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Demography of Startup Software Companies: An Empirical Investigation on the Success and Failure

by Kaniz Fatema, M.M. Mahbubul Syeed, M. Saef Ullah Miah
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 176 - Number 29
Year of Publication: 2020
Authors: Kaniz Fatema, M.M. Mahbubul Syeed, M. Saef Ullah Miah

Kaniz Fatema, M.M. Mahbubul Syeed, M. Saef Ullah Miah . Demography of Startup Software Companies: An Empirical Investigation on the Success and Failure. International Journal of Computer Applications. 176, 29 ( Jun 2020), 1-8. DOI=10.5120/ijca2020920313

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title = { Demography of Startup Software Companies: An Empirical Investigation on the Success and Failure },
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Startup software company can be envisage as a company committed to deliver innovative solution to market with four primary objectives, namely, product, service, process and platform. Software startups are quite distinct from traditional mature software companies. These companies develop state-of-the-art, software-intensive products within limited time frames and with few resources. They also introduce new challenges relevant to software engineering research which in turn lead to ample set of empirical investigation on the topic. This research is targeted to offer a systematic literature survey on the scientific investigations carried out on Startup software companies, specifically concentrating on their success and failure parameters and strategies to encounter symptoms of failure.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Startup Software Startup company Software Development Success Failure Systematic Literature Review Investor Management