(This should have been a part of My SciFI but missed the deadline for it as I found the article today instead of yesterday...)
Read the first line of that article.....
Now reread it...
Ok you back? Good. The sheer coincidence of the word venture and asteroid mining being in the opening sentance of this article made me chuckle.
So my question to you: How likely do you think a New Eden type situtation is in the distant future?