Definitions for venture capitalist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. venture capitalist(noun)

    a speculator who makes money available for innovative projects (especially in high technology)


  1. venture capitalist(Noun)

    An investor who invests in a startup venture; higher returns are expected because of the higher risks.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gregory Gretsch:

    It's a venture capitalist's job to connect the dots and it's an entrepreneur's job to bring them very close together

  2. Peter Newton:

    When you speak to the companies, they'll say 'I really want to find a family office to invest in me... that'll help us grow far better than a venture capitalist who wants to come in, make his money in four years then disappear,'.

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