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venture capitalnoun [U]

uk   us  
money that is invested or is ​available for investment in a new ​company, ​especially one that ​involvesrisk: They'll need to ​raise $1 million in ​venturecapital for the startup to have any ​chance of ​succeeding.
venture capitalist
noun [C] uk   us  
(Definition of venture capital from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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venture capitalnoun [U]

uk   us   (also risk capital) FINANCE
moneyinvested in a new ​business, especially one that involves ​risk: backed/financed by venture capital The ​computerindustry relied for much of its ​development on ​smallfirmsbacked by ​venturecapital.attract/find/raise venture capital The two ​partnersfinallyraised $1.5 million in ​venturecapital. look for/​seekventurecapital venture-capital ​backers/​fund a venture-capital ​company/​firm/​group venture-capital ​backing/​funding/​investments
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(Definition of venture capital from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “venture capital”
in Chinese (Simplified) 风险资本, 投机资本…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風險資本, 投機資本…
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