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Starting a business in Switzerland - what would you suggest ?

Hi all,

I would like to start a business in Switzerland, ideally for expats (products and/or services). I used to live in the UK and I miss many things I would like to replicate here. Not sure where to start...

Any ideas?

Many thanks in advance
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Re: Starting a business in Switzerland - what would you suggest ?

Perhaps this thread can bring some inspiration:

What would be the best expat servicing business to start in Basel??
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Re: Starting a business in Switzerland - what would you suggest ?

Do you have any special skills or experience that could help you narrow it down a little?

Just as a comparison for your maths - there are approximately 36 000 Brits here in Switzerland. Its probably fair to assume that only half would regard themselves as "expats" in the sense of not naturalised here (ie not in need of "expat services") - so your service needs to be scaled to one that would serve AT MOST the population of a small town but one that is spread from the centre around 3-4 hours drive AND hasn't been done by anybody else before. Thats a tough ask to make successful and viable
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