Setting up a business in Düsseldorf – Information for foreign entrepreneurs

Gewächshaus Düsseldorf
Mindener Straße 30
40227 Düsseldorf
14:00 - 18:00
Anmeldung erforderlich hier
0211 89 95511

Diese Event wird auf Englisch gehalten.

One in ten entrepreneurs in Germany is a foreigner. In top international business locations like Düsseldorf in particular, more and more foreign residents are setting up their own companies to realize a
business idea. The Office of Economic Development of the state capital Düsseldorf is offering an information seminar in English to provide information targeted specifically at foreign entrepreneurs and
founders of small businesses. In doing so, it helps to deal with the many questions and obstacles which international entrepreneurs face on the way to a successful business startup.

2.00 pm – 2.30 pm
Welcoming address
Introduction of participants and presentation of the services for foreign entrepreneurs
Speaker: Office of Economic Development, City of Düsseldorf

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
Fundamental aspects of setting up a business
Essential elements / structure of a business plan, tips for preparing a professional business concept, Startup Network Düsseldorf / organisations and advisory programmes / consultation support and government grant
Speaker: Stephan Bruns, consultant, Stephan Bruns Consulting & Development

3.30 pm – 4.00 pm
Legal aspects of setting up a business
Right of residence, employment permit, EU market, Schengen Agreement, company forms
Speaker: Jan Matthes, lawyer,
Rechtsanwaltskanzlei Jan Matthes

4.00 pm – 4.15 pm Break

4.15 pm – 5.15 pm
Fiscal aspects of setting up a business
Different types of taxes
Speaker: Daniel Schmaltz, tax advisor and CPA, Schmaltz und Partner

5.15 pm – 5.30 pm Break

5.30 pm – 5.50 pm
Case study
Success story of an international founder in Düsseldorf

5.50 pm – 6.00 pm
Discussion, question and answer session