Origin of risk capital

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for risk capital

risk capital

noun

mainly British capital invested in an issue of ordinary shares, esp of a speculative enterpriseAlso called: venture capital
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Culture definitions for risk capital

risk capital

Money invested in high-risk enterprises.

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