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ALSO CALLED: Venture Funds, Capital Investments, Seed Money, Venture Capital Investors, VC Funds, Risk Capital
DEFINITION: Venture capital (VC) is funding invested, or available for investment, in an enterprise that offers the probability of profit along with the possibility of loss. Indeed, venture capital was once known also as risk capital, but that term has fallen out of usage, probably because investors don't like to see the words "risk" and "capital" in close conjunction. Venture capitalists often don't tend to think  … 
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12 Best Practices to Help Avoid Planning & Budgeting Woes
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, learn how you can improve business management through the application of budgeting and planning best practices, and discover 12 best practices that have been adopted by leading companies.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

Prophix Software

6 Must-Haves for Modern Financial Management Systems
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: The financial system you are running today can likely trace its heritage back to the 80s and 90s. The needs of finance organizations have changed dramatically. If you're considering a new financial management system, read the whitepaper to learn the six must-haves it must include.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Workday

Are You Ready For a New Era in B2B Collaboration?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines what companies can do to modernize their approach to business-to-business collaboration in response to trends like globalization, consumerization, and mobility.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Planning: New capabilities and limits of "traditional" methods
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover 4 reasons why forecasting your balance sheet is important, the common limitations with the traditional method of planning your balance sheet, and how to update your forecasts monthly or weekly to reflect changing business conditions.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Prophix Software

Best practices for planning and budgeting
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on best practices that will enable companies to transform the planning cycle into an evolutionary process, bringing tangible and intangible returns for the organization and leadership back into the finance department.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 25 Sep 2013

Prophix Software

Beyond Work-Life Balance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes an uncommon look at how – thanks to mobile and cloud technologies – the world of work is changing and why. Specifically, it focuses on ways IT leaders can be proactive about building a work environment that's ready for the future.
Posted: 12 Nov 2012 | Published: 12 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Budgeting for Mid-Market Companies
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: Uncover all the ins-and-outs of budgeting so you can achieve the most efficient financial process possible.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Prophix Software

A New Model for Healthcare Transformation
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the major issues that are driving support for care transformation. More importantly, it outlines an approach for achieving value from the IT investments made by health care organizations in support of transformation initiatives.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Accounts Payable Automation in SAP - An Investment in the Future
sponsored by ReadSoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how document process automation can speed up accounts payable processes, add to the company’s bottom line by cutting costs, reduce cycle times, and allow for faster financial statements and fewer late payment fees.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 19 Aug 2009

ReadSoft

Achieving Sustained Growth through Operational Excellence
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Operational excellence is a simple concept with complex implications. Consistently doing things well across every element of the value chain is clear enough in principle. The ultimate goal is a "single source of truth" where senior executives have shared visibility into all parts of the organization, enabling management by facts.
Posted: 29 Oct 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SAP AG

Achieving Value in Healthcare Through Efficiency and Effectiveness
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: this white paper demonstrates how, by reforming health care delivery, implementing appropriate technology, and reshaping the medical establishment which supports efficiency and effectiveness, America can provide the best value in health care services for its citizens.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Advancing Healthcare through the Application of Predictive Knowledge Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how the health care industry can proactively support patient-focused care through the use of technology services that enable predictive analysis.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Automated Invoice Processing into Oracle E-Business Suite
sponsored by ReadSoft
WHITE PAPER: Document automation will add to the company's bottom line, save time, better business processes, and increased control. This paper will demonstrate how to automate the AP process within Oracle E-Business Suite, and what type of investment will need to be made and what kind of benefits can be expected.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 19 Aug 2009

ReadSoft

Becoming a Social Business: The IBM Story
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, IDC explores example case studies of IBM’s internal evolution to a social business as a means to guide other large organisations considering making a similar transition.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 22 Jun 2011

IBM

Better Healthcare Starts with Better Information
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines Dell's holistic solutions, bringing together implementation services, process improvement consulting and customized IT technology so caregivers have better information for better patient care.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Budgeting for Your Next Hardware Investment: New Pricing and Payment Methods
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource provides the necessary financial tools you'll need when you begin investing in your new IBM storage solution or IBM Power System server. Find out how financing can help your business.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

IBM

Budgeting Survey:Benchmarks & Issues
sponsored by Centage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the results of a budgeting survey aimed at discovering the most significant budgeting, forecasting, and reporting issues troubling today’s CFOs.
Posted: 29 May 2012 | Published: 29 May 2012

Centage

Building a Robust Business Case for High Quality Master Data
sponsored by Melissa Data Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the key elements for building a proper, quantified business case. It presents the measures that are favored by corporate finance departments, and helps develop a strong business case for data quality and MDM projects. A number of real-life examples with quantifiable benefits are also included.
Posted: 19 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2010

Melissa Data Corp

Building an ESB without Limits
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper dives deeper into the area, to answer why you need one in an SOA, and what the ESB will do for you.
Posted: 05 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

IBM Software Group

Buyer’s Guide to Financial Management Software
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down 10 essential capabilities of an effective financial management system. Read on to learn how you can make the software selection process a breeze.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

NetSuite

Capturing Revenue In an Evolving, Global, Technological Environment
sponsored by Billing Platform
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how globalization is increasing the demands of your billing system, and introduces a cloud-based platform that gives you the power to affordably fuel billing success.
Posted: 30 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Jan 2014

Billing Platform

CFO as Catalyst for Change
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read the CFO Research Report from Longitude Research commissioned by Oracle and Accenture to see how 930 CFOs from around the world are managing change and driving growth in a disruptive and unpredictable business environment.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 20 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation

CFO Guide to Improve Decision-making, Reduce Risk, Enhance Performance
sponsored by TideMark
WHITE PAPER: In this CFO guidebook, learn how you can leverage mobile, cloud, social media, and big data to dramatically improve business results and drive insight-fueled transformation.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013


Challenges & Strategies for UK Annuity Providers
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white papers talks about the challenges facing the UK annuity market and the strategies that can be taken by the product providers to meet them. The paper also talks about how Wipro can partner with providers to tap the opportunities present in the marketplace.
Posted: 13 May 2009 | Published: 11 May 2009

Wipro Technologies

Changing Times, Changing Business: Why Finance is Moving to the Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the findings of a survey of 270 finance and IT decision-makers regarding their financial management strategies and the value of embracing the cloud.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Workday
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VENTURE CAPITAL DEFINITION (continued): …  that their investments involve an element of risk, but are assured a successful return by virtue of the investor's knowledge and business sense. DataMerge, a financial information provider, says that VC investments in an enterprise are usually between $500,000 and $5 million, and that the investor is likely to expect an annual return of 20% to 50%.Venture capitalists were instrumental in the enormous increase in the number of dot-com startups of recent years. Because the Internet was a new and untried business venue with enormous potential, many analysts feel that standard business rules were … 
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