Our team

A word about our President

Alain Darribau is the CEO and founder of CompaNow in downtown Paris with the ambition to help entrepreneurs and start-ups from all countries set up and develop their company in France. Alain has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs to make their next global business step.


International Business Experts

Since 2010, we have helped several hundreds of entrepreneurs from most countries worldwide bringing their project to fruition in France. Setting up companies is what we do on a daily basis and all of our experts are very proud to recognize YOU as a unique entrepreneur. Understand your business objective, finding together ways to set up and expand your business are our core competencies.


Business Concierges

Taking your business global is an exciting and dynamic process, which can sometimes be daunting because of the mastering of the French language. Our experts are committed to being the forefront of your business and can ensure that customers and partners legitimately view your business as a local one.


Accounting & Tax Experts

Appointed a Chartered Accountant is critical. We are working with dedicated and professional Chartered Accountants. They will take on the heavy lifting of all different aspects of your business, by dealing with all governmental bodies in France. They offer a wide range tailored services for international clients and will interact with you in English. Our expertise include accounting, social legislation, labor law, tax legislation, international tax laws, etc.


Immigration Experts

We have a broad experience in dealing with all french consulate and embassy worldwide. But also understanding of cultural nuances. This expertise is highly appreciated by the international companies, clients of Companow. We also understand the needs of an expatriate arriving in France developing services to assist international companies with the immigration procedures in France


Trade Mark Experts

Our Trade Mark attorney has been a specialist in Trade Mark for more than 20 years. He is highly qualified to advise our clients and make sure no stone is left unturned. He provides legal support from start to finish.

He will insure that you successfully protect the identity and integrity of your brands and logos.  Intellectual property issues, such as copyright, registered designs and licensing are also part of his expertise.


Hiring staff

Our staffing expert has worked more than 15 years in Human Resources and is passionate about finding the right resources, right contract form to perform the missions you are looking for talented skills.


Real Estate & Office Space Experts

Need office space? Companow is also able to help you search, negotiate and sign lease or buy offices, warehouse or private properties. Our real estate network cover all cities in France.


Investments Experts

Our clients are quite often looking for private banking and wealth management services. We partner with private banks able to develop with you investment strategies in Europe and most countries worldwide.



Interested in finding out how we can realize your international ambitions in Europe.

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