Why Set Up in Annecy


By setting up your business in Annecy, you can enjoy the benefits of Haute Savoie’s exceptional economic situation.

Besides the landscapes with the lake’s aquamarine colour, the mountains and the vast choice of sporting and cultural activities (more info at the Tourist Office), Annecy has the perfect conditions to assist business growth.

Recognised as the economic centre of Haute-Savoie, the town is well placed between Lyon and Geneva, and with 35% of the workforce in management and superior technician positions, its creativity and vitality is attractive to young entrepreneurs.

With a capacity for innovation, Annecy supports different rising sectors, which are attracting new start-ups, in the creative industries for example, with Annecy Basecamp, or with tourism, with Annecy Mountains.

Being granted the French Tech Label, with French Tech in the Alps, confirms the ability and willingness of the town to support young entrepreneurs and help them to develop and succeed.

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Papeteries Business Park

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