TechCrunch  Aug 23  Comment 
 As the venture funding landscape continues to flourish, entrepreneurs who want to build a sustainable business should proceed with caution before heading down the VC path. As a veteran in the startup space, I’ve done and seen a lot. As a...
TechCrunch  Aug 19  Comment 
 This week, Uber revealed imminent plans to get passengers into self-driving cars, Gawker died, Snapchat made a big acquisition and an early stage SF venture firm may be imploding. Get the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, if that’s your thing....
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 18  Comment 
Focusses on building Aadhaar-based products for paperless, presence-less and hassle-free documentation practices
Reuters  Aug 17  Comment 
* Entered into an agreement with private us biotech venture to develop new production routes for existing active pharmaceutical ingredients
Forbes  Aug 17  Comment 
A venture capital fund may evaluate thousands of potential deals per year to find just 10 investments that have the potential for great returns. With more private-sector-style sourcing and due diligence, philanthropists could follow suit, using...
Forbes  Aug 17  Comment 
Like other niche sectors, agritech has a small group of core investors. In recent years that number has increased, but the agritech venture investment ecosystem is still immature.
Forbes  Aug 15  Comment 
Do your homework to identify the best target Venture Capital or Private Equity Firms to invest in you with FindTheCompany by GRAPHIQ. What to consider to narrow your target list.
Benzinga  Aug 15  Comment 
Master investor Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management has been looking at fintech lately with the formation of Point72 Ventures. It has acquired key talent to run the division, like Pete Casella, formerly of JPMorgan, and Alex Tarhini, from...


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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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