PWN Paris - Entrepreneurship Workshop - Creating your own business: 10 keys to success

19 December 2019 19:00 - 22:00 Maison des Associations - 75017 Paris

You are creating your start up: what are the key steps? How to choose the right social form? How to optimize your taxation, protect your assets or set up your Business Plan? Abeba Negga et Géraldine Fromage, lawyers at Davis Polk & Wardwell and Andrea Villalva will share with you their advices. So all you need to know to set up successfully your start up, you will, attending this event organized by PWN Paris’s Club Entrepreneurship.

 “Creating your own business: 10 keys to success"

  1. Find your associates
  2. Choose your social form
  3. Think about governance
  4. Optimize your taxation
  5. Register your company
  6. Protect your assets
  7. Hire your employees
  8. Paying partners
  9. To be accompanied by specialists
  10. To set up your Business Model Canvas

This is Andrea Villalva’s bio and this is a bit of copy about her. She is one of the top MBA graduate of her promotion, she specialized in Entrepreneurship and Business Creation. After living in three different countries encountering state of the art working experience and education; now, new in France with fresh exciting challenges and opportunities, she wants to be part of the new revolution that changes the lives of many women, including hers. 

Abeba Negga et Géraldine Fromage sont avocates au sein du cabinet Davis Polk & Wardwell.

Elles sont spécialisées en fusions-acquisitions, gouvernance, droit boursier et financement. Elles accompagnent des entreprises françaises et étrangères et leurs dirigeants dans le cadre d’opérations de croissance externe, de restructurations et de financements.

Elles mettent également leurs compétences au service d’entrepreneurs et de start-up et les accompagnent dans les différentes phases du développement de leur activité : création de la société, négociation de contrats, levée de fonds, exit, restructuration, croissance externe… 

Abeba a fait ses études de droit à l’Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne et à UC Berkeley (Californie). Elle est inscrite aux barreaux de Paris et New York. 

Géraldine a fait ses études de droit à l’Université Paris II Assas et est diplômée de la Grande Ecole de l’ESSEC. Elle est inscrite au barreau de Paris.


19:00 – 19:15  welcome of the participants
19:15 – 20:45  Conference
20:45 – 21:30  Networking cocktail


Marie-Laure BARRAU VP Entrepreneurship PWN Paris
Price for members: 15 €
Price for non members, men welcome: 25 €
Location: Maison des associations 25 rue Lantiez – 75017 Paris
Maximum capacity: 35
Registration closes on December the 18th
Cancellation policy: reimbursements possible until December the 13th 
Event in French and English
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Event details

Maison des Associations - 75017 Paris
25 rue Lantiez
Member price
€15 per attendee
Non-member price
€25 per attendee

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