Starting up a business is a daunting process. You may have a great business idea, but with many countries across the world suffering from a poor economy at the moment, it takes more than a good idea to ensure your business is a success. These days you also need to be clever about the city you choose to launch your business in if you want it to be a success. Here are just some of the best cities to launch a business in 2017:
- Chiang Mai
Although London has an incredibly high cost of living in comparison with the rest of the UK, there is no denying that the British capital has many plus points for a start-up business. London is known for its diverse community that is incredibly open to new businesses. It also has a great support system with numerous networking events and many industry fairs and conferences hosted here annually. Some of the most successful businesses in London include BP, Aviva and Vodafone.
If you’re looking to start your business overseas, Dubai is a great choice due to its love of foreign investment. This means it has much more flexible rules when it comes to starting a business in the city. If you are looking to start your business in Dubai you should opt for the local partner option where a local businessman or company will hold a 51% stake.
Although this may feel off-putting, those businesses that do choose the partner are the most likely to succeed and, if you choose the best partner available, they can actually supply you with a lot of help and advice. For export or manufacturing companies there are various regions in Dubai where you’ll be granted exemptions from import and export duties as well as various taxes. Companies in Dubai include Estee Lauder and DHL.