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We support all innovation structures (start-ups, small businesses, SMEs, large groups, local authorities, universities, NGOs, clusters ….) in the setting up and management of European and public projects, and in particular H2020, SME instruments, Cosme, ERDF, ESF, and Innovation Public funds.
Bpifrance finances companies in credit, guarantee and equity, and supports them throughout their lives in their growth projects, innovation, development in France or internationally. Bpifrance also ensures their export activity through a wide range of products. Consulting, university, networking and acceleration program for startups, SMEs and midcaps are also part of the offer to entrepreneurs. Since January 1, 2019, Bpifrance, in cooperation with all entrepreneurship support networks, has been strengthening its toolbox at the service of entrepreneurs with the launch of Bpifrance Création. Its site is full of practical information to help entrepreneurs and facilitate the construction of their projects. Thanks to Bpifrance’s 48 regional offices, entrepreneurs benefit from a close, unique and efficient contact to help them face their challenges.
In 2017, HSBC France opened its first fully digital bricks and mortar branch dedicated to entrepreneurs in the Ile de France region. Business Banking Centre Live focuses first and foremost on young entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs with revenue of less than €2 million.
With almost 500 layers and 14 offices around the world, Watson Farley & Williams’ legal team is a leading sector focused finance and corporate practice which provides specific expertise in the maritime, transport (including aviation and rail), energy (including renewable energy), natural resources, infrastructure and PPP, real estate, private equity and TMT/ICT sectors.
The firm advises French and foreign industrial and service groups, institutional investors, investment funds, banks, export credit agencies (ECAs), entrepreneurs, family offices, public bodies and governments.