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Supporting Vaud entrepreneurs

Start off on the right foot with help from BCV and our local partners

 

Starting your own business
Brochure

Information and advice for turning
your idea into a business

 

Business analysis
Get an experienced eye on your business plan by getting feedback from Genilem specialists. 

 

“Financing a new
business” webinar
Learn about the types of financing available to you and get expert advice from a BCV advisor at this online workshop.

 

Agriculture
business consultation

Get expert advice to take your food or agriculture business project to the next level.

Essential steps

 

From an idea to a business plan

The first step in creating a business is determining whether your business idea is feasible. That requires making a realistic assessment of your strengths and weaknesses, as well as the market and competitive landscape.

Market research

Competitive landscape

Financial projections

Self-assessment

Business Plan

 

From a business plan to a business

Once you've got a business plan, you can begin the process of setting up your own business. But there are many factors to consider, such as your company’s legal structure and any requirements in the areas of accounting, taxes, social security, and hiring.

Creating a company

Legal structure

Administrative steps

Business premises

Formalization

Taxes & accounting

Taxes

Accounting

Social security and labor law

Government financing

Useful addresses

Organizations that can help you get started

Check the list

Useful documents

The information you need to stay on track

 

Financial analyses from our experts, business advice, and the latest developments in the Vaud economy—all available at pointsforts.ch (French only)

Learn more

Write to us

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Call us

We’re available Monday to Friday, from 8:00am to 6:00pm

 

 

Visit us

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