French President proved to be a breath of fresh air for the global political theater. Emmanuel Macron is a firm believer in the potential of the entrepreneurial industry. As a consequence, he extended an invitation for the world’s big thinkers to come and visit the new face of France. These are just among his first efforts to turn a country melancholic for its former glory into a “startup nation.”
French President Introduced the French Tech Visa Program
However, Emmanuel Macron doesn’t lack the skills for quick changes. On Thursday, the French government announced the new “French Tech Visa” program. This order grants entrepreneurs and their families a four-year residence permit. To gain such a novel right, innovators have to meet some requests.
This sudden proactive program appeared soon after President Donald Trump called for a pullback from the negotiation table of the Paris agreement. The speech that the French president gave to introduce this new program contained some insinuations aimed at the methods the American government applies in its political decisions.
“At a time when some people think that walls are a solution, we do think that openness is the right path.”
Applicants to the New Residence Permit Will Share a Vision for Better, Greener Future
Therefore, President Macron believes that the French motto of “liberté, égalité, fraternité” still holds true especially in this times of global challenges. Through this novel approach, pioneers, entrepreneurs, and innovators that are willing to seize this opportunity are expected to transport the world to a greener technological dimension.
On the other hand, the present legal background in the country might impair the realization of Macron’s expectations. Tech entrepreneurs claimed that France is currently harboring a stern and rigid system that cannot meet the needs of technological advancements. However, Macron is aware of all these challenges. He also made it his priority to change the system to become co-operant with startup industry.
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