A growing number of fintech companies, cryptocurrency companies and smartphone R&D companies in Switzerland has solidified it's place in the worlds top nations for tech innovation and advancement, although within Switzerland itself there are a number of benefits depending on where investors decide to begin operations.
An essential piece of information for anyone planning to form a company in Switzerland within the tech or fintech industry is that the most advantageous canton to establish this business form in Switzerland is the Zug region. Zug is known around the world as one of the most beneficial cantons in Switzerland and the best location in all of Europe to establish a tech-based company, whether it be for a cryptocurrency or another type of business related to internet communication or smartphone development.
Along with Zug, there is also the option of both Zurich and Geneva for the establishment of a fintech company as both cities are also heavily business focused and popular for technology companies.
Registration of a fintech business is the same as any other type of business, although depending on the types of operations there may need to be permits and licenses required. There is more information on our website on registering a Swiss company.
Additionally, in Switzerland, there are a total of 26 cantons, all of which feature different taxation systems and rates, so it is important to understand the rules depending on which canton your business is set up in. We have a team of agents you can consult with to assist with this.