Doughty Hanson & Co. Technology Ventures is No longer investing. It is a venture capital firm specializing in early stage and start-ups investments. It seeks to invest throughout the life-cycle of a business and may also consider later and larger rounds of funding. The firm typically invests in technology sector with a focus on digital consumer, business and commercial, clean technologies and energy, B2B internet with a particular focus on product and design oriented companies, mobile, communications, micro-components and systems, software and the internet, wired and wireless communications, infrastructure software, enterprise and Internet enabling software; communications technologies including, wireless technologies, network technologies; semiconductors, materials science, and other component technologies; and consumer and digital entertainment products. It prefers to invest in companies that are headquartered, or conduct a substantial part of their business in Western Europe. The firm typically leads the first institutional round of funding with an initial investment between €2 million and €5 million. It seeks a significant ownership percentage, yet not majority, in its portfolio companies. The firm may also syndicate the investment with other top names venture funds, both in Europe and in the US. Doughty Hanson & Co. Technology Ventures was founded in 2000 and is based in London, United Kingdom with an additional office in Munich, Germany. It is an operating subsidiary of Doughty Hanson & Co.