspiring entrepreneurs in every practical matter what comes to starting a business here in Finland. Feel free to contact us, our help is always confidential and free of charge.

Here are free Entrepreneur guides for download (Attention! Other language versions are in the middle of that page):

På svenska / Ruotsiksi
In English / Englanniksi                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            По-русски / Venäjäksi
باللغةا لعربي / Arabiaksi
中文版 / Kiinaksi
Français / Ranskaksi

You can use Neuvoa-antava’s own Business plan tool LISSU, which can be found here. The tool is free to use and we can also check, direct, and comment on the completion of your plan without having to book an appointment. Make login details to yourself by ”create account”.

Here are the most important financial calculations for a starting entrepreneur to help with business planning: investment and financing calculation / profitability calculation.

 If you want more information regarding Finnish Enterprise Agencies, click here.


Appointments can  be made on an appointment calendar online, a link to a calendar from here. If you can not find suitable times, you can also book an appointment by phone or email.

Contact information

Uusyrityskeskus Neuvoa-antava, Kauppatori 1-3 G, Torikeskus, 60100 Seinäjoki

Business advisor Ari Loukasmäki tel. 044 2618064, ari.loukasmaki(at) or business advisor Emma Varis tel. 040 1245594, emma.varis(at)


To become an entrepreneur in Finland – What permits do you need? – check out There is extensive information for immigrants, including about starting a business, in several different languages: English, Swedish, Russian, Estonian, French, Arabic, Somali, Turkish, Spanish, Chinese…

The start-up grant – support for a new entrepreneur – read more here.

Entrepreneurs pension insurance (YEL), look more here

How to register a company, see instructions here.