Chartered companies

2017-07-28T23:07:43+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Royal African Company, British South Africa Company, German New Guinea Company, Royal Niger Company, Muscovy Company, Portuguese East India Company, London Company, South Sea Company, North Borneo Chartered Company, Swedish Africa Company, Levant Company, Brandenburger Gold Coast, Company of One Hundred Associates, Casa da Índia, German East Africa Company, Society of Merchant Venturers, Mississippi Company, Mozambique Company, Company of Guinea, Company of Scotland, Van Diemen's Land Company, Niassa Company flashcards Chartered companies
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  • Royal African Company
    The Royal African Company was a mercantile company set up by the Stuart family and London merchants to trade along the west coast of Africa.
  • British South Africa Company
    The British South Africa Company (BSAC or BSACo) was established following the amalgamation of Cecil Rhodes' Central Search Association and the London-based Exploring Company Ltd which had originally competed to exploit the expected mineral wealth of Mashonaland but united because of common economic interests and to secure British government backing.
  • German New Guinea Company
    The German New Guinea Company (German: Deutsche Neuguinea-Kompagnie) was a German Chartered Company which exploited insular territory in and near present Papua New Guinea.
  • Royal Niger Company
    The Royal Niger Company was a mercantile company chartered by the British government in the nineteenth century.
  • Muscovy Company
    The Muscovy Company (also called the Russian Company or the Muscovy Trading Company, Russian: Московская компания, Moskovskaya kompaniya) was an English trading company chartered in 1555.
  • Portuguese East India Company
    The Portuguese East India Company (Portuguese: Companhia do commércio da Índia or Companhia da Índia Oriental ) was a short-lived ill-fated attempt by Philip III of Portugal to create a national chartered company to look after interests in Portuguese India in the face on encroachment by the Dutch and English following the personal union of the Portuguese and Spanish Crowns.
  • London Company
    The London Company (also called the Charter of the Virginia Company of London) was an English joint stock company established in 1606 by royal charter by King James I with the purpose of establishing colonial settlements in North America.
  • South Sea Company
    The South Sea Company (officially The Governor and Company of the merchants of Great Britain, trading to the South Seas and other parts of America, and for the encouragement of fishing) was a British joint-stock company founded in 1711, created as a public-private partnership to consolidate and reduce the cost of national debt.
  • North Borneo Chartered Company
    The North Borneo Chartered Company or British North Borneo Company was a chartered company assigned to administer North Borneo (today's Sabah in Malaysia) in August 1881.
  • Swedish Africa Company
    The Swedish Africa Company (Swedish: Svenska Afrikanska Kompaniet) was a Swedish trading company, founded in 1649 on the initiative of the Walloon-Dutch merchant Louis De Geer and his son Laurens, for whom Sweden had become their second home.
  • Levant Company
    The Levant Company was an English chartered company formed in 1592.
  • Brandenburger Gold Coast
    The Brandenburger Gold Coast, later Prussian Gold Coast, was a part of the Gold Coast.
  • Company of One Hundred Associates
    The Company of One Hundred Associates (French: formally the Compagnie de la Nouvelle France, or colloquially the Compagnie des Cent-Associés or Compagnie du Canada or Company of New France) was a French trading and colonization company chartered in 1627 to capitalize on the North American fur trade and to expand French colonies there.
  • Casa da Índia
    Casa da Índia (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈkazɐ dɐ ˈĩdiɐ], India House) was the Portuguese organization that managed all overseas territories during the heyday of the Portuguese Empire in the 16th century.
  • German East Africa Company
    The German East Africa Company (German: Deutsch-Ostafrikanische Gesellschaft, abbreviated DOAG) was a chartered colonial organization responsible for the establishment of German East Africa, a territory which eventually comprised the areas of modern Tanzania, Burundi, and Rwanda.
  • Society of Merchant Venturers
    The Society of Merchant Venturers is a private entrepreneurial and charitable organisation in the English city of Bristol.
  • Mississippi Company
    The Mississippi Company of 1684 became the Company of the West in 1717, and expanded as the Company of the Indies from 1719.
  • Mozambique Company
    The Mozambique Company (Portuguese: Companhia de Moçambique) was a royal company operating in Portuguese Mozambique that had the concession of the lands in the Portuguese colony corresponding to the present provinces of Manica and Sofala in central Mozambique.
  • Company of Guinea
    The Company of Guinea was an official Portuguese governing institution whose task was to deal with spices imported during the Age of Discovery.
  • Company of Scotland
    The Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies, also called the Scottish Darien Company, was an overseas trading company created by an act of the Parliament of Scotland in 1695.
  • Van Diemen's Land Company
    The Van Diemen's Land Company (also known as Van Dieman Land Company) is a farming corporation in the Australian state of Tasmania.
  • Niassa Company
    The Niassa Company or Nyassa Chartered Company (Portuguese: Companhia do Niassa) was a royal company in the Portuguese colony of Mozambique, then known as Portuguese East Africa, that had the concession of the lands that include the present provinces of Cabo Delgado and Niassa between 1891 and 1929.