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Capital supplied (by venture capitalists) as high risk equity investment with the expectation of a high return commensurate with the risk taken.
Typically, if the investment is unsuccessful, all of the investment will be lost.
- VC is generally organised into venture capital funds.
- VC funds invest in larger, longer-established start up businesses.
- VC funds may also invest in turnaround, or recovery situations.
- Different funds will generally have different specialist areas of expertise and investment.
- Business angel
- Due diligence
- Preference shares
- Private equity
- Series A
- Venture Capital Schemes