The SME Forum

A Breakdown of Start-up Cases

14 Jun , 14:00–14:45
Russian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Forum: Money
Congress Centre, zone B, 2nd floor, conference hall B4

What are the factors that contribute to the emergence of successful start-ups? While there is a mystique surrounding this question, the creation of start-ups has become a common occurrence. However, many start-ups also vanish just as swiftly as they appeared. What are the underlying reasons behind this phenomenon? Is it due to inadequate niche selection, a lack of essential skills, misjudgement of market opportunities or one's own strengths, inability to effectively communicate ideas to investors, insufficient mechanisms for government support, or simply a lack of determination to see the venture through to success?

Dmitry Polyakov, Deputy Head, Softline Venture Partners