seed money


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seed money

Money used to start a business or other venture. Once I save up enough seed money, I'm going to quit this place and start my own business.
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The winning team receives a $50,000 stipend as seed money to launch its business plan, with $10,000 going to the first runner-up and $5,000 to the second runner-up as initial start-up funding.
Browning quickly provided seed money when we approached him with a compelling concept that might have broad defense applications.
Salute to Educators hopes to both celebrate those doing innovative work and extend that thinking into a teachers' guide as well as seed money for projects that promote global understanding and personal coping skills.
PIMA has been a very rewarding experience throughout my career, paying both personal and professional 'dividends' year after year, and I want to put some seed money hack for those who are to follow," he said.
One special feature about the ESF was particularly enticing to Wisner and his financial officers, and their counterparts in Truman's White House, as they scoped out possibilities for seed money to get the OPC's clandestine operations up and running.
Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed Monday to divert part of Japan's contributions to the ASEAN Foundation to use as seed money for a planned regional fund for human resources development, Thai Foreign Minister Surin Pitsuwan said.
With about five million dollars in seed money, the new center will take up some 3,000 square meters of exhibition space in the now-vacant west wing of the Palais de Tokyo, the Neoclassical complex built in 1937 to house the Musee National d'Art Moderne (which moved to the Pompidou in 1977) and the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (MAMVP), which still occupies the east wing.
The European Commission is to go to the EU Court of Justice in a bid to recover seed money that should have been reimbursed following bankruptcy of one of the partners in a project under the Thermie energy technology programme on a 'Compact central extensional solar domestic motor heater'.
When Ballet Concierto began, each of the board members contributed $100 as seed money.
4 billion, the OAA provides seed money for programs designed to improve senior citizens' independence, health, and quality of life.
The Fatherhood Employment Project (FEP), initiated by Hope in the Cities, with seed money from the local Community Foundation, aims specifically to support African American fathers in their search for sustainable employment.
At the instigation of Weyrich, in 1973 Joseph Coors provided $250,000 in seed money for the Heritage Foundation, probably the most influential "think tank" in the United States.
And product champions can't get past unit budget constraints to secure seed money because alternative funds aren't available.
A seed money grant from the OPC for this fund will allow low-interest loans to be made to California fishing communities, groups, and businesses to assist them with a transition to environmentally and economically sustainable fishing practices.
The organization funds grants, and the center's supporters say they will look to other sources for seed money as well.