Venture capital in Palo Alto

Palo Alto Daily Review:

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.[1] (