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Planning to start a business? Would you like to improve your existing business? Maybe you are thinking about selling your business or buying one?


  • We are open on weekdays 8am-4pm.
  • From 11.15 to 12.00 we have limited service.
  • If we all are on client meetings and other meetings or on lunch, you can contact us by phone.
  • Please note: VASEK’s and Startia's office is closed in July 8.–28.7.2024. Otherwise we are at your service from Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM.

If you can't find a suitable time or service in our calender, please contact us by phone +358 6 317 7600. After you have booked an appointment, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with a link to our client form. Please fill in the form before your visit. If you don't receive an email booking confirmation shortly after you have made a booking, please check your junk mail folder.


Stefan Raback 1
Stefan Råback
- Company management
- Development projects and their funding
Antti Alasaari
Business Advisor
Antti Alasaari

- Running companies, changes in ownership
- Regional responsibility: Laihia, Isokyrö

Riitta Bjorkenheim
Development Director
Riitta Björkenheim
- GigaVaasa
Dalkvist Kenneth rajattu
Business Advisor
Kenneth Dalkvist
- Running companies, new entrepreneurs, growth companies
- Business premises and facilities
- Regional responsibility: Vaasa, Korsholm
Haglund Maria GU6A0684 nelio
Project manager, skilled workforce
Maria Haglund

- Attractive Vaasa Region project

- regional communication

Johanna Hietikko Koljonen
Communications Manager
Johanna Hietikko-Koljonen
Information Officer
Elisa Häggström
Kristoffer Jansson www
Communications & Brand Manager
Kristoffer Jansson
- Communications, events and stakeholder relations
- EnergyWeek coordination
Mari Kattelus
Marketing Manager
Mari Kattelus
Regional Communication and Marketing
Eivor Koskela
Eivor Koskela
- Customer service, appointments
Peter Kallberg
Project Manager, tourism
Peter Källberg
- Sustainable Travel project
- Bothnian Coastal Route project
- Developing air traffic
Malkamaki Hanna IMG 8179 rajattu
Project manager, sustainable development & circular economy
Hanna Malkamäki
- Sustainable Ostrobothnia as a Forerunner project
Anna Matts Fransen
Project Manager, Logistics Expert
Anna Måtts-Fransén
- Sustainable and Smart Port of the Future project
- Botnia Green Energy project
Kjell Nydahl
Business Development Director
Kjell Nydahl
- Changes in ownership, running companies
- Regional responsibility: Korsnäs
Olav Nylund
Business Advisor
Olav Nylund
- Running companies, new entrepreneurs
- Regional responsibility: Malax, Vörå
Lasse Pohjala
Senior Business Advisor
Lasse Pohjala

- MAREN project
- Botnia Green Energy project
- New energy economy in the Vaasa region

Pundars Tuija rajattu
Business Advisor
Tuija Räihä-Pundars
- Running companies, new entrepreneurs
- Businesses' workforce and competence needs
- Regional responsibility: Vaasa, Korsholm
Information Officer and Translator
Terhi Teräväinen
On family leave
Tommi Virkama
Manager of Startia
Tommi Virkama
- New entrepreneurs