A Guide to Conducting Business In France

The Startup Magazine

France is one of the world’s leading global powers, but what is it like to conduct business there? The following are 10 things you need to know about conducting business in France. France Has A Very Large Market. The market in France is 65 million consumers.

Here are the 5 hottest startups in France

The Next Web

With the UK, France’s longtime tech rival, facing the instability and uncertainty of Brexit, the country has been positioning itself to seize the moment and become next in line.

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[Infographic] Education By Country (United States, China, Russia, France, Germany and Japan)

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and in front of Germany, France and Japan. Others China education education system France Germany government expenditure Japan Russia students United States

Round size vs. ambition: Tips from France Digitale Day 2015

Cracking the Code

I had the chance to be invited to speak at the France Digital Day 2015 with Toby Coppel from Mosaic and Delphine Villuendas, GC at Partech. We discuss start-up ambition vs. round size as well fund raising tactics. Here is the video

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Economic Diplomacy and Tech Startups: the “What” and “How” of an Honorary Consul of France in…

Austin Startup

Economic Diplomacy and Tech Startups: the “What” and “How” of an Honorary Consul of France in Austin, Texas I do not have diplomatic immunity, but special license plates are available to me for purchase. All this for the post of Honorary Consul of France.

France invents “Slow Innovation”: deconstructing Montebourg at #leweb

Fred Destin

Montebourg is trying to convey a core message: France is a great creative nation and is innovating today, as proven by its R&D and its technology giants. In other words, you can build great companies in France today. Bottom line: France is facing technological decline.

Shame on France : the Yahoo – DailyMotion debacle

Fred Destin

Here is the what the Minister reportedly told the CFO of Orange: "I won''t let you sell one of France''s best startups," Mr. Montebourg told Mr. Pelissier, his voice raised, according to people briefed on the meeting. The battle for DailyMotion is not in France, where growth is limited.

National Instruments Buys Micropross of France for $108 Million

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Micropross, founded in 1979 and based in Lille, France, is an industry leader in supplying software-based test systems for Near Field Communications, smart cards and […] The post National Instruments Buys Micropross of France for $108 Million appeared first on SiliconHills. National Instruments on Tuesday announced the acquisition of Micropross, a French company which makes smart card testing systems. The deal is valued at approximately $108 million, according to the company.

6 Tips For Surviving The First Five Years In Business

YoungUpstarts

by Frances Kweller, founder and CEO of Kweller Prep. Frances Kweller is an education and testing standards expert and the Founder and CEO of Kweller Prep. Advice For The Young At Heart business advice Frances Kweller success planning

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#Geonpi: the bizarre case of an ever shrinking France

Fred Destin

Chambo, arguably the best e-commerce venture guy in France, wrote a hard hitting column in La Tribune last week attacking an " anti-startup" fiscal law. I don't really do politics, but I do care about my beloved old continent and as a French-speaker France is dear to my heart. France is seemingly locked into a battle with itself over whether wealth is acceptable whilst the rest of the world shrugs and moves on and many of its best entrepreneurs leave for most hospitable shores.

Spotlight on Engineering Team Building: Lessons learned from Algolia

Cracking the Code

Cloud Computing France Portfolio SaaS software Start-up Venture CapitalTeam building is top of mind for any start-up founder or exec. Recruiting and retaining top talent is even more challenging for software engineers.

5 Tips On How To Turn A Bad Customer Into A Good One

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by Frances Kweller, founder and CEO of Kweller Prep. Frances Kweller is an education and testing standards expert and the Founder and CEO of Kweller Prep. Professionalisms customer management customer service Frances Kweller managing customers

Find Local Service Providers With Aladom.com

YoungUpstarts

He was finding it incredibly difficult looking for babysitters to care for his kids while living in France and wasted much time doing so. Ideaspotting Aladom Aladom.com France online marketplace online matchmaking service provider United States

French President Hollande Leads Delegation to Meet Israeli Startups

VC Cafe

Francois Hollande, President of France, led a delegation this week of 260 senior French executives and government officials to Israel for the 2 nd annual France-Israel Innovation Day.

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Tech Investments: is Paris ahead of London?

Cracking the Code

AI Brexit France TV interview Venture CapitalInterview (in French) on BFMTV earlier this week.

6 Things Female Business Entrepreneurs Must Know Before They Start That Startup

YoungUpstarts

by Frances Kweller, CEO and founder of Kweller Prep. Advice For The Young At Heart business lessons entrepreneur Frances Kweller startup women power As scary and intimidating as starting a business can be, there are many reasons why women want to take that leap.

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5 Tips to Planning Your Honeymoon in Cannes

The Startup Magazine

Entrepreneurship World Cannes entrepreneurs France honeymoon vacationEntrepreneurs desire and deserve great vacations, and exotic locales and unique destinations appeal to your adventurous side. Cannes is one of the most prolific holiday destinations in the French Riviera.

French Tax Law for Start-ups: Ringing the Alarm Bell

Cracking the Code

While France has been a fertile ground for innovative start-ups, the new fiscal law threatens to disrupt an ecosystem that has slowly emerged over the past 12 years. France is indeed a country with a proven track record of developing innovative business models. for France vs. 26.5%

MapMyFitness lands $3 million in Financing

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MapMyFitness is also sponsoring Le Tour Challenge in conjunction with the Tour de France. Austin Technology Le Tour Challenge MapMyFitness Tour de FranceMapMyFitness, a collection of fitness apps, has landed $3 million in financing from Square 1 Bank. The Austin-based startup also announced it has more than 10 million registered members. The challenge gives cyclists worldwide a chance to compete against other athletes [.].

Adam Gopnik, France and the start up world

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Adam Gopnik, France and the start up world. skip to main | skip to sidebar. aweissman.com. Maximizing the serendipity around you. Sep 20, 2007. As I look at seed stage start ups, the international environment is much more relevant now compared to 10 years ago, at least in terms of competitive standing, markets to go after, and centers or pockets of innovation.

The US is a leader in Clean!

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The French President tweeted yesterday "Tonight the United States has turned its back on the world, but France will not turn its back on Americans," He is talking about President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord. Turned. Industry Commentary

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How Fran Kerr Turned Her Acne Prone Skin Into A Profitable Blogging Empire

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Tags: Blogs & Blogging Entrepreneur Profiles Podcasts Podcasts & Podcasting Podcasts Pillar acne treatment frances kerr make money blogging organic lifestyle raw food video marketing

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Uber vs. Le Taxi: The Disrupter and the Disrupted

Fred Destin

Adjacent to this story was a very public row around Travis Kalanick’s Uber service and concerted efforts to slow down its spread in France. The taxi market in France has been regulated for a long time. Like seemingly everyone with a grudge in France, taxis took to the street.

Marco Polo 2.0

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First entry this year in a series on innovation from places you do not typically expect much innovation from The Invisible Bike Helmet – Sweden Big Data of International Technology Patents – Washington, US TGVLabs – France Florida Poly Futuristic.

More Global Innovation

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Bumper crop of innovations from various parts of the world we don’t always expect innovation from Near Cashless Society – Sweden A decade of LeWeb – France Faber-Castell – Germany Wine “Rover” – German wine country Rail Power – Kazakhstan.

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French Tech Austin Launches at SXSW

SiliconHills

By Laura Lorek Publisher with Silicon Hills News At a breakfast meeting, Sunday at South by Southwest, Austin, and France launched a new website and movement designed to bring the two technology communities closer.

Here are the 5 hottest startups in Sweden

The Next Web

At a total of 120, it topped the number of exits from other, much larger startup ecosystems like Germany (112), the UK (77), and France (44). Dubbed a ‘unicorn factory’ Sweden has become a powerhouse incubator for some of the most innovative startups.

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Tech5 2019 will expand its reach to all of Europe and Israel — apply now

The Next Web

Except this year we’re going big… In the past, only startups from the Netherlands, the UK, Spain, France, Germany, and Sweden could apply. TNW and Adyen’s annual Tech5 competition is back again.

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Cogitorama, un outil pour la conscience de soi

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

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Here are the 5 hottest startups in Estonia

The Next Web

And the country isn’t just dominating in terms of quantity, in 2017 it also brought in more venture capital funding per capita than major tech hubs like Germany, France and Spain.

Here are the 5 hottest startups in Ireland

The Next Web

percent compared to Britain’s 23 percent and France’s 33.3 With one of the lowest corporate taxes in Europe (only 12.5 percent) and laxer regulations, almost every major tech company has chosen Ireland as the site for their European headquarters.

Mattress company Emma is fastest-growing startup in Europe

The Next Web

For the fifth year in a row Adyen and TNW teamed up to find the fastest growing companies in Europe’s six hottest startup ecosystems: the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, and Sweden.

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UK VCs growing faster than European counterparts

The Equity Kicker

These fears were compounded by programmes from France, Germany and other governments to get UK companies to relocate. One fear I heard expressed a lot post Brexit is that the London will lose it’s place as the dominant startup centre in Europe.

Boosting the French Tech Ecosystem

Cracking the Code

Accel has been at the forefront of this new wave and we have been actively investing in France. Making changes in this area would be a key element in making France more competitive and attractive for foreign investors and founders.

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Why Bleisure Travel Matters

YoungUpstarts

As a child growing up in France, traveling with my parents was fun and special. A native of Brittany France, Anne-Fleur Andrle is the co-founder of Jack and Ferdi , the first mobile app for bleisure travelers. She was recently nominated “Woman Engineer of the Year” in France.

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How Blacklane went from one city to over 250 around the world

The Next Web

In the lead-up to Tech5 2017 – the annual competition organized by TNW and Adyen which celebrates Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies in The Netherlands, UK, Germany, Spain, France and Sweden– we’re launching a series of remarkable stories of businesses that experienced extreme growth.

US and UK entrepreneurs suffer equally from ‘fear of failure’

The Equity Kicker

As you can see from the graph on the far right it turns out that fear of failure is roughly the same in the UK, the US, France and Germany. This chart is from the UK government’s recently published Patient Capital Review.

Management lessons for startups from great French restaurants – five quick reminders

The Equity Kicker

Steve Denning, a business professor whose work I mostly value for it’s reminder that focusing on the customer is the only route to value creation, has been touring France and visiting Michelin starred restaurants. He observed the following management traits at successful three starred restaurants that have been around for decades. You can also find them at successful startups: There is no complacency. Care is taken to make good initial impressions. They do the simple things well.

Startups from Around the World at SXSW

SiliconHills

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News There were startups from Guatemala and Germany, Malaga, Spain, France, Australia, Russia, Denmark, Sweden and more at the invitation-only SXSW Global Startup Forum at City Hall. In addition to local dignitaries like Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell and SXSW Interactive Director Hugh Forrest, was a panel of venture […] The post Startups from Around the World at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

How Typeform became the world’s most popular online form creator

The Next Web

In the lead-up to Tech5 2017 – the annual competition organized by TNW and Adyen which celebrates Europe’s fastest-growing tech companies in the Netherlands, UK, Germany, Spain, France and Sweden – we’re launching a series of remarkable stories of businesses that experienced extreme growth.

Who are the 30 fastest growing companies in Europe?

The Next Web

For the fourth year in a row, TNW and Adyen joined forces to organize the Tech5 competition in which we scour The Netherlands, the UK, Spain, France, Germany and Sweden for the fastest revenue-growing companies. This is a question we ask ourselves.

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Meet 4 more of Europe’s fastest-growing tech firms:  Leetchi, MAG Interactive, Run a Shop, and Hailo

The Next Web

These startups include companies from France, United Kingdom, Germany, and Sweden. The Next Web has been hunting down the fastest-growing startups in Europe.

[Infographic] Leadership Styles Around The World

YoungUpstarts

For example, in UK and Ireland leadership tends to be both casual yet ruthless at the same time; in France it’s far more autocratic and authoritarian.