American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Money made available for investment in innovative enterprises or research, especially in high technology, in which both the risk of loss and the potential for profit may be considerable. Also called risk capital.
- n. business money invested in an innovative enterprise in which both the potential for profit and the risk of loss are considerable.
- n. wealth available for investment in new or speculative enterprises
“Meanwhile, their brethren in the venture capital world are trying to figure out whether non-technology investments make sense and serve their long-term interests.”
“Roger Jones launched Complexica as a completely virtual organization because it meant that he did not need to obtain venture capital he had had an unfortunate experience with venture capitalists in a previous start-up company.”
“We call venture capital people 'VC,' you know, like the Viet Cong.”
“Grogg was the managing general partner of FilmDallas Investment Fund, a pioneering venture capital fund supporting independent film production.”
“By developing an Energy Technology Program at the Defense Department, we can provide loan guarantees and venture capital to those with the best plans to develop and sell biofuels on a commercial market.”
“The company has applied for registration for a venture capital fund with SEBI Securities and Exchange Board of India and is expected to get the approval anytime now," he said.”
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