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Lyon

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Paving the way for Tech growth

Did you know Lyon was the first City in France to have it’s renaissance buildings protected by the French Government? Certainly, Lyon has always been ahead of the curve. 
However, it’s not just the buildings that are paving the way, Lyon’s technology sector is also experiencing huge growth forecasts, with over 38% in job creation growth in 10 years. It’s no wonder Lyon is the chosen headquarters for the likes of Interpol and Euro news.

While Paris may be the capital of the country, Lyon is one of the top 20 most attractive European cities for digital developers, with more than 300 million euros raised for Tech startups in 2019 alone.

<p>Did you know Lyon was the first City in France to have it’s renaissance buildings protected by the French Government? Certainly, Lyon has always been ahead of the curve. <br />
However, it’s not just the buildings that are paving the way, Lyon’s technology sector is also experiencing huge growth forecasts, with over 38% in job creation growth in 10 years. It’s no wonder Lyon is the chosen headquarters for the likes of Interpol and Euro news.</p>

<p>While Paris may be the capital of the country, Lyon is one of the top 20 most attractive European cities for digital developers, with more than 300 million euros raised for Tech startups in 2019 alone.</p>
The official language is French

However, many people are bilingual and speak English as their second language.

The currency is the Euro or EUR

As of 2021, one euro is equal to around 0.89 UK Pounds or, 1.22 US Dollars.

Over 1.7 million people call Lyon home

13% of the population are foreign-born, with many coming from Africa and other countries in Europe.

The average price of a takeaway coffee is €2.80

The city is also known as the gastronomical capital of France, with 14 Michelin star restaurants.

MA In Lyon


With France being home to our largest network of tech consultants and long-serving clients, we've reflected that internally with the majority of our consultants dedicated to the French market and collectively covering every single technology we specialise in. 

After over two decades of creating long-term partnerships with clients both in Paris and across France, we now partner with more than 50% of CAC 40 companies.

And thanks to the dedication our teams put into creating honest and open working relationships, we are proud to be still working with the top five consultancies in France after more than 10 years.

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