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WikiCréa: everything to create your business.

Start-up created in 2016, WikiCréa is the first French website on the theme of business creation (in terms of attendance, source Alexa).

Through its sites, WikiCréa is the best ally to create your business:

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Creating a business, yes, but what business?

Should we create a auto businessa microbusinessa individual business or a company (EURL, SARL, SAS, SASU…)? What are the differences, advantages and disadvantages of each of these legal statuses? WikiCréa advises you on this fundamental aspect of business creation: the choice of the legal, social and tax regime. But before choosing its legal status, many other steps must be taken…

How to find, test your idea?

This is the heart of business creation: identifying a creative idea and validate it. Creating a business means testing hypotheses and decide. WikiCréa helps you find a business start-up idea and gives you the method to make a market research, choose your commercial positioning and your business model. Of course, the idea and the profession chosen must correspond to your personality. By the way, are you made for entrepreneurship?

Am I cut out for entrepreneurship?

Creating a business cannot be improvised. Are you “able” to start a business? If there is no ideal profile to start a business, however, it is preferable to cultivate certain essential qualities to succeed in his business creation project. Whether you are calm, adventurous, opportunistic, thoughtful, professional, creative or passionate, you can succeed in your project. It’s all about getting to know each other, knowing how to surround yourself with and training on the aspects that are less well mastered. Capitalize on your strengths and call on partners to solve your weak points.

How to get aid and funding?

There are many aid, support, subsidy, interest-free loans or even micro-credit schemes for create his business. WikiCréa offers you a complete overview of aid for business creation. We also help you prepare for your bank interview. Be careful, however, not to get lost in the maze of aids. Seeking assistance requires filling out and compiling a file, which often proves to be tedious. Don’t forget that the priority remains to develop your activity and find customers. Not to mention that other financing solutions exist, for example the crowdfunding (crowdfunding).

Creating a business: what personal status?

Starting a business means entering a new life. A new social status too: in most cases, you will be a self-employed self-employed person contributing to the social security for the self-employed (ex-RSI). As you may know, this is not without problems for business leaders. It is advisable, before creating to be well informed on the functioning of social security for the self-employed, and on the health coverage, accident at work and retirement it procures. Also be aware that there are many ways toavoid or circumvent the RSI.

What will be the taxes, duties and social charges to be paid?

This is a scary subject, especially at startup. Create your businessmeans paying taxes and social contributions. The amounts will vary from one legal system to another, depending on the characteristics of your activity. WikiCréa offers you a legal status simulator to help you see things more clearly. WikiCréa also informs you about the principles and methods of calculating each tax, levy or tax: the CFE (company property tax), the VATcontribution to vocational training, income tax, corporation tax, etc.

How to write a financial plan and a business plan?

Create your business involves drawing up a financial plan and a business plan: these are the two key documents for setting up a business. Only then, it is not always easy to develop them. WikiCréa offers tools and templates to make your job easier: a excel financial plan template to fill in easily, and a model of business plan complete for free download.

Create your business: identify and know the risks.

Create your business, it is above all to identify and measure a series of risks, and deal with the contingencies one after the other. Fortunately, many solutions exist to anticipate or deal with risks: insurance or trademark registration, for example. Specialist lawyers, notaries and accountants can also help you tackle the trickiest aspects of setting up a business: the contract of commercial lease, drafting of company statutes, drafting of a partnership agreement, compliance with standards, etc. It would not be welcome to save it!

Accompany you in each stage of the life of your company.

Create your business, it is to give birth to a living being, which evolves and restructures itself constantly. WikiCréa informs you and advises you on each stage of the creation of a business and the life of your business: the idea, the market study, the business plan, the start-up, the choice of associates, the development, as well as resale or closure of the business. Above all, WikiCréa advises you on the development of your turnover: How to find customers? How to conduct a sales interview? How? ‘Or’ What retain customers ? How do you get more customers into your store or restaurant? How to communicate on the internet or social networks? How to make an effective flyer? What are the best communication tools?

Enlighten your legal and real estate choices.

Create your business involves bordering the legal risks by paying particular attention to contracts: supply or subcontracting contracts, commercial contracts, employment contracts, associate or shareholder pacts, not forgetting commercial leases. WikiCréa informs you about best practices and the risks associated with these contracts. On the other hand, choosing the right offices and commercial location is strategic, and here again WikiCréa helps you!

Sector and “business” information.

To create your business in good conditions, you have to know your industry well. WikiCréa offers you targeted articles on activity area or trades in particular: craftsmanship, commerce, personal servicesliberal professions, regulated medical professions, agricultural activities, artistic activities, restoration, tourism and accommodation, or even the social and solidarity economy, with a zoom on the status of the 1901 law association and cooperatives. Certain activities give the possibility of exercising under alternative statuses to the classic legal statuses: the CESU, the status of entrepreneur-employee in an activity cooperative, the status of independent door-to-door seller, or even that of independent commercial agent.

For each profession mentioned, WikiCréa offers a zoom on the state of the market, the qualities and prerequisites to be able to exercise (compulsory training), the standards, the possible statuses, without forgetting a large number of tips that will allow you to make concrete progress in your creation project. of business.

WikiCréa also offers articles on the activities ofimport Export and related aid.

Creating a business: knowing how to manage.

WikiCréa addresses all the fundamental themes of Business Management : piloting the Treasurythe fight against non-payments, the calculation of the margin and the determination of the prices, the negotiation with the suppliers, the subcontractors and the customers, the improvement of the profitability, etc Many tools are offered on the site: cash flow plan model, Excel document for calculating margin rates, calculating the break-even point, among others.

Managing your business requires a certain rigor. Your accountant will be there to accompany you, except in self-employed or micro-enterprise. The auto-entrepreneur status, which has been renamed “micro-enterprise” is indeed one of the only ones that does not require the use of an accountant.

In conclusion…

WikiCréa is an essential ally to create your business. Thanks to WikiCréa, access hundreds of articles on business creation. Entrepreneurship, creating a business can seem complicated, even in a self-employed mode; so be patient, read, educate yourself, pick up your phone.

Do not hesitate to ask your questions at the bottom of our articles. Good luck in your business creation project!

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