Subject History

History: Venture capital

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  • Name: Venture capital
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    "Venture capital" is the examination of Venture capital (VC) is a type of private equity, a form of financing that is provided by firms or funds to small, early-stage, emerging firms that are deemed to have high growth potential, or which have demonstrated high growth.

    Some motivations are Venture capital firms or funds invest in these early-stage companies in exchange for equity, or an ownership stake, in the companies they invest in. Venture capitalists take on the risk of financing risky start-ups in the hopes that some of the firms they support will become successful. Because startups face high uncertainty, VC investments do have high rates of failure.

    Some subfields in "Venture capital" include innovative technology or business model and they are usually from the high technology industries, such as information technology (IT), clean technology or biotechnology.

    Professionals of "Venture capital" include Chris Witowsky, Angela Sormani.