Team Finland network's financing services
Team Finland organisations provide a wide range of financing services, from aid and grants to loans and guarantees.
Team Finland network organisations advice companies seeking for internationalisation and growth. Here are a few examples of our financing services.
Finnvera provides financing for the start, growth and internationalisation of enterprises and guarantees against risks arising from exports. Finnvera strengthens the operating potential and competitiveness of Finnish enterprises by offering loans, domestic guarantees, export credit guarantees and other services associated with the financing of exports.
Business Finland's funding
Business Finland funding enables a company to test the functionality of a business concept on a new export market, develop the know-how needed for international growth, develop and pilot internationally successful products and services, and improve the process of innovation and leadership. Various funding services are available for startup companies, SMEs and midcap companies, and large companies.
Read more about Business Finland's funding services.
Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY)
ELY-Centres grant SMEs aid for the development of their business operations. Items covered include the development of business competencies, internationalisation, the development of products, services and production methods, the preparation of projects and other major development issues. Applications can be submitted to Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment.
You can contact the Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment via their electronic service (in Finnish).
Tesi's venture capital and private equity investments
Tesi (Industry Investment) invests in the most promising Finnish companies in growth and internationalisation phases. FII's investments are part of a financing package, put together with, and on the same terms as private investors.
Further information is available here
Finnfund offers businesses equity, long-term investment loans, mezzanine financing and expertise on how to invest in the developing markets. Finnfund invests in responsible businesses operating or being established in developing countries.
It focuses on sectors that are critical to sustainable development, namely renewable energy, sustainable forestry, sustainable agriculture and financial institutions. Finnfund invests in other sectors as well.
Further information is available here.
Finnpartnership‘s financial support
Finnpartnership's Business Partnership Support can be granted to Finnish companies and organisations for commercially viable, long-term activities aimed at economic cooperation in developing countries (e.g. the establishment of a subsidiary/joint venture, subcontracting, licensing, import, vocational education and training). All projects should contribute to positive development in the target country.