venture : Idioms & Phrases

At a venture

  • at hazard; without seeing the end or mark; without foreseeing the issue; at random.
Webster 1913

joint venture

  • noun a venture by a partnership or conglomerate designed to share risk or expertise
    • a joint venture between the film companies to produce TV shows

risky venture

  • noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    escapade; adventure; dangerous undertaking.

To venture at, ∨ To venture onupon

  • to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success; as, it is rash to venture upon such a project. "When I venture at the comic style."
Webster 1913

venture capital

  • noun wealth available for investment in new or speculative enterprises
    risk capital.

venture capitalism

  • noun capitalism that invests in innovative enterprises (especially high technology) where the potential profits are large

venture capitalist

  • noun a speculator who makes money available for innovative projects (especially in high technology)