backer

Definition

noun
  1. a person or company that backs someone
    ExampleOne of the company's backers has withdrawn.
  2. Usage
    the backer of a bill
    the person who backs a bill

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You should always try and have a good backer that you can lean on when times start to get tough.

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As an early backer of Facebook that provided the company with its first outside investment, Peter Thiel is rumored to have made over a billion dollars in the ensuing years.

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While tech upstart Crazy Innovations had brilliant ideas and needed products they neglected to obtain the necessary financial Backer. They didn't have the necessary capital to bring their ideas to fruition and eventually closed its doors.

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