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I want to start, take over, sell my business in Greater Lyon

"Lyon, City of Entrepreneurship", a network of experts for your business

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Being a business creator, you give life to your ambitions. You also take risks: you need the right surroundings, you need to choose a location, build a team and sometimes pass the torch... It is to support you in these situations that the Métropole de Lyon places its network of business-creation specialists at your service.

Entrepreneurship: Greater Lyon's priority

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With the Lyon, City of Entrepreneurship programme (Lyon Ville de l'Entrepreneuriat), the Métropole de Lyon and its partners in the "Greater Lyon, the spirit of enterprise" economic governance (Grand Lyon l'esprit d'entreprise) commit to helping you create, take over and sell your business, in any sector of activity.

You want to start your own business?

You have a business start up project? You want to improve your knowledge? You will realize your project? Whatever the stage of development of your project, the Lyon, City of Entrepreneurship programme (Lyon Ville de l'Entrepreneuriat) will offer you the most relevant tools to finalize serenely your business project.

You want to take over a business?

As an alternative to a start up project, take over a business has some advantages (customer base, reputation, organization...). However it needs to be well supported to find the best project and give opportunities to succed. The Lyon Ville de l'Entrepreneuriat network team has set up appropriate trainings to your needs, ask!

You want to sell a business?

Sell a business is a delicate and complex operation. Before you start, you must have anticipated obstacles and steps and selected the best profile that will ensure a healthy transition for your company. Remember also to enhance your structure to better sell. The Lyon, City of Entrepreneurship programme (Lyon Ville de l'Entrepreneuriat) will be at your side to support you!

You're a young entrepreneur?

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The "Entrepreneur Mentoring" programme (Parrainage d'entrepreneurs) is for young entrepreneurs accompanied by the Lyon, City of Entrepreneurship programme (Lyon Ville de l'Entrepreneuriat). This platform aims to support young entrepreneurs in their development by providing them with experience and time to business leaders and experienced executives.

For more information, contact your Lyon Ville de l'Entrepreneuriat advisor and/or meet business leaders and experienced executives at breakfast information, every last Tuesday of the month at the Lyon Chamber of Trade and Commerce.

Business incubators: specific support

Whether your project is maturing or still at the idea stage, the business incubators will provide support for you to move ahead with your initiative. Through offers adapted to your expectations and needs, structures that are generalists or specialized in a specific area will provide advice and answers to project initiators.