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Company set-up

Information platform

The Canton of Zurich’s information platform provides comprehensive and clear information on all questions about setting up a company.


StartZentrum Zürich is the ideal place to start for a free and personal initial consultation and for company start-up courses.

Financial support

The City of Zurich’s Office for Economic Development has no financial resources available to support business start-ups. However, Verein Go! supports the self-employed by issuing a request for a microloan with Zürich Cantonal Bank. In addition, and StartZentrum offer detailed information and tips on financing.

Online start-ups

On the EasyGov page of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), you can simply start a business online and register directly with the relevant authorities via the internet.

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