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    Default [Commerce] Differences between "enterprise" and "venture"?

    Hi, teachers:

    The question I'm asking may need a bit commerce knowledge. I wonder what's the differences between "enterprise" and "venture"?

    Just bumped into a term in an article "large institutional catering ventures", what if I say "large institutional catering enterprises"? What differences does it make?

    Thanks a lot in advance.

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    Default Re: [Commerce] Differences between "enterprise" and "venture"?

    And maybe this one too. Sorry.

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    Default Re: [Commerce] Differences between "enterprise" and "venture"?

    Quote Originally Posted by pinbong View Post
    I wonder what's the difference between "enterprise" and "venture"?

    Just bumped into a term in an article "large institutional catering ventures", what if I say "large institutional catering enterprises"? What difference does it make?
    I don't think there is any real difference in your examples. To me 'venture' has more of an idea of risk involved; I would probably use it only of a business in the fairly early days of its existence. That's a personal answer, not an expert's.

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    Default Re: [Commerce] Differences between "enterprise" and "venture"?

    Thank you, Jed.

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