What does VC mean?
VC means Video Credit. It could also mean Venture Capital, Venture Capitalist, or Voice Chat.
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VC is an initialism that stands for “video credit” or “video creator”. It is typically used on Instagram to credit someone who filmed or created a video.
VC can also mean “venture capital” or “venture capitalist”.
On Discord, VC stands for “voice chat”.
Where is VC used?
VC is usually used on Instagram, but is sometimes also used on other social media sites like Facebook, TikTok and Twitter.
VC is used on the follow platforms and places:
- online conversation
How is VC used?
VC is used to give credit to the person who filmed or created a video.
Do people say VC out loud?
People do not say VC out loud when they are talking about video credit.
When talking about venture capital or venture capitalists, it is very common to say “VC”.
Example Uses of VC
Finally landed this kickflip! VC: @friend #skateboarding
Someone posts a video to Instagram of them landing a kickflip and credits their friend who filmed it.
This looks so cool! vc: @person
Someone posts a cool looking video on Instagram and gives credit to the person who created it.On Instagram:
Had a fun time at the track this weekend! vc @filmer
Someone posts a video from their weekend at the race track and gives credit to the person who filmed them.On email:
You might need to raise VC if you want your company to grow faster.
Someone advices a startup founder to raise money from a venture capital firm.In a text message:
Someone tells their friend to get in touch with a VC to raise funding for their startup.
Who uses VC?
There aren’t really any specific kinds of people who use the term VC on Instagram.
When talking about venture capital, the term is mainly used by people who work in technology or finance, especially those living in Silicon Valley.
History of VC
We aren’t sure where or when VC was first used, but the term was used to mean “venture capital” long before “video credit”, “video creator” or “voice chat”.
Rise in Popularity
According to Google Trends, searches for “vc meaning” have been increasing since mid-2013. This is the same time that Instagram began allowing users to post videos.
What was used before VC?
VC was not needed on Instagram prior to June 2013, since Instagram did not allow users to upload videos.
Other Definitions of VC
VC can also mean:
- Venture Capital
- Venture Capitalist
- Voice Chat
VC is a popular initialism that stands for “venture capital”, a form of private equity and financing where investors invest in startup companies.
VC can also be used to mean “venture capitalist” (a person who works in venture capital). For example, someone may say “OMG, did you see what that VC said on Twitter?”.
On Discord, VC is used to mean “voice chat”, a feature which allows users to talk to each other using their microphones.