Get funding to boost your idea or business
There are several ways to get funding for your idea or already running business. Depending on the business and the stage your company is in the funding procedure naturally varies. On this site we have collected information about different ways to get funding. Pitching is crucial when fundraising, check out these tips on how to make a perfect pitch deck.
Friends, family and fools. It's usually crucial to get early stage funding to be able to build a prototype and launch first operations. Venture capitalist are usually not keen on investing in early stage companies and therefore FFF might come in handy if you don't have own capital to invest. FFF are likely to believe in you, because they know you and your ambitions. Here are some practices to help you seek funding from friends, family and fools.
Business Finland (former TEKES) is a public funding agency. If you have an established company and have intentions to go international Business Finland funding might be for you. Business Finland also grants funding for research and development.
Finnish Business Angels Network. FiBAN is a group of private investors who provides capital for growth companies. FiBAN has over 640 business angel members. All FiBAN services for startups are free of charge.
A state-owned financing company offering loans, domestic guarantees, venture capital investments, export credit guarantees and other services linked to financing of exports.
Monttu Ventuers is a venture firm funding startups and companies originating from Turku’s universities. This might be something for you!
Attend hackathons, pitching and innovation competitions and compete for the grand prizes. Competitions are also good opportunities to develop your idea and to pitch it to an audience. There are several competitions held yearly in the Turku region, look at our events calendar and Facebook page to receive the latest news.