venture capital firm

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An investment company that invests its shareholders' money in startups and other risky but potentially very profitable ventures.

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I worked for a venture capital firm and I was really excited to get started in the company after a long wait.

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He loved being part of a venture capital firm. They were able to invest in startups and see companies succeed from the very start.

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Venture capital firms raise money for expansion and growth of startup up companies with little to no track record of financial success in order to obtain large profits, although said firms incur significant risks not associated with investment in established firms.

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