Definition of “venture capital” - English Dictionary

“venture capital” in British English

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venture capitalnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈven.tʃə ˌkæp.ɪ.təl/ us /ˈven.tʃɚ ˌkæp.ɪ.t̬əl/

(Definition of “venture capital” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“venture capital” in Business English

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venture capitalnoun [ U ]

uk us also risk capital FINANCE

money invested in a new business, especially one that involves risk:

backed/financed by venture capital The computer industry relied for much of its development on small firms backed by venture capital.
attract/find/raise venture capital The two partners finally raised $1.5 million in venture capital.
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)

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