Startup Glossary

In the land of startups, scale-ups and Venture Capitalism, jargon and abbreviations are absolutely everywhere. Use this startup glossary of terms to search 101 definitions every startup founder should know.

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There are currently 4 definitions in this directory beginning with the letter V.
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Valuation

The calculation of what the startup is worth.

Value Proposition

A startup's value proposition (also expressed as Unique Selling Point/USP) is what makes the business uniquely attractive to customers and investors.

VC (Venture Capitalist)

A venture capitalist (VC) is a private equity investor that provides capital to companies exhibiting high growth potential in exchange for an equity stake.

Vesting (Schedule)

The schedule under which founders and employees must remain in the company before receiving their full share of the equity.

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