Any corporation is immune to risks. <…> Until there is a risk-tolerance, until internal decision-making turns into an overarching system of working with start-ups and piloting, [there will be no development of start-ups] — Alexander Aivazov, Vice President for Business Development, Rostelecom.
The main element here is culture, innovation perception within a company. That is a real challenge. How can companies that do not have clear technological process build risk-taking possibilities? — Andrey Laptev, Director for Business Development and Corporate Venture Projects, Severstal Management.
Corporations do not have people who know how to grow companies, <…> how to turn a company from scratch into a significant player — Alexander Galitsky, Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Almaz Capital .
Our major companies, our national champions differ from those implementing innovations outside of Russia first of all in terms of decision-making speed — Dmitry Butrin, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Head of Economic Policy Section, Kommersant Publishing House .
The main issue is working with outside start-ups. <…> Why is it so difficult? It is not timely. <…> Apart from start-ups, interaction also requires professional mediators like the venture funds — Arkady Trachuk, General Director, Goznak.