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Venture capital

Venture capital

Financial services; Venture capital

Financing for new businesses, a high-risk but high potential return investment strategy.

Exit strategy

Financial services; Venture capital

A means for business owners or venture capitalists to "cash out" on an investment previously made, potentially through an IPO or M&A.

first-round financing

Financial services; Venture capital

First investment in a company made by external investors.

follow-on

Financial services; Venture capital

Subsequent investment made by an investor who has made a previous investment in the company, generally a later stage investment in comparison to the initial investment.

full ratchet

Financial services; Venture capital

An investor protection provision which specifies that options and convertible securities may be exercised relative to the lowest price at which securities were issued since the issuance of the option ...

fund of funds

Financial services; Venture capital

Fund of Funds is an investment vehicle designed to invest in a diversified group of investment funds such as a mutual fund that invests in other mutual funds.

going private

Financial services; Venture capital

The repurchasing of all of a company's outstanding stock by employees or a private investor to stop company from being publicly traded. Sometimes, the company might have to take on significant debt ...

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