Starting a business in France attracts a huge number of comers. International and national cooperation of capital and economies flowing into France, active investment receive the support of the French authorities, the hospitality of the local population and the almost complete absence of any restrictions in the areas of activity. Licensing and obtaining official business permits are provided for very few activities: the provision of services in the field of education, medicine or law. However, there are also small restrictions where foreign entrepreneurs are not entitled to carry out any activity. Despite the open list of types of entrepreneurship, the opening of restaurants, clubs, cafes, tourism, trade (the most profitable in the sale of alcoholic beverages), and the provision of various kinds of computer and computer related services have long been considered the most attractive. Work with real estate is also a good source of income, which has been quite actively in demand lately. Continue reading
Sergey Smirnov is an experienced businessman. Since 2002, he has been looking for his place in the business, developing and promoting various projects, and in the past, in 2014, he launched the project “Wash-online”.
This project helped to systematize and automate the operation of car washes, helped process the customer base and created all the conditions for those who wanted to wash their car with minimal cost of money and time.
How a startup combined the interests of motorists and car wash owners
Of course, this business, as well as all others, has its own peculiarities and difficulties, Sergey is ready to share his best practices with us.
Sergey came to entrepreneurship at the age of 13. During this time, he managed to work, learn, work “uncle” and create several “solo projects”. Originally Sergey Smirnov from Tula, he studied here at Tula State University and Continue reading
There are many fears and excuses that keep us from getting everything that we want to achieve as entrepreneurs. But success and failure are always a conscious choice.
When I started my own business, my biggest concerns were:
“I am young and I have never had a real job, why should someone hire me without experience?”
“I still don’t have a university degree, so I’m not smart enough to teach anyone this.”
“I’m just no longer needed by a football player who cannot even achieve the NFL. If I could not achieve Continue reading