Paris is burning

Hot on the heels of Emmanuel Macron’s promise to turn France into a ‘start-up nation’, the biggest start-up campus on the planet has just opened its doors

9th July, 2017
The launch party for Paris’s new Station F start-up hub, where some of the world’s leading tech companies have set up shop

Late last month, a former freight depot in south-eastern Paris opened its doors to entrepreneurs from across the globe after a multi-million euro project transformed it into the biggest start-up campus in the world.

With 3,000 desks, a makerspace, an events zone, and a nearby housing project to follow next year, Station F could help the French capital to lure entrepreneurs from other cities, such as London, Berlin and Dublin.

French president Emmanuel Macron, who has...

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