Financing for starting entrepreneurs in North-Karelia


With the help of this navigator, you can explore various financing forms for starting entrepreneurs. The navigator has been created especially with North Karelia in mind, but it is also beneficial for those living elsewhere.

NOTE! Although the information in the navigator has been compiled carefully, the author of the navigator is not responsible for the accuracy of the information. Always check the accuracy of the information with the representative of the relevant financing form.

Happy navigating!

Experts involved in the creation of the navigator:

  • Anna-Maria Hämäläinen, Joensuu Region Leader ry
  • Minna Komulainen, North Karelia TE Office
  • Mari Obeng, William and Ester Otsakorpi Foundation sr
  • Heikki Immonen, Karelia University of Applied Sciences

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About this navigator

The creation of this navigator from an original Finnish navigator was supported by the INnoVations of REgional Sustainability: European UniversiTy Alliance project. . This project is funded by the Erasmus+ Program.

The content of this navigator represents the views of the author only and is his sole responsibility. The European Commission and the Agency do not accept any responsibility for use that may be made of the information it contains.