Company Formations/Start-ups

Aargau’s strong economy is due in part to the strong presence of innovative start-ups.

We would be pleased to help you become a successful entrepreneur. Take advantage of our com-prehensive start-up service – it's personal, expert and free.

Useful contacts and services for start-ups:

Aargau Services Economic Promotion will be pleased to advise you on relevant issues and can put you in touch with the right contacts.

Company formations

Setting up a company

So you've come up with a business idea and a business plan, secured your finance, selected the best legal form, checked that you've got the necessary insurance and permits? Then there's nothing to stop you setting up your business in the canton of Aargau. We will help you throughout the entire process and give you full access to our network and know-how.

Business plans

The business plan serves as a communication tool for the various stakeholders involved, and particularly for your finance partners. A good business plan significantly increases your business’s chances of success. Key components include the marketing and finance plan.

Your product is unique, so your business plan must be as well. Work on it on an ongoing basis, adjusting it where necessary. Write it in a way that reflects the needs of your audience. Ten pages are better than 50.

Contacts and assistance:

Legal corporate structures

Setting up a company in Switzerland is a quick and uncomplicated process. The most common legal structures are the joint-stock company ('Aktiengesellschaft') and the limited liability company ('Ge-sellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung'). Aargau Services Economic Promotion will be pleased to show you which corporate structure is the right one for you and how you will need to proceed to set up a company.

Legal corporate structures

Financing

Do you need financing for your business activities or to launch an innovative product or service? Aargau Services Economic Promotion will show you what opportunities are available.

Financing

Real estate

Real estate and plots of land in the canton of Aargau at attractive prices compared to the rest of Switzerland.

Real estate

Taxes

Low tax rates are good. But advantageous tax assessment bases are even better. Aargau offers particularly generous tax deductions.

Taxes

Insurance

Simple and customized solutions

Insurance

Permits/Customs

Do you have any questions on the process of applying for a permit? Please get in touch – we'll be pleased to help with any issues regarding work or residence permits, planning permission or professional licenses.

Permits/Customs