A nation of entrepreneurs


Entrepreneur

NOUN
A person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit. Origin: French, from entreprendre ‘undertake’ (see enterprise).
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY

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France and businesses

29%

of French people

would like to create their own business

with 54% planning on doing so in the next 2 years

Opinionway, 2020

 

 

 

#1 in Europe

for enterprise creation

Eurostat, 2020

815,300 new businesses

were founded in 2019,

of which 386,000 were micro-enterprises

more than 18% compared with 2018

INSEE, 2020

More than 5,800

tech startups and scaleups

in Paris

La French Tech, 2020

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More than 3 million businesses

in France

Eurostat, 2019

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French 45%

of students high school

 

would like to create their own business

Moovjee, Opinionway, 2019

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Founding a company in France

Only 4 days

  • 4.5 in United Kingdom
  • 8 in Germany

World Bank, Doing Business 2020

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Net enterprise creation

40%

of new entrepreneurs
are women

One of the lowest business death rates in Europe

4.7%

en 2016

Eurostat, 2019

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The word entrepreneur is French; it is in our DNA. We have a strong desire to start things and set up businesses.

Xavier Niel

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