New York Times  Apr 1  Comment 
A number of new investment firms started by women are bringing fresh perspectives, and funding appetites, to a field long dominated by men.
GenEng News  Mar 31  Comment 
Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics said today they will combine their clinical trials laboratory operations into a joint venture that will be the world’s second-largest central lab services company. The value of the deal was not disclosed,...
OilVoice  Mar 31  Comment 
Rex Energy Corporation NasdaqREXX announced a new joint venture agreement in the Butler Operated Area redetermined borrowing base and amended financial covenants to the senior secured credit faci
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 31  Comment 
Actress Tamannaah Bhatia has turned a designer for her online jewellery venture— The popular South India actress, who has a penchant for elegant jewellery, dons a new avata...
The Times of India  Mar 31  Comment 
Investment firms Helion Venture Partners and IDG Ventures India have sold stakes in Flipkart in deals that value India's largest online retailer at $12.5 billion (Rs 77,000 crore), according to two people involved in the deals.
Wall Street Journal  Mar 30  Comment 
Venture capitalists are turning their attention to Indian startups as they search for the next Alibaba, boosting the value of many fledgling tech firms to levels some consider frothy.
Benzinga  Mar 30  Comment 
Medley Capital Corporation ("MCC", or the "Company") (NYSE: MCC) today announced that it has formed a joint venture with a premier U.S. provider of property and casualty insurance ("JV Partner"), creating MCC Senior Loan Strategy JV I LLC ("MCC...
New York Times  Mar 28  Comment 
The way David Ortiz’s first-person essay quickly went viral showed the growing reach of The Players’ Tribune, especially when an athlete has something provocative to say.
Wall Street Journal  Mar 27  Comment 
A jury said prominent venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers didn’t sexually discriminate or retaliate against a former female partner, in a closely watched case that raised questions about the treatment of women in Silicon Valley.


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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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