Pop-up info desk

The City of Tampere is promoting services and encouraging international background entrepreneurs in their business activity by organizing POP-UP INFO DESK.


A survey-based study by the City of Tampere Employment and Growth Services and Federation of Finnish Enterprises (see below) shows that many foreign entrepreneurs consider hard running a company in Finland. 

Managing taxes, searching for funding, understanding the Finnish business culture and finding reliable information are the most common difficulties identified by entrepreneurs.

 At the Pop-up info desk you can receive advice, guidance or get practical help on business matters.

Come by to share your thoughts or great idea with us! We want to hear from you!

NOTE! No appointment needed!

Foreign background entrepreneurship 

survey-based study

Capital region, Pirkanmaa and Finland Proper regions, November 2018.


Starting a new business is relatively easy, but people need help in running it. Those are the findings of a survey-based study conducted among immigrant entrepreneurs in November 2018 in the capital region, Pirkanmaa and Finland Proper (southwest Finland). The survey results indicate that immigrant entrepreneurs have trust in the future and are extremely eager to grow.

Entrepreneurial Service Path Guide

by the City of Tampere Entrepreneurship and Growth Services

Short guide to Tampere business ecosystem. The guide includes information about  business tools, organizations where you can find experts to talk to, information on business training and events as well as other useful links. 

Tampere Startup Kit is aimed at international startup teams who are considering to move their startup to Tampere and international talents who are already residing in Tampere and interested in creating their startups.

Self-employment possibilities info session in English

Learn more about different income earning opportunities or get advice on how to get started with your own business idea. There are many ways on how to do business without registering company and being a full-time entrepreneur. Welcome!

Experience sharing experts:

28.8. Volha Furs, freelance designer and illustrator

25.9. audience experience

30.10. Alexandra Santos, management project freelancer

27.11. Colin Hartley, music business freelancer

Tampere World Fest 2020

The Tampere World Festival is being organized in cooperation with the City of Tampere Employment and Growth Services with the purpose to bring together a multitude of cultures in our city and promote international background entrepreneurship.

Be part of it!

– Are you an international oriented person?
-Can you prepare delicious ethnic food?
-Do you perform traditional arts or crafts?
-Do you have or want to make a business out of it?

Let’s create together the first and Biggest World Culture Festival in Tampere and gain knowledge about how to run a profitable business together. Just bring your creativity and business ideas and we will orient you. 

Date: November 7th 14-16
Place: Tribe Tampere, Pinninkatu 47-2nd floor, entrance from the yard side.

To attend the event is necessary a simple registration before November 4.

See you there – together always better!!!

Copyright: Jukka Salminen/Visit Tampere
Copyright: Kari Savolainen/Visit Tampere

Tampereen maailmanfestivaali järjestetään yhteistyössä Tampereen kaupungin Työllisyys- ja kasvupalveluiden kanssa. Tarkoituksena on tuoda esille monikulttuurisuutta ja edistää kansainvälistä yrittäjyyttä.

Tule osaksi sitä!

– Kiinnostaako sinua monikulttuurisuus?
– Osaatko valmistaa herkullista etnistä ruokaa?
– Onko sinulla taiteellista tai käsityö -osaamista?
– Onko sinulla jo tai haluaisitko tehdä siitä yritystoimintaa?

Järjestetään yhdessä ensimmäinen ja suurin maailman kulttuurifestivaali Tampereelle ja opitaan samalla yritystoiminnasta! Tuo vain luovuutesi ja liikeideasi, niin me ohjaamme sinua!

Päivämäärä: 7. marraskuuta klo 14-16
Paikka: Tribe Tampere, Pinninkatu 47-2. kerros, sisäänkäynti pihan puolelta.

Ilmoittauduthan mukaan 4.11. mennessä.

Nähdään siellä – yhteistyössä on voimaa!!!