An agile partner for your business

We support your business in all the stages of its life cycle. We do not play a game of table tennis but catch the ball that you throw to us and carry it farther taking your business into the right direction. Don’t hesitate to contact us, we will respond!


Business Mill – a key player in connecting growth-seeking businesses with expert advisors

Business Mill offers, free of charge, specialised services, support and expert advice. We are a modern business incubator that provides, first and foremost, practical support for growth and success. Our services are available for all growth-seeking businesses in the South Karelia region, as well as for students and staff in the Skinnarila campus - read more about us in our frequently asked questions -section. Let's make your business a success story together! 

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Emma Latvala Business Mill

Emma Latvala
Head of Business Mill
p. +358 50 572 8772


Employees are the company's greatest asset. You have to take care of them if you want results

I am an outliner of entities with the courage to try new things. However, I pay attention to people and humanity in my actions, and that's why listening is one of my strengths. When an entrepreneur recognizes financial key figures and knows how to interpret them correctly, the only limit in development is creativity. Feel free to get in touch if you want to spar even with wild thoughts, we'll see how the whole thing works together.

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Eero Seppälä
Senior Business Advisor
p. 040 828 9410


Insightful advice spiced with experience and not forgetting results

I am an all-rounder in the business world, with experience of working in several countries and markets. Experience brings insight, understanding and, when needed, courage to make creative decisions. Are you brave enough to dream, even the impossible? Do you have the nerve to stick your neck out? Contact us, and we will together embark on an unforgettable journey towards your dream!

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Kaisa Taina
p. 040 683 8290

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An optimistic inspirer pushing your ideas further

I encourage and inspire the students and staff in the Skinnarila Campus to take their business ideas further. Let’s talk together about your ideas and prospects. With my previous experience of marketing as a team entrepreneur, I know the value of a sales-driven approach and choosing the right path – don’t hesitate to contact me.

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Vesa Punkka
p. 0407123735

A companion in the process of growth – I will design a program that will lead your business to successful growth

Through my various jobs, I have become familiar with South Karelia and the businesses in the region. I will be glad to visit you, and together we can find out what you need to develop your business or your innovation idea lying in a drawer.

This region has a place for developing businesses. Invite us to visit you and let us plan your journey together.

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Tiia Puolakka
p. 0505339793


A systematic pillar of support and coach

I work together with Kaisa in the support team for Business Mill and at the interface with students.

I have experience, for example, in financial administration, data analytics, B2B customer support, and franchise business. If you are looking for a coach or need support in any of the above areas  – contact me!

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