seed money

seed money
capital needed to set up a new business or enterprise
Hypernyms: ↑capital, ↑working capital

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noun [noncount]
: money that is used for starting a new business, program, project, etc.

He provided seed money for the campaign.

called also seed capital

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ˈseed money [seed money] (also ˈseed capital) noun uncountable
money to start a new business, project, etc.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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