FierceBiotech  10 hrs ago  Comment 
Venture investor Foresite Capital closed a $450 million new fund, its largest ever, and is setting out to find the next generation of promising drug developers.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 29  Comment 
Manish Chopra and Satish Mani, founders of online fashion portal Zovi, have raised $50 million (Rs 325 crore) for their new venture called Little. The Zovi founders have raised the funds...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 25  Comment 
Reliance Industries Ltd will launch its ambitious 4G telecoms venture in December through a direct physical presence in over 1,000 "Jio Centers" and will also sell self-branded devices u...
Wall Street Journal  Jul 23  Comment 
Hudson’s Bay Co. Chairman Richard Baker says a joint-venture his company set up for some of its real estate could be a model for rivals who are under pressure to extract value from their properties.
OilVoice  Jul 23  Comment 
Black Ridge Oil Gas Inc. OTCQB ANFC announced that the Company has signed a definitive agreement with Merced Capital to form an entity that will acquire and develop Williston Basin nonoperated
MarketWatch  Jul 23  Comment 
Because of larger funding rounds, global venture funding reached $59.8 billion in the first half of 2015, putting the year on track to surpass 2014’s total of $88.3 billion
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 23  Comment 
Heritage Foods Ltd has appointed SBI Capital Markets Ltd (SBICAP) as an investment banking service provider and financial adviser for setting up of a joint venture with a leading European company...
Channel News Asia  Jul 22  Comment 
ST Telemedia will invest about S$36.9 million for a majority stake in the joint venture company and operate the facility, and the partnership will help StarHub lower its capital expenditure, both parties say.
Forbes  Jul 21  Comment 
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, a Dallas entrepreneur and a team of fantasy football experts have sued the National Football League for killing their hopes of hosting a national event for fantasy football fans earlier this year.  I have...


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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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