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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He left primarily because the venture capital firm had a growth agenda for the company that he was not comfortable with could do nothing prevent it from occurring.
DCM (formerly known as Doll Capital Management) is an early stage venture capital firm supporting entrepreneurs building world-class technology companies.
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Arboretum Partners, based in Ann Arbor, is an early stage venture capital firm focusing on medical device, diagnostic and healthcare services investments
The financing, a combination of equity and debt, was led by Ignition Partners, a venture capital firm based in Bellevue, Wash.
Benchmark Capital, a leading international venture capital firm, was founded in 1995 to help talented entrepreneurs with original ideas build successful technology companies.
Hunt Ventures, LP is a venture capital firm focused on investing in early-stage technology companies.
The financing was led by TVM Capital, a transatlantic venture capital firm based in Munich and Boston and one of the largest technology and life sciences investors in Europe, joined by OrbiMed of the US and including significant additional funding from previous investors Sofinnova Partners of France, HealthCap of Sweden, Alta Partners and EDF Ventures of the US and NIF SMBC Ventures of Japan.
SAN FRANCISCO -- CMEA Ventures, a venture capital firm specializing in high technology, life sciences and alternative energy investments, announced today that Maurice E.
Versant Ventures, a leading healthcare-focused venture capital firm specializing in early-stage investments in medical devices, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, healthcare services, and healthcare information technology.

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