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Forbes  11 hrs ago  Comment 
Emboldened by the success of our unconventional reverse auction-style approach to raising our third round of venture capital for Coupa Software, there was no question we would follow the same process for our next round, only faster, in four weeks...
TechCrunch  Aug 28  Comment 
 IFTTT (If This Then That) has just announced it has closed $30 million in Series B funding led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from existing investor A16Z. As part of the deal, IFTTT is also bringing on a new board member, Josh...
TechCrunch  Aug 27  Comment 
 Crowdfunding dollars are only one source of capital for hardware startups. The other source, the one that gets even more attention, is venture capital. In the years since Kickstarter came into the world, venture investing in hardware has gone...
FierceBiotech  Aug 27  Comment 
Arch Venture Partners has joined a lineup of top venture groups which has been making hay while the market sun shines on biotech IPOs. The VC has marshaled more than $400 million for its new investment fund--its eighth--that will now be available...
Wall Street Journal  Aug 26  Comment 
Cooper Tire & Rubber on Tuesday unveiled the valuation of its joint venture with Chengshan Group Co., marking a step forward as the companies seek to resolve its future ownership.
FierceBiotech  Aug 26  Comment 
Civitas Therapeutics has nailed down a substantial $55 million venture round aimed at getting its lead program for Parkinson's through Phase III and onto the market. The Chelsea, MA-based biotech is developing CVT-301, a fast-acting rescue...
Forbes  Aug 25  Comment 
Grow to the requirements of the next stage. Venture capitalists often hire CEOs based on the stage of the venture and its needs... But entrepreneurs do not have this choice, unless they want to get rid of their venture or let someone else raise...
Wall Street Journal  Aug 22  Comment 
CNN executives have held talks in recent weeks with representatives from Glenn Beck's The Blaze, a 24-hour news and entertainment network, about a potential joint venture to overhaul HLN, according to people familiar with the matter.




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Venture

A contractual agreement joining together two or more parties for the purpose of executing a risky or daring undertaking of chance or danger. The risking of something upon an event which cannot be foreseen with certainty.

A scheme for making a commercial speculation. All parties agree to share in the profits and losses of the enterprise.

A man would be well enough pleased to buy silks of one whom he would not venture to feel his pulse [2]

From 15c "to risk the loss" (of something), shortened form of aventure, itself a form of adventure. Enterprise of a business nature" is recorded from 1580s. Venture capital is attested from 1943. [1]

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