Starting your own business
(Starta eget företag)
The Employment Service can provide you with advice and support if you want to start your own business. They will tell you how to obtain financing, what laws and regulations you need to be aware of, what corporate form you should choose and how to register your business. You may also apply for a start-up subsidy.
Find out more at arebtsförmedlingens website as well as Almis website.
There are many opportunities to establish a business and there is a large amount of free advice available for those who want to start their own company.
At the links below and at right, there is more information on what kind of advice is available.
IFS Rådgivning is a part of ALMI Företagspartner and is directed at those with a foreign background who are on the way to start or are already running a business.
Coompanion i Stockholms län
Offers free counselling, from idea to establishment, to those who want to establish a business together.
NyföretagarCentrum provides free advice and is available in several of the municipalities in Stockholms county.
Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV)
If you intend to establish your own business, it is important to apply for a company name and register the trademark. PRV grants exclusive rights to trademarks, technical ideas and designs. It is also possible to change names and acquire publication authorisation. The publication authorisation is a certificate that is necessary, for example, to publish a magazine.