Pre-Startup Services

These services are open and free for all early stage startup teams and small companies. We aim to identify the current stage of each of them and helping them to get their ideas and businesses ready for real business, growth and (eventually) international operations.


NewCo Helsinki offers a wide range of free entrepreneurship courses in different topics (accountancy, business models, marketing, setting up a business in Finland, Starting a Company infos etc.). These events are open for everybody but registration is compulsory.

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Helsinki Growth Alliance provides startups and entrepreneurs in Greater Helsinki area one door to get everything you need to turn your ideas into teams, companies and finally international growth.

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In addition to our entrepreneurship courses and trainings, our Growth Services also organize regular early phase events and workshops focusing in topics such as team building, business model canvas, basics in marketing, open data and pop-up sessions with experts in different industries. These events are held in English.

InSearch of Team Members

Started in June 2013, InSearch of Team Members has become Helsinki's Region biggest recruitment and team building event with an average participation of 40 people per session. Since June 2015, the event is being organized and managed by Helsinki Growth Alliance in co-operation with the City of Vantaa, Spinno, NewCo Helsinki and Aalto Start-up Center.

For upcoming dates for InSearch of Team Members please check our event calendar.

Shareholders' Agreement & Team Building Workshop

This workshop is organized to help you understand all these and many more “what if” situations related to the shareholders’ agreement and team building, it is especially beneficial for those who are co-founding a business. This workshop is held twice a month by a serial entrepreneur expert in the matter. Started in September 2013, since June 2015 these workshops have been organized and managed by Helsinki Alliance in co-operation with the City of Vantaa, Spinno and Aalto Start-up Center.

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