High-Growth Potential refers to startup or early-stage companies that exhibit indicators that they can achieve rapid, exponential growth in valuation and revenue. Characteristics of high-growth potential include disruptive technology, innovative business models, a large addressable market, network effects, and effective management teams. Venture capital firms look to invest in startups with high-growth potential that can scale quickly and provide large returns on investment. These firms provide capital and expertise to grow the company quickly before exiting through an IPO or acquisition. Private equity firms may also invest in more established companies that still have untapped growth potential into new markets or segments. High-growth companies are risky but offer the upside of huge returns if successful.