Financing innovation in Kazakhstan, linking science to market
TCP Kazakhstan Stats Technology Commercialization Project – Kazakhstan Summary: With little or no money from public or private sources to finance proof-of-concept through commercialization: TCP makes technology ready for customers or Angel/VC investors.
Entrepreneurs and investors speak about the need and urgency to increase investment and Scale Up start-up communities in their countries. Yet when it’s time to invest capital, the culture of risk impedes the flow of money from the wallets of local investors into the pockets of entrepreneurs. What are the fears which domestic capital has for technology up-starts and emerging growth companies—& what solutions exist to reverse such behaviors? It was these subjects which I spoke to at the global…
New Series, beginning soon, ‘Keeping Entrepreneurship Alive.’ The idea for this series came from a post to Brad Field’s blog Startup Revolution»Communities by Namek Zu’bi from Jordan, titled ‘Young Startup Communities: Beware of the Excitment Bubble.’