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We have compiled this list of Internet sites to help make it easier for you to find information on creating a business in your field:

http://www.apce.com : the site of the Agence Pour la Création d'Entreprise (Agency for Creating Companies) provides all the useful information that start-up entrepreneurs and professionals need.

http://www.pfca34.org : Montpellier Agglomération is a PFCA 34 partner (the Inter-departmental platform for creating business activities), and recommends their site for information on the assistance organisations in the area.

http://www.boutiques-de-gestion.com : this “Site for Creators” was created by the Réseau des Boutiques de Gestion.

http://www.cci.fr : Internet site of the French Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCI), including the coordinates of all CCI branches and links to their sites.

http://www.ccip.fr/cfe : the “Centre de Formalités des Entreprises” (administrative filing centre) site provides details on the main legal formalities for creating a company in France, including costs and required documents. You will also find information about financial aid for status.

http://www.bnoa.net : updated continuously, the Bourse Nationale d'Opportunités Artisanales (national listing of artisan opportunities) offers information exclusively about artisan businesses for sale.

http://www.artisanat.fr : the Assemblée Permanente des Chambres de Métiers lists all the Professional Chambres that have Internet sites.

http://www.ffcgea.fr : the Fédération Française des Centres de Gestion et d'Economie de l'Artisanat lists all the approved small business accounts centres for artisan businesses, as well as references to the Cégé1 assistance network.