Information Package for Startups

International HUB Tampere is operating as usual. We serve businesses, startups and international jobseekers online.
We also assist in communicating the latest covid-19 information to the city’s international workforce.
We update this information as fast as we can. If you could not find what you were looking for, please let us know!

Update 23.4.2020 | Published 30.3.2020

Here you can find links to helpful information especially targeted for Startups in Tampere area. Information is published in English.

Do you need to talk to someone about your financial situation?

Corona counselling service for Entrepreneurs in Pirkanmaa provides general crisis counseling and advice regarding financial support. Tel. 03 56 56 5040.
Service hours: 9am to 5pm on Weekdays. (On Tue and Thu 9am to 7pm.)

Business Tampere crisis help desk for businesses offers professional services and advice to the Tampere Region companies eg. in financial planning and funding related questions. Read more

Enterprise Finland Talousapu counselling service offers help and advice to entrepreneurs with financial and solvency problems. Tel.+358 295024882. Service hours in English: Tuesday 9.00–16.00, Friday 9.00–16.00

Advice to Startups

  • COVID-19 updates by Verohallinto (Finnish Tax Administration). Find out more here.
  • Business Tampere information for companies in Tampere. Find out more here.
  • Coronavirus – frequently asked questions and answers for entrepreneurs by the Federation of Finnish Enterprises. Find out more here.
  • 12 Finnish Investors share their advice for Startups in COVID-19 Crisis: Find out more here.
  • Pop-up Info Desk for international entrepreneurs. At the Pop-up info desk you can receive advice, guidance or get practical help on business matters. Find out more here.

Questions on funding, possible lay-offs or other employment related issues?

Take a look at the information package targeted for Companies and Entrepreneurs: Click here

Tribe Tampere premises

P47 co-working space aka Tribe Tampere is closed for events, meetings and public use until 13.04 or further notice. Our official working hours are still 10 to 18 Monday to Friday, and the Caretaker will be happy to answer any questions of yours during those via phone +358417188111, email or social media message.

All the changes and updates will immediately appear in our website and social media, Tribe Tampere Facebook.

Hack The Crisis Hackathons

If you would like to invest your time in solving the problem or effects of the problem, you can join some online hackathons fighting against COVID-19.

  • Hack the Crisis Finland Online Hackathon – find out more here.
  • Hack the Crisis Online Hackathons around the world both past and upcoming ones are here.

City of Tampere's Coronavirus pages

Multilingual information for your staff or customers, please see the City of Tampere covid-19 pages here:
Information is currently available in Finnish, Swedish, English, Arabic, Chinese, Estonian, Persian, Russian and Somali – both written and spoken.

Some other helpful links:

Follow what the government and the respective ministry (the Ministry of economic affairs and employment) are publishing.
Official, ministerial information on coronavirus: Click here

  • Up-to-date information about the effects of the coronavirus on the services and operations of the Finnish Immigration Service: Click here
  • Maria01 Survival Guide for Startups during COVID-19: Click here
  • Startup Refugees Questions and Answers on COVID-19: Startup Refugees Facebook
  • All about Coronavirus for  Entrepreneurs by Yrittäjät. Find out more here.
  • Cross-border traffic is currently restricted. Read more about the worker mobility and covid-19 here: Click here

We update this information as fast as we can. If you could not find what you were looking for, please let us know!

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