The successful dialogue between the young space entrepreneur and the space investor remains difficult. This is particularly true with regards to the market-stakeholders of the financing world, namely theBusiness Angels and Venture Capitalists. With the support of the European Commission (Innova initiative) research was undertaken so as to assess this problem and potentially develop suitable facilitating solutions. Using a unique and tailored database of space and hi-tech investors key elements of financing problems for start-up entrepreneurs were analysed with the use of questionnaires.
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