Mergers & Acquisitions

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Venture Capital


A segment of the private equity industry that focuses on investing in companies with high growth rates and the potential of very high returns.

See Also

Angel investor, private equity group.


The primary difference between angel investors and venture capitalists is that angel investors invest their own capital while venture capitalists invest money that they raise from third parties (i.e., limited partners), such as pension funds, and insurance companies.