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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 .

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.

See also seed money
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