The Hindu Business Line  11 hrs ago  Comment 
Avenue Venture Partners (AVP) has successfully exited its investment in Singapore-headquartered Assetz Property Group (APG)’s developed project in East Bengaluru in less than two years. T...
Reuters  Mar 2  Comment 
Onetime highflying tech executive Ray Lane testified on Monday during a sex discrimination trial involving his former employer, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, that he made a mistake in judgment involving the harassment of a female venture...
Reuters  Feb 28  Comment 
John Browne, the former chief executive of BP , will take charge of a $10 billion oil and gas venture backed by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman to help it expand internationally through partnerships and acquisitions, the Financial Times...
The Straits Times  Feb 27  Comment 
February 28, 2015 1:22 AM STRONG performance from the medical and life science segment helped to drive up Venture Corporation's full-year revenue.
Channel News Asia  Feb 27  Comment 
Venture Corp, which employs over 12,000 people worldwide, earned S$39.3 million in the three months ended Dec 31, 2014, up from S$38 million in the same period a year ago. 
FierceBiotech  Feb 27  Comment 
Welcome to this week's Chutes and Ladders, our roundup of hirings and retirings throughout the industry.
Wall Street Journal  Feb 25  Comment 
Hudson’s Bay Co. and Simon Property Group Inc. have reached a deal to create a real estate joint venture using several of the Canadian retail company’s properties in the U.S. and abroad.  Feb 22  Comment 
Venture capital funding is at dotcom levels, with investors plowing $86.7bn last year into everything from biotech ideas to companies like Snapchat and Uber You gotta love Snapchat. Don’t you? Certainly, the bankers think so. While the photos...
Reuters  Feb 21  Comment 
United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of the top two U.S. arms makers, on Friday said it will slash costs and hunt out new customers to ensure continued growth despite the...


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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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