Bordeaux is a city offering endless attractive lifestyle benefits; from world famous wine to its UNESCO listed historic city, it is frequently cited as one of the best places to live in France. Located just two hours from Paris, Bordeaux is also a thriving business centre, with a diverse startup scene and more women in business than ever before.
Bordeaux is also currently headed to become one of Europe’s best connected “Smart Cities”, with a number of innovative projects and tech industry giants setting up in the city. The Bordeaux Digital Week hosts over 70 workshops in locations across the city.
A plethora of successful mum entrepreneurs in Bordeaux are choosing to become self-employed, setting up their own businesses on a local, national and international scale. With increasing scope for online and home based business opportunities for mums in the city, there are many associations and support groups for mum-owned businesses in Bordeaux.
Action’elles is a non-profit association supporting women in business in Bordeaux, Paris and Lyon. They offer practical workshops, one to one interviews with mentors and experts and other forms of useful business training to their membership of around 500 female entrepreneurs.
Bordeaux Business Network is a relaxed and friendly group for English-speaking business owners, entrepreneurs & professionals to network. Open to all nationalities with a good working level of English, BBN is a progressive, forward thinking group, hosting regular events for members to meet face-to-face amongst like-minded people. The Bordeaux Women’s Club is a social network for international English-speaking women to meet each other and adapt comfortably into French and Bordelaise life and culture.
Mampreneures is a fantastic national network for mum entrepreneurs in Bordeaux and mum-owned Businesses across France. They host regular informal meet-ups (or “mamcafés”) around Bordeaux. The Bordeaux Mum’s Get-Together is another, more social networking group for English-speaking mums in Bordeaux. They offer advice on living in the city and hold regular coffee mornings.
Cowork Crèche Bordeaux is a unique coworking space for self-employed parents with an adjoining nursery. Ideal for busy mums, the space allows local and expat mum entrepreneurs and mums working from home to bring their little ones and work within a friendly community of like-minded parents. La Ruche is a warm and friendly coworking space located in the city centre and furnished by the creative recycling team at Atelier Eco Solidaire.
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