VC. Funds made available for startup firms and small businesses with exceptional growth potential. Managerial and technical expertise are often also provided. also called risk capital.
Capital made available to fledgling operations by venture capitalists, who take a large stake in exchange for risking their money. Venture capital has played a major role in the development of Silicon Valley technology firms, among others.
An investment in a start-up business that is perceived to have excellent growth prospects but does not have access to capital markets. Type of financing sought by early-stage companies seeking to grow rapidly.
Money and resources made available to startup firms and small businesses with exceptional growth potential.