Founding an enterprise

Entrepreneurs setting up a business can enquire about business consultation and counselling at Oulun Seudun Uusyrityskeskus.

Oulun Seudun Uusyrityskeskus ry is a free service providing confidential consultation and business counselling for start-ups and recently founded enterprises. Uusyrityskeskus provides you all the information necessary for an enterprise at the start-up phase.

Uusyrityskeskus helps you to view the viability of your business idea critically and, if necessary, you can upgrade it, adapt a different approach, time the launch just right, or if it does not prove sustainable, let go. We share the objective of founding a viable and functional enterprise with employment opportunities – for you and your future employees.

Oulun Seudun Uusyrityskeskus network of experts can discuss all the questions that are of current interest to you and about which you require more information, including but not limited, to the following:

  • Assessment of business idea
  • Type of company
  • Markets and competition
  • Personal qualities /competence
  • Financial planning
  • Funding and subsidies
  • Insurance
  • Legal matters, contracts, taxes
  • Contacts with authorities and experts
  • Practical issues relating to the start-up process

If necessary, a new entrepreneur will be referred to other services, too. Uusyrityskeskus gives statements to employment authorities regarding start-up funds and statements to providers of funds.

Feel free to contact us:

Alvi Niemelä
Managing Director
Oulun Seudun Uusyrityskeskus ry
Tel. +35840 554 6712

Auvo Turpeinen
Service Manager
Oulun Seudun Uusyrityskeskus ry
Tel. +35845 343 6132

Maarit Alikoski (contact in the municipality)
Tel. +35840 683 6522