silent partner


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silent partner

Someone who is closely associated or involved with a business or corporation, typically through financial investment, so as to share in its risks and rewards without participating in its day-to-day operations and management. Primarily heard in US. Dave's father agreed to be a silent partner when we started our company, leaving us to run it once it was set up. In an attempt to crack down on corruption, federal investigators have begun looking into various silent partners that might be financing the drug trade throughout the country.
See also: partner, silent
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NTT America's channel neutral approach lets us work with them as a team for our clients," said Kevin Francis, principal, Silent Partner.
Silent Partner Technologies, based in Tampa, Florida, is a software manufacturer of RFID applications and a business technology consulting firm.
Pfennigwerth as an atypical silent partner, and has granted the company
The balance of the increase in losses of $535,000 was attributable to expenditures to recruit and train higher caliber sales and technical staff necessary for the successful implementation of the Company's Silent Partner program and to the increased cost associated with the disruption in supply and the need to change suppliers.
The increase in net loss is attributable to an increased investment in the Company's Silent Partner sales force, one-time marketing and advertising expenses associated with new product and services launches and an industry-wide slowdown that affected higher margin projects early in the quarter.
We believe that our High Availability Computing services offering will be an important component of our Silent Partner program.
Fullplay has been the silent partner behind many successful products," said Dennis Tevlin, CEO of Fullplay.
AmeriQuest's Reseller e-Services Division and Silent Partner services program provides AmeriQuest resellers the opportunity to increase profits by offering additional products and services.
The county contacted The Newhall Land and Farming Company, which agreed to provide 200 acres and act as silent partner.
MINNEAPOLIS, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Donaldson Company (NYSE: DCI) introduced the new Silent Partner Sunday evening, the first practical and effective solution for engine braking noise.
After waiting patiently for instructions from Earth, the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft's little rover Sojourner was likely driving around on its own Monday trying to regain contact with its silent partner.
Technology is our silent partner for insuring continued success," said S.
The Donaldson Company's (NYSE: DCI) new Silent Partner silencer, introduced Sunday evening, will help truckers to effectively meet -- and surpass -- these requirements in a cost- effective manner.
The state has threatened to close the park for more than 40 sewage violations dating to 1994, but Monday granted a 30-day extension to Richard Salmonson, who is Mitchell Salmonson's brother and silent partner.
For the retailer, Content Reserve operates as a silent partner providing management of digital product and discreet application of the Digital Rights Management tools.