The Hindu Business Line  Oct 24  Comment 
Manash Sarkar has taken over as Chief Executive Officer of NSPCL. NSPCL is a joint venture between NTPC and SAIL. A mechanical engineer from Jadavpur University, Sarkar has ove...
Reuters  Oct 23  Comment 
Saudi Basic Industries Corp will not move ahead with plans to expand an existing petrochemical joint venture with Royal Dutch Shell in Saudi Arabia as the results of feasibility studies were not encouraging, SABIC said on Thursday, according to...
Wall Street Journal  Oct 22  Comment 
EMC Corp. confirmed it will buy a portion of Cisco Systems Inc.’s stake in a joint venture called VCE, effectively making that company part of EMC.
Wall Street Journal  Oct 22  Comment 
EMC Corp. confirmed it will buy a portion of Cisco Systems Inc.’s stake in a joint venture called VCE, effectively making that company part of EMC.
OilVoice  Oct 22  Comment 
Amerisur Resources announce that it has presented to the Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos quotANHquot a request for a partial assignment of interest rights and obligations in the exploration con
SeekingAlpha  Oct 21  Comment 
By John DiStanislao: BDCA Venture (NASDAQ:BDCV) is a closed-end investment company. They specialize in making pre-IPO investments in emerging growth companies committed to and capable of a public listing. The first thought, BDCV has an...
TechCrunch  Oct 21  Comment 
 Editor’s Note: Christine Magee is an analyst for CrunchBase. There’s a brand new dance in venture capital, as investors have gone fashion-mad. After watching JustFab and Gilt Groupe explode into billion dollar companies while Warby Parker...
Wall Street Journal  Oct 20  Comment 
Tech billionaire Bryan Johnson says he plans a $100 million fund that will invest in “crazy” projects that aim to build a better world. With government R&D spending stagnant, more VCs should step up on philanthropic innovation.


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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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