Definition: High-risk funding available to early stage (Imagining, Incubating, Demonstrating Phase) companies not likely to qualify for traditional forms of financing due to the speculative nature of the opportunity. This category includes angel investors, micro-lenders, seed funds, grants and venture capital.


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