from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Money used or needed to set up a new business or enterprise.
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- n. Money used to set up a new business venture.
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- n. capital needed to set up a new business or enterprise
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On this morning, I was scheduled to see Ginger Culverson—sweet ol’ Moneybags herself—to pin down exactly how much money she wanted to contribute up front to the new foundation and how we might use that as seed money to attract other donors.
If things went well, they said, they knew an impatient investor who desperately wanted to give seed money to some kind of new interactive, character-driven game, something more involved than Duke Nukem, and more ambitious and darker than the recently released Sim City and Myst, a game that could be accessed at some point in the future by way of something I later found in my notes scribbled as the "Inner Nut."