France, a nation of entrepreneurs

In 2022,

1,071,900 new businesses

were created


(Insee, 2023)

1 million startups in France



(DGE, Insee, 2022)

Only four days

required to found a company: France is among the easiest countries in which to start a business

(Doing Business, The World Bank, 2020)

France, a buoyant entrepreneurial landscape

A nation of entrepreneurs

France has one of the lowest business death rates in Europe: 4.9% in 2018, compared with 7.6% in Germany and 12.5% in the United Kingdom.

A flexible labor market

The reform of the French labor code aims to increase the competitiveness of businesses by giving them greater flexibility, but also aims to improve working conditions for employees.

A startup Republic

There are nearly 1 Million startups in France.
Station F is a haven for them as the largest startup campus in the world.

Tax measures to promote competitiveness and investment

“France offers one of the most generous research tax incentives in OECD countries.” Deloitte

Industrial excellence

France, with nearly four million businesses, has become a key player for enterprise in the last 25 years, supported by a mature ecosystem and effective sources of finance.

More reasons to choose France


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