Venturing: The Entrepreneurial Challenge (1991 - 1999)

This Emmy Award-winning series was first aired nationwide in 1992 on over 120 public television stations to overwhelming acclaim. Venturing demonstrates how small businesses get started, grow, and mature. Shot on location at dozens of companies in Vermont, Venturing combines lively interviews with company founders, investors,financiers and others with fascinating "tours" of companies in action.

Video thumbnail: From The Archives Venturing #101: The Fire Within

From The Archives

Venturing #101: The Fire Within

The traits and skills that characterize today's successful entrepreneurs.

Venturing #101: The Fire Within

Video thumbnail: From The Archives Venturing #102: Getting Started

From The Archives

Venturing #102: Getting Started

How to turn an idea into an actual business, develop that business and seize opportunities

Venturing #102: Getting Started

Video thumbnail: From The Archives Venturing #103: Finding Financing

From The Archives

Venturing #103: Finding Financing

Raising the capital to start a business can be a long and arduous process.

Venturing #103: Finding Financing

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From The Archives

Venturing #104: Up and Running

Getting a company started never goes according to plan.

Venturing #104: Up and Running

Video thumbnail: From The Archives Venturing #105: Marketing and Sales

From The Archives

Venturing #105: Marketing and Sales

Make a big splash with a small budget. Creative marketing techniques.

Venturing #105: Marketing and Sales

Video thumbnail: From The Archives Venturing #106: Market & Product Expansion

From The Archives

Venturing #106: Market & Product Expansion

Successful entrepreneurs discuss some of the ways they have expanded their products.

Venturing #106: Market & Product Expansion

Video thumbnail: From The Archives Venturing #107: Financing Growth

From The Archives

Venturing #107: Financing Growth

Entrepreneurs discuss sources for obtaining growth financing.

Venturing #107: Financing Growth

Video thumbnail: From The Archives Venturing #108: Managing Growth

From The Archives

Venturing #108: Managing Growth

A company's growth can be exciting, but it is often unexpected and challenging.

Venturing #108: Managing Growth

Video thumbnail: From The Archives Venturing #109: The Human Challenge

From The Archives

Venturing #109: The Human Challenge

Employees play a key role in building a successful company.

Venturing #109: The Human Challenge

Video thumbnail: From The Archives Venturing #110: Managing Adversity

From The Archives

Venturing #110: Managing Adversity

Businesses sometimes experience unanticipated calamities.

Venturing #110: Managing Adversity

Video thumbnail: From The Archives Venturing #111: Agricultural Entrepreneurs

From The Archives

Venturing #111: Agricultural Entrepreneurs

Today success in farming depends on an entrepreneurial focus.

Venturing #111: Agricultural Entrepreneurs

Video thumbnail: From The Archives Venturing #112: The Personal Side

From The Archives

Venturing #112: The Personal Side

Functioning effectively with a partner and working in a family business.

Venturing #112: The Personal Side

Video thumbnail: From The Archives Venturing #113: The Innovators

From The Archives

Venturing #113: The Innovators

Achieving success presents its own challenges.

Venturing #113: The Innovators