Starting up & developing an enterprise in the canton of Vaud
Are you considering starting up a company in Switzerland to carry out your commercial enterprise?
Is your company expanding or starting to look abroad?
The canton of Vaud provides a framework that is particularly conducive to starting up and developing new enterprises: high quality infrastructure, low taxation, a hard-working and well-trained workforce, large quantities of premises and land, a sympathetic administration, financial assistance, logistical support to budding entrepreneurs, and institutional partners who are able to advise and guide you.
The following sections will give you all the information you need to set up your own company and develop its activities.
- Support organisations
- Financial assistance from the canton of Vaud
- Support for technological innovation
- Drawing up a business plan
- Choice of legal form
- Filing in the Commercial Register
- Finding finance
- Finding suitable premises
- Hiring staff
- National insurance
- Residence & work permits
- Tax advantages
- Value-added tax
- Protection of intellectual property
- Exports & international expansion
Office for Economic Affairs (SPECo)
Rue Caroline 11
CH - 1014 Lausanne
Phone : +41 (0)21 316 58 20
Fax : +41 (0)21 316 61 52
E-mail : info.speco(at)vd.ch