Why France?

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

12,000 startups

In the vibrant tech and innovation scene

Large networks

of accelerators, incubators in French Tech hubs

Dedicated researchers

(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

in France