vulture capitalist

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vulture capitalist

(abuse)
A pejorative hackerism for "venture capitalist", deriving from the common practice of pushing contracts that deprive inventors of control over their own innovations and most of the money they ought to have made from them.
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A better name for them would be vulture capitalists as exemplified by Lloyds and Barclays as they pick the remaining profitable meat off the rotting flesh of HBOS and Lehmans.
CARL FITCH LAUGHS AND CALLS THEM VULTURE CAPITALISTS, BUT even he admits there are times when they're an entrepreneur's only friend.
However, by allocating more time and effort to the process, selecting the most compatible partners, and not allowing themselves to be taken in by vulture capitalists who ask for too much in exchange for too little, entrepreneurs can get their share of the pie.
Bad enough that billions of euro of property which has been paid for by the Irish taxpayer was sold off to vulture capitalists at knock-down prices, now we learn there may be serious corruption involved.
Our members know that the plans all along of the Wall Street investors currently in control of this company did not include the operation of Hostess Brands any longer than it takes to sell the company in whole - or in part - in a way that will maximize the profits of these vulture capitalists regardless of the impact on the workforce.
Many face eviction and the prospect of their mortgages being sold to vulture capitalists.
They are not willing to take draconian wage and benefit cuts on top of the significant concessions they made in 2004 and give up their pension so that the Wall Street vulture capitalists in control of this company can walk away with millions of dollars.