Second round

Second round

Stage of venture capital financing following the start-up and first round stages and before the mezzanine level stage.

Second Round

Any type of financing that occurs after a company has sufficient revenue or profits to no longer be considered a start-up but is not yet fully established. A second round may be an IPO or debt issue, but it usually refers to a venture capital arrangement.
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At supper the men ate like vikings, and the chocolate cake, which I had hoped would linger on until tomorrow in a mutilated condition, disappeared on the second round.
The Hesiodic poems fall into two groups according as they are didactic (technical or gnomic) or genealogical: the first group centres round the "Works and Days", the second round the "Theogony".
On the second round, the stranger led off and landed cleverly within the small garland at the top of the wand; but Robin shot far better and clave the wand itself, clean at the middle.
He had been diffident when he teed off with McCay in the first round, but, finding that he defeated the secretary with ease, he met one Butler in the second round with more confidence.
The six teams competing in Europe or the Setanta Cup get byes into the second round.
Schreefel tied her season-low of the year with a 72 in the first round, then equaled that in the second round that featured four birdies.
However, because the questions were open-ended in nature, an unexpected theme of self-regulated learning began to emerge in the first round, and continued to emerge during the second round.
Malvern haveprogressed to the second round of the North Midlands Colts Cup despite being beaten 20-11 by Worcester in their first-round tie.
5 million in the second round from a mix of angels and professional venture capital funds from SynCom, a Silver Spring, Maryland-based minority-targeted private-equity firm.
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That appeared to be all that could cool the Granada Hills High junior forward, who recorded her second consecutive hat trick in a victory over visiting Eagle Rock in the second round of the City Section girls' soccer playoffs.