start-up

Dictionary of Business Terms for: start-up
start-up

new business venture. In venture capital parlance, start-up is the earliest stage at which a venture capital investor or investment pool will provide funds to an enterprise, usually on the basis of a business plan detailing the background of the management group along with market and financial projections.

Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms for: start-up
start-up

new business venture. In venture capital parlance, start-up is the earliest stage at which a venture capital investor or investment pool will provide funds to an enterprise, usually on the basis of a business plan detailing the background of the management group along with market and financial projection. Investments or loans made at this stage are also called seed money.

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