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noun as in supporter

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Existing backers also participated in the round, including Foundation Capital and Mountain Nazca.

I was reminded of that story this week when the news broke around Robinhood phoning its backers, seeking more than $1 billon.

From Fortune

Tiger Global Management led the round, which also saw participation from a slew of other investors including GGV Capital, Moore Specialty Credit, JAWS Ventures, and existing backers such as a16z.

She was elected to the House in November, becoming the first public backer of QAnon, an extremist ideology based on falsehoods, to win a seat.

Its backers include the likes of Sequoia, Bessemer, FirstMark, Rho Ventures and consumer credit reporting giant TransUnion.

A major backer for one Britton Holdings investment is a Chinese conglomerate active in the energy sector.

When a golfer is out there on the course, any new bet he makes is probably made with his own money, without the help of a backer.

Vince Beltrami has been a major backer of the effort happening in this state.

Backer says he relishes the idea of the issue going to court.

And while the agency dithers, adds Backer, the regulatory landscape falls increasingly behind the times.

"There is a lie without a backer, it seems;" and he looked round on all the company with his calm superior eye.

It was two o'clock before "Dutchy" Mack's backer threw the sponge into the air, and three before they reached the city.

But Paul would not give up, and he had a good backer in Wallace.

Lin, in some way known only to herself, had fathomed Alfred's plans; she even knew the backer's name.

Not all of us can bring to mind immediately the names Qutif and De Backer that are needed to find the references.


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On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to backer, such as: advocate, ally, benefactor, endorser, follower, and patron.

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