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- n. An investor who invests in a startup venture; higher returns are expected because of the higher risks.
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- n. a speculator who makes money available for innovative projects (especially in high technology)
His mother Nancy, who runs Road Runners errand service in Summit County, was his first venture capitalist and provided the money to get Brady started.
Nichols is owned by Jimmy Taravalla, a venture capitalist worth a couple hundred million.
Charles Loftus, billionaire venture capitalist and real-estate developer, who had backed Suits on two previous turnarounds: "I don't know of a single developer who was whoring after that Hunters Point base.