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venture capital

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Loans
venture capitalˈventure ˌcapital noun [uncountable]  BFLmoney lent to someone so that they can start a new businessventure capitalist noun [countable]
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venture capitalOf the $ 19.5 billion in venture capital invested nationwide, 95 percent was in technology-based companies.But there's still plenty of venture capital out there looking for bright new ideas.Many other venture capital firms besides InterWest are raising new rounds of capital.We have our own venture capital fund.The Denver-based company initially raises $ 20 million in equity from several nationally prominent venture capital groups around the country.Keen on promoting venture capital, Viney owns a chain of wine bars as a sideline.Ethnic Minority Business Initiatives are also available, providing venture capital, resources and counselling services for ethnic-minority businesses.Company hopes to hash out an expansion agreement with venture capital groups in the next few months.
From Longman Business Dictionaryventure capitalˈventure ˌcapitalFINANCE money lent to someone so that they can start a new business SYN RISK CAPITALThe fund provides venture capital and loans for US business projects.Pullman has borrowed heavily from banks andventure capital companies. capital
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