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venture capital

noun
1.
funds invested or available for investment in a new or unproven business enterprise.
Also called risk capital.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
Related forms
venture capitalism, noun
venture capitalist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for venture capitalist

venture capitalist

noun
1.
a person or company that provides capital for new commercial enterprises

venture capital

noun
1.
capital that is provided for a new commercial enterprise by individuals or organizations other than those who own the new enterprise
2.
another name for risk capital
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