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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 involves risk: They'll need to raise $1 million in venture capital if they're to get the business off the ground.
venture capitalist
noun [C] uk   us  
Translations of “venture capital”
in Chinese (Traditional) 風險資本, 投機資本…
in Chinese (Simplified) 风险资本, 投机资本…
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