Реализация инновационной технологии спортивно ориентированного физического воспитания в экономическом вузе
Venture capital (VC) provides financial and managerial support for new innovative ideas at the initial stages of commercialization. It has helped to find the market for many radical innovations of 20th century, including personal computer, Internet and genetic engineering.
As a part of market economy venture business was not stable from the very beginning. The periods of rapid growth alternated with deep recessions. However each time VC revived anew as the Phoenix due to its very important function in modern knowledge-based economy.
This report presents an analysis of statistical data that prove the existence of several cycles in VC dynamics in the USA and the Great Britain. The main factors of these cycles formation are discussed. The author proposes two possible scenarios of development of VC market for the first 30 years of the new 21st century. A hypothesis is put forward about the relation between VC cycle's amplitude and a phase of Kondratieff's cycle.
Promotion of innovative entrepreneurship is one of the key topics frequently discussed on the national level. This notwithstanding, publications describing the Russian experience In implementation of venture projects are extremely hard to come by. This article is expected to make up for such shortcoming to certain extent. The author describes a project for the creation of a cable TV network, wherein he acted as an "active" venture investor. The article describes the entire life cycle of venture project: from the emergence of an idea to the sale of company to a strategic investor.