TechCrunch  Oct 26  Comment 
 Javelin Venture Partners, a San Francisco-based, early-stage venture firm founded in 2008, has closed its fourth fund with $125 million, which is the same size as its third fund, closed exactly three years ago. The firm has also promoted...
Forbes  Oct 25  Comment 
Join us for a Twitter chat with Venture for America founder Andrew Yang this Thursday, October 26 at 3 pm EST.
Wall Street Journal  Oct 24  Comment 
Venture capitalists are always chasing the next big thing. Lately, they are struggling to figure out what that might be, spreading their bets across technologies for which the path to profit is unclear.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 21  Comment 
Will focus onstart-up-related and outsourcing services
Biomass Magazine  Oct 20  Comment 
On Oct. 17, Enviva Partners LP announced that Enviva Wilmington Holdings LLC has offered to sell it the entity that owns a pellet plant in Sampson County, North Carolina, along with a 10-year, 420,000 metric-ton-per-year off-take contract.
Wall Street Journal  Oct 19  Comment 
Singapore state investment firm Temasek is making a bet on China’s growing health-care market, investing $250 million in a joint venture focused on the country with a U.S. firm
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 18  Comment 
Aims to improve customer experience in small finance bank
Benzinga  Oct 18  Comment 
The state of golf industry has entered a defining moment. The future of the game has become a controversial topic, with Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE) exiting the equipment business just a few months ago and Tiger Woods briefly entertaining a comeback and...


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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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