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risk capital

n
(Banking & Finance) chiefly Brit capital invested in an issue of ordinary shares, esp of a speculative enterprise. Also called: venture capital
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.risk capital - wealth available for investment in new or speculative enterprisesrisk capital - wealth available for investment in new or speculative enterprises
capital, working capital - assets available for use in the production of further assets
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Translations

risk capital

n (Fin) → capitale m di rischio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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