Forbes  Nov 25  Comment 
VMware?s stock has plummeted by about 25% in over a month following the announcement of the Dell-EMC deal. There have been a few points of concern for VMware?s shareholders since the deal was announced. EMC initially had an 80% stake in VMware,...
Reuters  Nov 23  Comment 
* Rivals uninterested in Citigroup's venture stake (Adds market share details, share performance)
Reuters  Nov 19  Comment 
United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing , said Thursday it will jump into the booming market for miniature satellites known as CubeSats, officials said.
TechCrunch  Nov 19  Comment 
 Over the years, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, the 30-year-old Silicon Valley venture firm, famously created a partner network of independent but DFJ-branded venture firms around the world. It was one of the first and only venture firms that...
Reuters  Nov 18  Comment 
Venture firm Andreessen Horowitz put itself on the map with software investing. Now, it plans to take its software-heavy approach to biology and medicine, with a new...
TechCrunch  Nov 17  Comment 
 Kit, the newest startup to launch out of startup studio Expa in NYC, is looking to give you a way to share your own product reviews, bundled by category, with your friends and the greater community. Competing in its own way with platforms like...
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 16  Comment 
Sarath Naru, Managing Partner, Ventureast, makes his home in three cities — Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. He believes in investing in contrarian sectors, ones that are not popular with othe...
TechCrunch  Nov 16  Comment 
 Ample Hills Creamery, a Brooklyn-based chain of ice cream shops that has become renowned for its unusual and decadent creations, has raised $4 million in funding from Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Red Sea Ventures, 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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