About to start a business of your own?

The Turku region’s Business Service Center Potkuri offers advice and help with starting business operations.

Potkuri’s services for new entrepreneurs include:

  • personal advice for new entrepreneurs
  • Finnish Trade Register consultation
  • guidance in the Employment and Economic Development Office’s (TE-Office) services



To book an appointment at Potkuri +358 (0)40 488 2000

Potkuri’s advice services are free of charge.

The Enterprise Finland portal provides information about public company and employer services. You can search for information and use various services online or use the telephone service:+358 (0)295 020 500.

The Turku region’s Business Service Center Potkuri

  • 6,240 companies started their business operations after having received advice between 2005 and 2013
  • A good starting point is Potkuri Starting info events (in Finnish), where you can get all the key information about starting up as an entrepreneur.


In 2013 there were

  • 1,350 advice events for new entrepreneurs
  • 751 companies founded by clients