Turku is a great place to start a company. Here are some good programs and services to help you with your entrepreneurship journey in Turku.
Startup programs and services for entrepreneurs
Starting a business? Turku Business Services offer a lot of useful information about becoming an entrepreneur, funding, business growth and so on.
Turku Business Region is another place to seek advice from when planning to start a business. Turku Business Region supports you every step of the way, from starting your business to dealing with authorities and navigating the twists and turns of entrepreneurial life.
Boost is a Turku-based entrepreneurship society of students and young entrepreneurs. It insipires and help young students become startup entrepreneurs.
Humak Creve is an incubator for businesses in the creative industries - and creative boost for other businesses. Humak Creve offers for example advising, business training and contacts.
Entrepreneurship networks of higher education institutions
Higher education institutions have their own entrepreneurship networks. Check them out below:
- University of Turku
- Åbo Akademi - Startup Åbo
- Turku University of Applied Sciences - Business Club (Only in Finnish)
Yoop web tool helps you to map your entrepreneurship competence acquired outside formal education. It also helps you to apply for the recognition of prior learning as part of your dehree to earn credits. You can also make a self-assessment of your entrepreneurship competence.