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venture capitalnoun [U]

uk   /ˈven.tʃə ˌkæp.ɪ.təl/  us   /ˈven.tʃɚ ˌkæp.ɪ.t̬əl/
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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. look for/seek 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)
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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