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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ven′ture cap`ital(n.)

  1. funds invested or available for investment in a new business enterprise.

    Category: Economics, Business

    Ref: Also called risk capital.

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ven′ture cap`italist(n.)

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.


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