Where to start

Are you interested in starting a business in Paris? You can contact this go-to resource for business development in Paris to answer your questions and get started.

About Paris&Co

Paris&Co is the economic development and innovation agency of Paris

It covers five areas:

  • Incubation
  • International Attractiveness
  • Experimentation
  • Open Innovation
  • Event organisation or planning

It specialises in the areas of attractiveness and innovation with a view to creating employment and economic value in Paris: it prospects and welcomes foreign startups, contributes to the economic promotion of the city abroad, and promotes the reach of the Paris Region innovation ecosystem through the incubation of innovative young companies, experimenting with innovative solutions, organising major innovation events and linking startups with key accounts.

The international team of Paris&Co supports the setting up in France of international startups and entrepreneurs through two dedicated programs:

  • Paris Landing Pack Explore, which is a 4-weeks business acceleration program on how to make it in Paris. It takes place 3 times a year (March, June, October) and gives the opportunity to international entrepreneurs to test the French market.
  • Paris Landing Pack Invest : this offer gives the opportunity to international startups to book a desk in Paris&Co international incubator called « Comet » in the 6th district of Paris for 350€/month/person. Startups can stay for a period of 2 to 6 months, renewable once.


Contact Paris&Co

Are you considering setting up your business in the Paris Region? Don’t hesitate to contact one of our team members if you have a specific question related to your industry or country

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Paris region

Paris Region Enterprises is the agency in charge of promoting the Paris Region to attract international companies and support them in setting up providing a full range of tailored services, including a dedicated business advisor who enables international investors to:

  • Assess their target markets and understand the business regulations
  • Meet with key players and establish relationships with potential clients and partners
  • Benefit from public support programs
  • Launch their businesses by choosing the best legal structure, setting up their offices, recruiting the right staff and opening bank accounts
  • Guide them through the various steps of relocating to and setting up in the Paris Region.


Paris Region Entreprises is supported by the Ile-de-France Regional Council. It is an active member of the “Enterprise Europe Network”.

Contact us by phone

+33 1 75 62 58 40

Contact us by e-mail

Please fill in our online form to get in contact with us by e-mail and we will get back at you as soon as possible.

Business France

Business France offers free guidance to make your new business in France a success, regardless of your plans: new investment sites, expansions to existing sites, industrial or technology partnerships, acquisitions or financial investments.

Contact us

We speak your language and have supported the best in every industry. Every month, we meet with 600 international companies and you can be next! Let yourself be guided by our investment advisors, whose result-oriented working culture is guided by our three core values: connect, fast-track, succeed. 

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Home Country Support

Companies wishing to enter a foreign market can actively seek out support by the embassy or consulate of their home country in another city. Staff members are ready to help you begin.

Another source of support and information is the bilateral chamber of commerce of your home country. The chamber may assist your company in several ways, including consulting services regarding market research, trade-show assistance, background verification, preparation of market entry plans and business referral services.

Find your Embassy / Consulate or Chamber of commerce for this city.