Together for the customer

Business Espoo is a service network for companies and entrepreneurs in Espoo and the surrounding municipalities, formed by seven organisations. Our goal is to increase the number of jobs and vitality in Espoo by producing customer-oriented, cost-effective and high-quality services for companies and entrepreneurs.

We at Business Espoo work to ensure that every company that either operates or considers operating in the area knows our services and how to benefit from them. We systematically examine the changing needs of companies during different stages of their life cycle and test and produce innovative solutions to these challenges. We provide advice on starting and developing a business, finding competent workers, international recruitment, internationalisation and growth. We strengthen expertise within companies through training and help companies and investors find the right contacts. Business Espoo also offers companies and entrepreneurs numerous networking opportunities through its training and other events.

The following organisations serve entrepreneurs and companies in the Business Espoo network:

The Business Espoo executive team

The Business Espoo executive team was photographed at the beginning of January for a Helsingin Sanomat article . In the picture from top left: Managing Director of EnterpriseEspoo and Federation of Espoo Enterprises Erkki Pärssinen, Director of Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce Saija Äikäs, Customer Success Director Sari Olsio from EnterpriseEspoo and Service Supervisor Olli Oja from Uusimaa TE Office. In front: Head of Economic Development at the City of Espoo Harri Paananen, Business Development Director Riikka-Maria Yli-Suomu from Omnia and Enter Espoo’s Managing Director Jaana Tuomi. They take turns to serve as the chair in the Business Espoo executive team’s meetings. This practice strengthens each organisation’s commitment to the operations and development of the network.