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Sponsor

An underwriting investment company that offers shares in its mutual funds, or an influential institution that highly values a particular security and thus creates additional demand for the security. In the context of project financing, a developer of the project or a party poviding financial support.
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Sponsor

1. An underwriting firm.

2. An institutional investor or high net-worth individual who takes a large position in a security, which encourages other investors to the same. Sponsors exist because other investors trust them to make the correct investment decisions most of the time. See also: Crowd.
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sponsor

1. An institutional investor or a brokerage firm that has a position in a security and influences other investors to establish a position in that security.
2. See underwriter.
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Now Cancer Research UK is calling on Hudders-field's runners to make every step count by paying in their sponsorship money as soon as possible.
Last year, just under half the women who took part didn't return any sponsorship money. Many don't realise that their entry fee only covers the cost of the event.
And although they are quick off the mark to offer to do the event, sometimes they are slower to collect their sponsorship money.
Organisers are asking people to get their sponsorship money to them as soon as possible in the hope they can beat last year's PS8,000 total.
JUST a heads up but I will be running the New York Half Marathon in March and soon I will be tapping you all for a bit of sponsorship money.
A MUM who took part in Cancer Research's Race for Life in memory of four relatives is making one last 'dash for cash' by urging other participants to return their sponsorship money as soon as possible.
Yet Cancer Research UK admits nearly half the women who completed last year's charity challenge did not submit any of their sponsorship money.
They will be joined by Reg Braddick Cycles, which donates a pounds 100 voucher to the cyclist who raises the most sponsorship money.
However, this year, for obvious reasons, we have decided to forego our sponsorship money for one of the afternoon's main events, the Parade of Equine Heroes, and to give the money to Help for Heroes.
It is hoped the sponsorship money will be forwarded by October 5, according to the organisers.
A young woman who lost her best friend to cancer is urging charity runners in the Midlands to send in their sponsorship money.
So he created the idea of the Wacky Rhubarb Race, with all sponsorship money going towards Claire House Hospice, and joined up with Port Sunlight Village Trust to hold it at their festival on July 27.