- How unique is the technical solution?
- What are the technology’s advantages in comparison with its analogues?
- Were the scientific risks eliminated?
- How is the project’s intellectual property represented?
- Is the target market big enough? Is it growing? Is there a sufficient volume? How is it related to Russia versus the global market?
- The project should address a significant problem and present a solution: is it a vitamin or an aspirin?
- What competitive environment does the project face?
- Has the project team ever successfully completed an investment project?
- Does the project team have all the necessary researchers and experts?
- What will happen if one of the key initiators leaves the project?
- Has the company presented a financial plan?
- Is the proper use of funds provided?
- Is the requested amount of money justified?
- What are the terms of investments implementation? How to evaluate the significance of the project outcome?
- What are the terms and mechanisms for the investor´s exit from the project?
- Are there multiple market players eager to participate in the project?
- What are the best- and worst-case exit scenarios?