Definition of risk capital in English:

risk capital


  • another term for venture capital
    • ‘There are no guarantees that investors will make a return on their risk capital, but the hope is that they will.’
    • ‘It's a nontraditional industry, so the tools for venture and risk capital are being built.’
    • ‘He said that such bonds had been successfully issued by the federal government in the United States to attract risk capital into socially desirable projects.’
    • ‘The vast amounts of risk capital entrusted to entrepreneurs to create new companies and to invent new markets have fueled a frenzy of innovation that has reshaped the economy.’
    • ‘A shortage of risk capital for advanced technological development and the high cost and inefficiency of Europe's financial services were also highlighted by the report.’
    • ‘Germany is Europe's biggest economy and desperately needs a venue for risk capital.’
    • ‘Cable made the investment with no guarantee of profits from regulators and entirely with private risk capital.’
    • ‘The task of assembling risk capital is daunting and talk on the subject quickly turns to government's role.’
    • ‘So, you have now established a system whereby your loss from each individual trade is limited to 2% of your risk capital.’
    • ‘In the process, the initial risk capital was lost, but colonial trade was assured.’
    • ‘When risk capital is highly specific to the firm, then those suppliers should control the firm.’
    • ‘The UK is still an option, but the investment climate is not good for risk capital.’
    • ‘Rather, with the rise of risk capital, the market has become the critical nexus of economic growth and innovation.’
    • ‘Electronic commerce generates an immense variety of goods for the least cost as there are no physical or land - based investments or risk capital associated with it.’