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Value Investing
This is a strategy of investing in companies whose shares are trading at less than their true worth.

Venture Capital
This is money raised by companies to finance new ventures.

Venture Capital Fund
This is an investment fund that manages money from investors seeking private equity stakes in start-up businesses and small to medium sized enterprises with strong growth potential.

Volatile Shares

These are shares that are prone to sharp and dramatic prize changes over relatively short periods of time.

Voting Right

This is the right of an ordinary shareholder to vote either in person or by proxy for the members of the board of directors and on other matters of corporate policy. The number of shares an individual owns corresponds to the number of votes he has. So an investor with 1,000 shares has 1,000 votes while an investor with 10 shares only has 10 votes.