The Hindu Business Line  Oct 1  Comment 
BF Infrastructure Ventures Ltd, a subsidiary of forgings major Bharat Forge, has divested its 50 per cent stake in joint venture company David Brown Bharat Forge Gear Systems India Ltd to its JV p...
TechCrunch  Sep 30  Comment 
 With the runaway success of its mobile app Wishbone, the Los Angeles-based venture studio, Science Inc. is making a hard push into mobile content to build what it believes will be the next big media company. Wishbone is the first mobile app to...
GenEng News  Sep 30  Comment 
C.R. Bard said it will buy for ¥11.2 billion ($93.3 million) Kobayashi Pharmaceutical’s 50% share of ownership in Medicon, the joint venture formed by the companies in 1972 to import and market Bard’s medical technology products in...  Sep 30  Comment 
LONDON (dpa-AFX) - Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto Plc (RTNTF, RIO, RIO.L, RTPPF) Wednesday announced that it has reached a binding agreement for the sale of its 40 percent interest in the Bengalla coal Joint Venture in Australia to New...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 30  Comment 
Automated big data management company Infoworks has secured $5 million in Series A funding from Nexus Venture Partners along with Knoll Ventures and a few other investors. With the new f...
Yahoo  Sep 30  Comment 
United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) and Boeing Co (BA.N), has won an $882 million contract to continue launching satellites for the U.S. Air Force with its Delta IV and Atlas V rockets, the Pentagon said...
Clusterstock  Sep 29  Comment 
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co , has won an $882 million contract to continue launching satellites for the U.S. Air Force with its Delta IV and Atlas V rockets, the Pentagon...
FierceBiotech  Sep 28  Comment 
Sorrento Therapeutics, among the constellation of companies associated with billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, is again widening its R&D mission with a joint venture, teaming up with a California cancer center on some novel antibody technology.
Benzinga  Sep 28  Comment 
Walker & Company Brands, the company that makes health and beauty simple for people of color by developing products and services tailored to their unique needs, today announced it has raised $24 million in a Series B round of funding led by...


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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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