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VC

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES.

VC

1. See: Venture capital.

2. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Vincentian bank accounts.

3. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. This is used as an international standard for shipping to the nation. Each Vincentian parish has its own code with the prefix "VC." For example, the code for the Parish of Charlotte is ISO 3166-2:VC-01.

Venture capital (VC).

Venture capital is financing provided by wealthy independent investors, banks, and partnerships to help new businesses get started, reach the next level of growth, or go public.

In return for the money they put up, also called risk capital, the investors may play a role in the company's management as well as receive some combination of equity, profits, or royalties.

Some venture capital also goes into bankrupt companies to help them turn around, or to companies that the management wants to take private by buying up all the outstanding shares.

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The stones are being laid as close as possible to the 100th anniversary of the date of the action for which the Victoria Cross was awarded.
Cecil Knox is not the only Nuneaton resident to receive the prestigious Victoria Cross. So did William Beasley, however, as he was born in Staffordshire, it is understood that his plaque will be installed in his hometown and not Nuneaton.
This consensus is reflected in various online sources on the Victoria Cross and a number of printed publications."
RCT council's deputy leader Maureen Webber said: "As First World War commemorations continue all around the world, it was fitting that a Victoria Cross holder from our county borough was remembered in his hometown for his heroics on the battlefield.
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Teesside is rightly proud of its Victoria Cross recipients and it is right they should be remembered long into the future.
He said, "As we honour Pakistan's three recipients of the Victoria Cross, United Kingdom's highest award for gallantry and we should remember the sacrifices made a century ago that helped shape our present world."
A Victoria Cross was awarded to Corporal Bryan Budd of 3 Para, who died fighting the Taliban in 2006.
THE Victoria Cross group of six medals was awarded to Private SF Godley of the Royal Fusiliers for his bravery defending the Nimy Bridge at Mons on August 23, 1914, during the first infantry attack of the First World War.
Knox for his actions in the Crimean War, which includes the first Victoria Cross to be issued to a member of the British Army.
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1854: The Battle of Alma, fought by the British against the Russians in the Crimean War, produced six winners of the Victoria Cross. 1885: Jelly Roll Morton, pianist, composer and singer and one of the first jazz musicians, was born in New Orleans.

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