- Vulture Capitalist
- 1. A slang word for a venture capitalist who deprives an inventor of control over their own innovations and most of the money they should have made from the invention.
2. A venture capitalist who invests in floundering firms in the hopes that they will turn around.
Like them or not, many vulture capitalists make more money than the venture capitalists do.
Investment dictionary. Academic. 2012.
Look at other dictionaries:
vulture capitalist — Fin a venture capitalist who structures deals on behalf of an entrepreneur in such a way that the investors benefit rather than the entrepreneur (slang) … The ultimate business dictionary
gambling — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Games of chance Nouns 1. gambling, gaming, risk, betting, dicing, bookmaking, speculation, laying odds; bet, stake, wager, ante, pot, pool, kitty, bank, progressive betting, betting system, spread;… … English dictionary for students
Investor — The owner of a financial asset. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * investor in‧vest‧or [ɪnˈvestə ǁ ər] noun [countable] FINANCE a person or organization that invests money in order to make a profit: • Investors are confused about where… … Financial and business terms
investor — The owner of a financial asset. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary The party whose assets are being invested, and that benefits from the performance of the investment. It can either be an individual or organisation. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement… … Financial and business terms
Bolivia — Bolivian, adj., n. /beuh liv ee euh, boh /; Sp. /baw lee vyah/, n. 1. a republic in W South America. 7,669,868; 404,388 sq. mi. (1,047,370 sq. km). Caps.: La Paz and Sucre. 2. (often l.c.) a twill fabric made of cut pile with lines either in the… … Universalium
Venture capital — (also known as VC or Venture) is a type of private equity capital typically provided to immature, high potential, growth companies in the interest of generating a return through an eventual realization event such as an IPO or trade sale of the… … Wikipedia
South Africa — Republic of, a country in S Africa; member of the Commonwealth of Nations until 1961. 42,327,458; 472,000 sq. mi. (1,222,480 sq. km). Capitals: Pretoria and Cape Town. Formerly, Union of South Africa. * * * South Africa Introduction South Africa… … Universalium
Samikshavad — This article is about the Art Movement, Samikshavad. in 1974. It has a different identity from the western movements of art. It is neither affected or inspired by the western art. Its main source of inspiration are the present social, political,… … Wikipedia
Paul Kazarian — Paul B. Kazarian (born October 15, 1955) is an American investor, financier, businessperson, and philanthropist. He is currently the Founder and Managing Director of Japonica Partners, an entrepreneurial co investment firm. BusinessJaponica… … Wikipedia
Ubu and the Truth Commission — is a South African play by Jane Taylor first performed under the directorship of William Kentridge at The Laboratory in Johannesburg s Market Theatre [Before the end of 1998, the Market Theatre had already staged three plays on the Truth and… … Wikipedia