Venture

When Venture first launched in 1985, one stated goal was to be a TV version of the Wall Street Journal's front page: lively, lucid and wide-ranging. It's about business, but it's not just for businessmen and businesswomen. Venture covered all the aspects of the economy in Canada and beyond: prices, profits, personnel, innovation and ideas as they affect any business. From farms to fishing boats, boardrooms to barbershops, Venture was about the business of making a living.

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Episodes

Venture Captain Ihab

Ihab Shaker moved to Canada from his native Egypt, and the sea captain has a dream of bringing a ferry service to the Great Lakes. He thinks commuters and tourists will love a regular, traffic-free run from Toronto to Port Dalhousie in the Niagara Peninsula. Regular ferries stopped plying the Great Lakes a generation ago but Shaker is risking everything ...
  • 1997
  • 00:10:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/12/2015

Venture Edge Marketing

"Cool" is a wave every company wants to ride. If they can identify cool when it first hits the streets, they can cash in big when the mass market hits. But riding on the edge can be risky too because the edge is always moving and what's cool today is dead cold tomorrow.
  • 1997
  • 00:07:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Venture Event Planner

Marsha Jones is an event planner in Toronto and her business is coordinating meetings, conventions and corporate field days. She is juggling two events over the course of a week managing a Tupperware convention and a company field day. There are plenty of headaches managing the logistics of both events with small budgets. The corporate go-cart and chili cook off ...
  • 1997
  • 00:08:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013