From New York to Paris: Bitwage Founder Shares What It’s Like to Set Up Your Startup in France


The French Tech Ticket (FTT) program attracts entrepreneurs from all over the world who want to build their startup in France. Winners receive start up cash, office space in a welcoming incubator, relocation and visa assistance and other support that makes the difference in fast tracking a company to early success. Our new series #BonjourEntrepreneur features FTT winners and explores what being part of the program – and starting their company in France – means to them. For our first installment, we interview Jonathan Chester from BitWage, an American company developing a new, more efficient approach to helping companies pay their employees across international borders.  

Let’s hear what Jonathan has to say about being one of the newest members of La French Tech.