Venture (magazine)

Venture magazine is a business management magazine. It focuses on business best practices. It is used by business leaders to learn from their colleagues' successes and challenges.[1]

CategoriesBusiness magazine
FounderJoseph D. Giarraputo
Year founded1979
CompanyNathaniel Press

History and profileEdit

Venture was founded in 1979 by Joseph D. Giarraputo.[2] In 1981 the magazine was acquired by Arthur Lipper[2] and became part VenPub Inc., which was based in Manhattan.[3] It was subtitle For Entrepreneural Business Owners and Investors.[2] Arthur Lipper sold it to Family Media in 1988.[4] The Washington Post reported that its 1988 circulation was 450,000.[4]

In 2011 the parent company of Schofield Media Chicago, Schofield Media Group LLC, ceased operations.[5] Magazine is part of Nathaniel Press and is published with the name Chicago Venture Magazine.


  1. ^ Publications
  2. ^ a b c Philip H. Dougherty (July 14, 1988). "Advertising; Family Media In Acquisition". The New York Times. Retrieved February 24, 2017.
  3. ^ George Lazarus (August 1, 1988). "Venture Vexing For Family Media". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved February 24, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Venture Magazine Is Sold In Latest Industry Shakeout". Washington Post. July 14, 1988. p. f.03. Retrieved April 15, 2013. Venture, a monthly magazine pitched to entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, had circulation of 450,000, but was struggling to make it into the advertising budgets of the nation's top corporate and consumer advertisers.
  5. ^ Julie M. Donnelly (August 2, 2011). "Schofield Media to shutter, laying off 56 Beverly workers". Boston Business Journal. Retrieved February 24, 2017.

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