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Definition of

venture capitalist

Finance

firm or individual providing venture capital a finance company or private individual specializing in providing venture capital.

Related definitions of "venture capitalist"

  • Abbr VC
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Definitions of ’venture capitalist’ and meaning of ’venture capitalist’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’venture capitalist’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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