Peer support programme for business owners

Peer support programme for business owners


12.3.2019 | 10:00 to 2.4.2019 | 12:00




Free of charge
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Are you already an entrepreneur in Finland, but would still like to improve your skills and get support? Come join our Peer support programme, which consists of four peer support meetings and three webinars which you can watch at your own convenience.

This programme is for business owners who have started their own companies and need peer support and useful information about running a business. 

Peer support meetings

When: Tuesdays, 10:00-12:00

  • 12/3 Astaterhikki Salonen, Astute Consulting: "An entrepreneur  -  his/her various roles and tasks"
  • 19/3 Ian Mac Eochagáin, Maceochi Language Services 
  • 26/3 Reggie Rusan, SimpleTec Solutions: "Networking is everything"
  • 2/4 Asta Kouri, Helsingin Yrittäjät: "Why entrepreneur’s health and wellness should be a priority?"

Where: Suomen Yrittäjät office, Mannerheimintie 76 A, 3rd floor, 00101 Helsinki

Webinars – you’ll get webinar links after your registration

a.    Webinar: Basics of starting a business and tax liabilities in Finland

The webinar aims to introduce you to the basics of starting a business in Finland and of tax registration, payment and notification duties to the Finnish Tax Administration. In the webinar we’ll also talk about the typical types of companies in Finland and how these busi-nesses are generally taxed. There will also be a brief introduction to income tax, Value Added Tax and the taxes and payments that employers have to deduct. 

Speaker: Sanna Linna-Aro from Suomen Yrittäjät.

b.    Webinar: Entrepreneur on (Social) Media 101

In this webinar you’ll learn the basics of social media channels in Finland: what to do and not to do on social media. You will also learn a little about local Finnish media, how to contact local media and how to write a press release.

Speaker: Eeva Ketvel from Suomen Yrittäjät.

c.    Webinar: Digital Marketing 101 – How to make your voice heard online

This webinar aims to introduce you to the basics of digital marketing. Whether you have a restaurant business or tech start-up, the basic principles of digital marketing are the same. The internet is a large environment where anyone’s voice can be heard, but there are some things that you can do to make yours reach more people. We’ll talk about the digital environment in general, websites and social media. We’ll define the basic principles of how to communicate in both channels in a user-friendly way. Also, we’ll take a quick look at website statistics and decision making. To finish, we think about how to put these things into practice and how you can find your own way to communicate online.

Speaker: Arttu Talvela from Suomen Yrittäjät.


In cooperation with NewCo Helsinki.