SEA also provides consultations and financial support for the start-up of a business or self-employment. Candidates must have secondary or higher education in entrepreneurship, business management or other comparable area, or vocational education in the field where they intend to start their business activities (respective qualification documents must be presented).
Consultations about preparation of a business plan will be provided during the programme. Authors of high-potential business plans chosen by experts will receive consultations during the first year of their business activities and business subsidies for the implementation of the business plan, along with monthly subsidies in the amount of the national minimum monthly wages during the first six months of the business plan implementation.
Consultations are provided in Latvian. Instruments of incorporation must be also in Latvian.