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Business France

Business France

Export : Business France helps companies in France expand abroad by boosting their exports.

Investment : Business France promotes the business attractiveness of France, its companies and its regions, providing customized support to foreign investors and foreign entrepreneurs.

Business France is a government agency supporting the international development of the French economy that was formed through the merger between Ubifrance and the Invest in France Agency on January 1, 2015. 
It advances and promotes business throughout France, and by French companies abroad. 
Thanks to its extensive network and dynamic team of 1,500 professionals, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, Business France is involved not only in getting projects off the ground but also in following up and ensuring their long-term success. 

Business France, through its two missions, is a key player in the French Tech movement, in France and abroad. It promotes the French startup ecosystem to foreign entrepreneurs and accelerate French startups for their business abroad through different programs.

CCEFJ

CCE - French Foreign Trade Advisor

Present in 146 countries, CCEs form an active network of over 4,000 members at the service of French companies around the world.

Selected for their competence and their international experience, the 'Conseillers du Commerce extérieur de la France' (CCE - French Foreign Trade Advisor) are appointed for three years through a prime ministerial decree, on the recommendations of the Minister for Foreign Trade. For more than 115 years, on a voluntary basis, they have been placing their experience at the service of France's economic presence around the world. Japan has a network of 50 French Trade advisors.

CCIFJ

French Chamber of Commerce in Japan (CCIFJ)

CCIFJ is a business community of more than 500 French and Japanese companies and 1500 decision-makers.

CCIFJ offers a complete range of services in order to develop its activities in Japon :

  • Events
  • Business Development and activities outside Kanto region
  • Employment and training
  • Publications
  • Business support
Ambassade de France au Japon

French Embassy in Japan

The Economic Affairs department is responsible for monitoring and analyzing the situation and policies relating to economic, industrial, financial, commercial, ecologic and agricultural issues in Japan.

The Science and Technology department monitor and report advances in S&T in Japan through newsletters and diplomatic channels, promote bilateral partnerships in science, technology and innovation, foster exchanges and increase mobility of researchers, doctoral students and entrepreneurs, increase the visibility of France’s foremost laboratories, universities and start-ups, support young innovative companies and the internationalization of competitiveness clusters, ...

Orange

Orange

Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with sales of 41 billion euros in 2017 and 150,000 employees worldwide at 31 March 2018, including 91,000 employees in France. The Group has a total customer base of 263 million customers worldwide at 31 March 2018, including 202 million mobile customers and 20 million fixed broadband customers. The Group is present in 28 countries. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services. In March 2015, the Group presented its new strategic plan “Essentials2020” which places customer experience at the heart of its strategy with the aim of allowing them to benefit fully from the digital universe and the power of its new generation networks.

Based in Japan, Orange Fab Asia is a three-month start-up accelerator program in Tokyo, Seoul, and Taipei that supports Asia-based start-ups aiming to expand to global market.

Orange Fab Asia is intended for early-stage start-ups with an existing product that could benefit from accessing Orange’s distribution channels, markets, partners, executive expertise and global footprint. Our main target includes Cloud computing, Internet of Things, Big data, FinTech and so on. But it is not limited to the trendy areas. Orange Fab Asia is open to any types of innovation relevant to telecommunication services.