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Feb 3, 2012

Venture Capital and Private Equity: The Same, Only (Very) Different

Now, Venture Capital and Private Equity investors are both out to make money; in fact, they are both out to generate returns that exceed the returns typically available in public securities markets. They both look to generate those returns by investing in businesses with higher risk/reward profiles than those that make up the vast bulk of securities on the major public stock exchanges. But as to how they expect to generate those returns, VC and PE are typically worlds apart.
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