The phenomenon of high growth medium-sized companies is a major focus within industrial policy in recent years and it has induced an active discussion in many countries about the practicability of the use of state-backed support instruments designed to promote these firms. The new state project to provide support to private high-tech companies-leaders has started in June 2016 upon an initiative of the RF Ministry of Economic Development. The rating "TechUspekh" ("TechSuccess") has been chosen as the main database for further selection of the companies—participants of this project. The article describes main results obtained from the sampling study of the companies included in this rating in 2015 and also brings out a set of possible recommendations for state-backed support measures for such leading companies-"tech-gazelles". The last subsection is devoted to the review of the latest public support programs for the fast-growing mid-sized companies in a number of foreign countries.
In the article we provide an original dynamic functional model of technology start-up management for specialty operator of technology market — a technology company. The authors defined the gaps, or blanks in theory and practice of technology industry, which were discovered while analyzing current problems of methodological background of technology start-up management, and specified the most promising areas of further research concerning technology industry.
This article reviews how CEOs of technology companies can be successful in companies performance at different stages of the life cycle. The object of the research is the tech companies of the United States of America. The companies are given special attention today as the driver of the new economic cycle. Due to the fact that the technology sector is closely related to the personalities of CEOs, who determine the vector of development, activities and functioning of companies, the study analyzes the choice of the most suitable leader depending on the stage of the life cycle.