venture capitalist

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venture capital

Money available for investment in startup companies and small businesses with a high potential for growth. Also called risk capital.

venture capitalism n.
venture capitalist n.

venture capitalist

(Stock Exchange) a person or company that provides capital for new commercial enterprises
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Noun1.venture capitalist - a speculator who makes money available for innovative projects (especially in high technology)
plunger, speculator - someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
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Because of an obligation to their investors, venture capital firms are driven by two things: return on investment (ROI) and the ability to control the source of that return.
8 billion in 400 companies resulting in over 120 IPOs over the past 38 years, Venrock's investment returns place it among the top tier venture capital firms that have achieved consistently superior performance.
Montgomery Law Group Expands Its Practice With Addition of Partner Jonathan Noble Specializing in Representation of Emerging Growth Companies and Venture Capital Firms
The Venture Michigan Fund I (VMF I) announced today its first round of investment commitments to three venture capital firms focused on growing early stage technology companies in Michigan.
8, 2005, as a full service commercial bank providing financial services to venture capital firms and entrepreneurs in all stages of growth and expansion.
Top-Tier Venture Capital Firms Serve as Series A Co-Leads Financing Independent Massively Multiplayer Online Gaming Studio
RipCode is privately held and backed by leading venture capital firms including Hunt Ventures, Vesbridge Partners, El Dorado Ventures and ATA Ventures.
TVM Capital (formerly Techno Venture Management), headquartered in Munich and Boston, was founded in 1983 as one of the first venture capital firms in Germany.
The firm invests in both early and late stage companies and actively partners with its extended network of companies, other venture capital firms, institutional investors, strategic partners and entrepreneurs.
Austin Ventures, one of the most active venture capital firms in Texas, has been working with entrepreneurs to build valuable companies since 1979.
This latest financing from top venture capital firms is a testament to the tremendous global market opportunity in broadband video, and the great momentum and credibility we have established in securing over 20 of the largest media companies," said Hilmi Ozguc, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Maven Networks.

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