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noun as in person engaged in private ownership of business

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For any SPAC investors or venture capitalists worried that they’re now left out of the EV plane investment bonanza, take heart!

Startups as a whole raised 13% more from venture capitalists in 2020 compared to 2019, for an annual total of $150 billion, according to PitchBook data.

From Fortune

The capitalist system, she says, depends on you believing that deception.

From Time

Provocatively titled Seed Investments in Insurrection, his argument was that venture capitalists needed to wrestle with their impact on democracy.

In October, the startup announced a $3 million seed round from multiple venture capitalists.

From Ozy

Nothing in it was meant to change the basic operations of the capitalist economy or to intervene aggressively in class relations.

Beck is in the same position as any post-industrial capitalist entrepreneur.

At home, Lobanov's favorite books were those that showed the aircraft of capitalist countries like the US, Britain, and France.

Capitalist-led industrial growth shifted the proportion of the population living in cities.

Calling capitalist ownership parasitism is an extreme position, perhaps, but one common enough among Occupiers.

Properly applied, the capitalist and the employer of labor need have nothing to fear from it.

The good will of that concern was, however, purchased by M. Ducroquet (a capitalist), who entrusted him with its management.

More than one capitalist put down his name for thirty thousand pounds.

The suffering of individuals, of large masses, indeed, is unavoidable under capitalist conditions.

How boldly he acted during the Haymarket tragedy—publicly advised the use of violence to avenge the capitalist conspiracy.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to capitalist, such as: banker, entrepreneur, financier, backer, bourgeois, and businessperson.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.