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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Foreign venture capital funds are playing a key role in the growth and development of venture capital market in India.
SAN FRANCISCO - Investments in venture capital funds plunged 33 percent during last year's final quarter in a retreat spurred by the accelerating pace of Internet business failures.
Private venture capital funds with as much money to deploy as Intel probably wouldn't consider investments of that size.
The Robertson Stephens Venture Capital Group currently has more than $350 million under management in three venture capital funds (RCS III, RCS Ltd.
Similarly, the equity investments of venture capital funds and investment bankers (operating as a partnership) may be treated as members of a single affiliated group.
Skypoint Capital forms and manages venture capital funds that stimulate and leverage the ever-changing telecommunications and information technology sector.
IVC Research Center has released its compilation of 2006's most active Israeli venture capital funds.
Venture capital funds under management currently exceed $1 billion.
Individual investment amounts were not disclosed, but Credit Suisse's Customized Fund Investment Group, the VMF I fund manager, will make investment commitments totaling $95 million to venture capital funds over a commitment period of up to three years.
It has over $725 million in venture capital funds under management and has completed over $2 billion in merchant banking transactions.
The financing was placed by PA Early Stage Partners, a family of venture capital funds headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania that invests in early stage life sciences and technology companies.
The launch of SBICAP's first venture capital fund makes good on Indian President Abdul Kalam's recent public statement citing India's need to incubate vital knowledge sectors by increasing access to venture capital funds.

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