finance/accounting term; money. Specifically refers to funds contributed by investors or lenders to a company for the purpose of funding (capitalizing) the infrastructure and growth needs of the business.
a group of advisors formed by a company to provide sounding-board advice,typically regarding the company’s strategic direction and product plans; some companies form separate,discrete advisory boards to provide science and technology input vs. business advice. A strong advisoryboard not only provides useful advice to a startup team, but also enhances the young company’scredibility.
finance/accounting term; if "Company A" owns between 20% and 50% of thevoting equity shares of "Company B," then "B" is considered an affiliated company of "A" for accountingand financial reporting purposes.