Also called equity or risk capital, venture capital is used to finance a start-up, business expansion or speculative enterprise--usually involving concepts with above-average growth potential.
Data Universal Numbering System, a Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) database, identifies all government contractors and their locations by number. Want a free D-U-N-S number? Call D&B at (800) 333-0505. Then register with the Central Contractor Register (CCR) used by the government.