An average of 7 out of 10 VC backed investments fail within five years. While more active, value-added approaches to investment portfolio management have gained popularity in recent years, the focus on business development and legal support continues to miss a critical element: People.
Multiple studies point to poor leadership as the number one reason why start-ups fail. Yet investors are still not supporting the development of leadership competencies that can transform their founder-entrepreneurs into true managers and leaders. This is key to scaling success and to fostering an organizational culture that promotes collaboration, innovation and productivity.
Epiko offers cost-effective leadership development modules for your investment portfolio's startup and scale-up companies. We mitigate investment risk and maximize impact by offering actionable leadership development skills as your portfolio companies scale.