venture capital


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venture capital

n.
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 capital

n
1. (Banking & Finance) capital that is provided for a new commercial enterprise by individuals or organizations other than those who own the new enterprise
2. (Banking & Finance) another name for risk capital

ven′ture cap`ital


n.
funds invested or available for investment in a new business enterprise. Also called risk capital.
[1940–45]
ven′ture cap`italism, n.
ven′ture cap`italist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.venture capital - wealth available for investment in new or speculative enterprisesventure capital - wealth available for investment in new or speculative enterprises
capital, working capital - assets available for use in the production of further assets
Translations

venture capital

n (Fin) → capitale m a rischio
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