Venture Capital

Venture capital (VC) is financial capital provided to early-stage, high-potential, high risk, growth startup companies. The venture capital fund makes money by owning equity in the companies it invests in, which usually have a novel technology or business model in high technology industries, such as biotechnology, IT, software, etc. The typical venture capital investment occurs after the seed funding round as growth funding round (also referred to as Series A round) in the interest of generating a return through an eventual realization event, such as an IPO or trade sale of the company. Venture capital is a subset of private equity. Therefore, all venture capital is private equity, but not all private equity is venture capital.

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Venture Capital and Capital Markets: Getting a Seed Round for a VC (Video Lecture 1 of 3)

Series A funding from a seed venture capitalist.

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Venture Capital and Capital Markets: Going Back to the Till- Series B (Video Lecture 2 of 3)

More on the series A financing. Going back for another ro...

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Venture Capital and Capital Markets: Equity vs. Debts (Video Lecture 3 of 3)

Debt vs. Equity. Market Capitalization, Asset Value, and...

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