The basis for all operations at Small Business Center as a separate department of Aalto University School of Business is to widely promote entrepreneurship and produce diverse services to support the start-up, development and expansion phases of businesses.
The mission of Small Business Center is to operate in close collaboration with the school of business and other schools at Aalto University to promote entrepreneurship by fostering services and development and testing new operating models.
Small Business Center has been executing its wide-ranging mission of entrepreneurship development for almost 35 years. Its offices are located in Mikkeli, Helsinki, Saint Petersburg (RUS) and Tallinn (EST), which reflect the nationwide and international nature of its operations.
Cooperation with different departments of Aalto University enables the developmental functions and partner organizations to tap into up-to-date research-based know-how.