LAUNCH YOUR STARTUP IN PARIS

French Tech Ticket

The Paris French Tech Ticket aims to attract gifted and ambitious individuals from all around the world and to help them set up their startup in France.

This 6-month program offers end to end support on the journey from early stage start-up to successful business – from financial support and training to first customer acquisition.

Selected entrepreneurs will work closely with one of nine leading French Incubators providing among others mentoring, fundraising strategy, expert advice and pitch practice.

In January 2016, more than 50 entrepreneurs will relocate to Paris to start the program.

At the end of the six months, entrepreneurs will have the option to renew this ticket for another six months to further fast track their growth.

French Tech Visa

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The French Government has put in place the French Tech Visa to facilitate the arrival and integration of qualified tech talent, whether they be entrepreneurs, employees or investors.

The French Tech Visa is a simplified, fast-track procedure to obtain a «Talent Passport» for 3 categories of international tech talent with 3 disctinct administrative processes:
- startup founders, selected by French Tech partner incubators and accelerators,
- future employees recruited by eligible French companies in a hyper-growth stage,
- and international investors who move to France.
For each category, there is a specific set of eligibility criteria and a procedure to follow.

This residence permit is valid for 4 years and includes immediate family members (spouses and dependent children).

If you want more information about the French Tech Ticket and French Tech Visa, feel free to ask a question (in English, French or Japanese).

Paris Landing Pack

PLP

Paris&Co, the economic development and innovation agency of Paris, is launching a brand new welcoming program for foreign companies: the Paris Landing Pack.

The concept is simple: to facilitate the setting up of international companies in the French capital.

The Paris Landing Pack is a turnkey offer, ranging from 1 to 12 months, with limited administrative and logistic formalities. This package includes a desk in a Parisian incubator, a housing solution, a dedicated support for foreign managers by Paris&Co and the access to networking events organized by the agency and its partners.

The purpose is to enable the entrepreneurs to focus on business development, to set up partnerships with companies or research labs, or to recruit their team. This initiative aims at fostering job creation in Paris, and internationalizing the Parisian ecosystem.

Doing business in France

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This guide, Doing Business in France, written by the Invest in France Agency (IFA) in partnership with Deloitte, is intended to be a working reference guide to the business environment in France.

It has been designed especially for foreign company directors who would like to invest in France, where more than 20,000 foreign companies are already established, running businesses under many different legal forms.

While perusing the pages of this publication, we invite you to discover for yourself this environment stimulating entrepreneurial spirit, investment and innovation.

Young Entreprise Initiative

YEI

The Young Entreprise Initiative (YEI), started in 2006, is an accelerator designed to help entrepreneurs grow their business in France and Europe.

It provides an intensive training in Boston and Paris and one-week immersion in France that will allow laureates to benefit from of an extensive customized business network and connections to the best resources in Europe.