Entrepreneur is a French Word
France is the 5th largest economy in the world with a highly industrialized economy and a booming startup scene!
A leading economy
In the vibrant tech and innovation scene
of accelerators, incubators in French Tech hubs
(25% of Fields medals since 1923)
Strong tax incentives for R&D
(€5bn tax credit for R&D per year; #2 in Europe in international patents)
500 million consumers
in the European single market
Strong CAC 40
a capitalization-weighted measure of the 40 most significant companies in France
Entrepreneur is a French word
A Land of Startups
Welcoming start-ups from abroad with an entrepreneur-friendly environment:
Simplified procedures to make creating businesses as stress-free as possible, with the French Tech visa: visa.lafrenchtech.com
A huge network of incubators and accelerators across France to help businesses thrive.
French start-ups want financing and they want it now
French start-ups managed to raise a mind boggling €3.2 billion euros in 2018, a record.
The average amount of tickets invested per round increased dramatically and was €4.8 million euros (this was €3.3 million the year before!).
Three rounds raised more than €100 million euros.
Innovation is a priority
In December of 2018 Bpifrance launched a deeptech plan worth €1.3 Billion.
France offers strong tax incentives for Research and Development.
2nd in Europe for the number of international patents.
A Highly industrialised economy and a strategic position
#1 in the world
#1 in Europe
Chemistry & Food
#2 in Europe
Home to Europe’s leading business aviation airport (Le Bourget) and have the 2nd longest high-speed rail network in Europe.
A deep Talent pool
Best business schools
in the world
#4 leading host country
in the world for foreign nationals enrolled in higher education
best engineers and CTOs
in the World, come from France
1.6 million engineers