The article is devoted to the improvement of the mechanism for financing innovative projects as enhancing innovation in the form of the creation and development of start-ups. The aim of this study is to develop an effective mechanism for financing start-ups, which form the basis of formation of an innovative economy. The article analyzes the dynamics of the start-ups for 2012-2014 years, revealed the most effective methods and instruments of financial support startups. On the basis of a systematic approach and methods of logical analysis matrix developed sources of funding in the context of life cycle stages of the project and proposed funding mechanism visualization innovative projects startups
Keywords: startup, innovative project, financing mechanism, innovation, business incubator, venture fund, in-novative product, crowdfunding
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