general partner


Definition of general partner

: a partner whose liability for partnership debts and obligations is unlimited

Examples of general partner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Alfred Chuang is general partner at Race Capital and co-founder and former CEO of BEA Systems. Alfred Chuang For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, "Trump's immigration restrictions would have kept me and other tech founders from coming to America," 17 Aug. 2020 Others tech industry folks shared personal memories of the Creamery on Twitter, including Sheel Mohnot, co-founder of Better Tomorrow Ventures and the general partner of a vertical fund called 500 FinTech. Justin Phillips,, "The Creamery cafe, long an unofficial hub for tech, closes after 12 years," 14 Aug. 2020 Patricia Nakache is a general partner at Trinity Ventures, a lecturer in management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a board member of the National Venture Capital Association. Patricia Nakache, Fortune, "Congress wants to curb Big Tech. It could end up crushing startups instead," 3 Aug. 2020 Flagship Pioneering where von Maltzahn is a general partner, emerged from stealth on Tuesday with $50 million in initial financing. Megan Molteni, Wired, "This Company Wants to Rewrite the Future of Genetic Disease," 7 July 2020 Raizada and other partners have moved to remove Fox as general partner Oct. 21. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Rick Fox sues esports team partners, alleges rampant fraud," 2 Oct. 2019 Yet Hank Steinbrenner, who died Tuesday at his home in Clearwater, Fla, at age 63, remained a general partner and co-chairperson of the Yankees, and shared in the responsibility of overseeing and directing the team’s on- and off-field strategies. Tyler Kepner,, "Hank Steinbrenner, heir to the Yankees," 15 Apr. 2020 No one denies the general partner commands a value of its own in these sorts of partnership deals. Washington Post, "Tallgrass Energy Blames Sellers for All the Selling," 31 Oct. 2019 His two sisters, Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal and Jessica Steinbrenner, are general partners and vice chairwomen. Mike Brest, Washington Examiner, "Yankees co-owner Hank Steinbrenner dies," 14 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of general partner

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“General partner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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