Vision Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in investment in private debt investments. It seeks to invest in technology companies with a focus on communications, semiconductor, software, Internet, and e-commerce. It prefers to invest in companies based in Europe seeking international expansion in to the United States. The firm seeks to invest between $3 million to $8 million in a portfolio company over the life of the investment and through subsequent rounds of investment. It also co-invests with international venture capitalists and does not prefer to be the lead investor in a round. The firm seeks to take a Board seat in its portfolio companies. Vision Capital was founded in 1996 and is based in Burlingame, California with an additional office in Geneva, Switzerland.