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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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Moving Beyond Spreadsheets
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how to break the spreadsheet habit and make the migration to a purpose-built budgeting solution.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

Prophix Software

OMERS boosts efficiency and tightens financial controls
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this fascinating case study to learn how implementing expert solutions for financial reporting, planning, and forecasting greatly helped OMERS improve processes and overall efficiency.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

Performance Management: How to Implement a Planning Tool and Get It Right the First Time
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about how a quarterly rolling planning process, along with a planning tool, can yield better business forecasting results.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

IBM

Platform as a Service: The IBM point of view
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the role that Platform as a Service (PaaS) plays in the modern enterprise. Inside, learn what PaaS means to different corporate stakeholders, and find guidance to help you evaluate your cloud options and drive success.
Posted: 06 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Research Study: The Strategic Finance Gap
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the findings of a survey of 334 finance professionals regarding the changing role of finance, new technologies and trends, and more.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

NetSuite

Rising to the Challenge—Achieving Real-time Visibility across the Organization
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This report explores how outdated, unintegrated information systems are preventing effective financial management and analytics, and describes how you can achieve real-time visibility across your organization.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

Rolling Forecasts Enable Accuracy and Agile Business Planning
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper, based on findings from a survey, identifies the necessary tools to enable rolling forecasts along with the benefits, such as increased profit margins, of utilizing this strategy.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Prophix Software

Tapping Cloud-Based ERP Solutions to Capture Global Business Opportunities
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the challenges of launching international operations, and describes what you should look for when selecting a global financial reporting and consolidation tool. Also inside, discover whether cloud-based ERP is the right move for you.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

NetSuite

The Future of Finance is Now
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: One of the biggest challenges finance organizations face today is that their systems are old and increasingly irrelevant. They simply cannot handle current business needs. Read the whitepaper to see how Workday addresses four major areas of weakness in such legacy financial management systems: speed, agility, cost, and insight.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Workday

Microsoft Dynamics: Empowered People, Simplified Processes, and Connected Ecosystems
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of how companies can use the capabilities in Microsoft® Office 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint® Server 2010 with Microsoft Dynamics to achieve these goals.
Posted: 30 Aug 2010 | Published: 30 Aug 2010

Microsoft

Moving financials to the cloud: How to ease integration woes
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource explores the need for seamless integration when moving your financial system to the cloud, and introduces a strategy that can ease your integration woes.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Oracle Corporation

Network Faxing With Open Text Network Servers
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the benefits of network fax servers over traditional standalone fax machines, from reduced cost to enhanced productivity.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Oct 2009

OpenText

Oracle Accelerate - Not Just Smart but Timely
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives you an overview of how Ovum has helped penetrate the upper-midmarket. Even when the slowing growth of the market hasn't.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Business Brief: Controlling Costs with Flexible Processes
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this business brief to learn how your growing business can: lower costs by enabling process flexibility, improve process flexibility by cutting costs, use process flexibility to control costs across your entire organization, and to continuously keep your costs under control.
Posted: 25 Feb 2009 | Published: 24 Feb 2009

Oracle Corporation

Paths to Success: Three Ways to Innovate Your Business Model
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: In today's ever-changing times,innovation in business models is a success differentiator for CEOs,as we learned from the IBM 2006 Global CEO Study.
Posted: 29 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

IBM Line of Business

Realize positive ROI on your SOA investments
sponsored by Vitria Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the steps to achieve greater operational visibility to better meet customer requirements and enhance business responsiveness.
Posted: 09 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Vitria Technology, Inc.

Reed & Mackay harnesses analytics to save client travel costs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this fascinating case study today to learn about how Reed & Mackay replaced its existing system with a new data warehouse and analytics solution provides both interactive and static reports for internal users, and more!
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

Retail Space Planning and Optimization
sponsored by FICO
WHITE PAPER: Realize significant improvements in your space planning decisions and minimize the manual effort required to create planograms. FICO gives you the right set of technology to make much more precise macro and micro store layout decisions that meet your unique business objectives. Read more to find out how.
Posted: 04 Mar 2011 | Published: 04 Mar 2011

FICO

Simplified Electronic Invoicing Implementation and Benefits
sponsored by Symtrax Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper addresses the issues associated with accounts payable and how you can effectively mitigate these problems with and E-invoicing solution.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

Symtrax Corporation

Smarter Products - The Building Blocks for a Smarter Planet
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM offers the first integrated software platform dedicated to the delivery of smarter products, with our portfolio of software, hardware and services, IBM can help companies create and manage smarter products for a smarter planet. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 06 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

IBM

Software and Services Financing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Financing information technology hardware is an accepted way of doing business. Clients are discovering the benefits of financing software and services and are making financing of software and services one of the fastest-growing segments of the IT financing industry. This paper explains the importance of aligning financing with IT transformation.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

IBM

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 organisation, enabling management by facts.
Posted: 05 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SAP AG

The Anatomy of a Recurring Revenue Model
sponsored by Aria
WHITE PAPER: According to a recent study, nearly half of all US businesses currently have, or are considering, recurring revenue-based offerings. This white paper provides key implementation and infrastructure tips to help you find success with your recurring revenue initiative.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

Aria

The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Read the research report, The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance, from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services to discover how big data is changing the way business gets done.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Workday

The Business Case for Information Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this analysis, Frank Buytendijk examines what information management means, and describes a complete spectrum of business cases, ranging from tactical cost reduction to transformational impact on the organization’s business model.
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation
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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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