Novabase Capital, Sociedade de Capital de Risco, SA is a venture capital firm owned entirely by Novabase SGPS, SA. Its main purpose is to find and support Portuguese ICT business projects – in early development or expanding – with high value potential and synergies with Novabase.
Novabase Capital manages the Novabase Capital venture capital fund, with a provision of €7.14 million, held by Novabase Capital (30%) and IAPMEI/Institute for the Support of Small and Medium Enterprises (70%) through the PRIME Program, with co-funding from the European Union via the ERDF.
In 2010, the Novabase Capital venture capital fund’s portfolio included the following affiliates:
Manchete – Estudos, Tratamento e Gestão da Informação, SA
Manchete is a company specializing in information and focusing on the areas of media analysis (TV, radio, Internet, newspapers and magazines), competitive intelligence and reputation.
Forward – Tecnologias de Informação, SA
Forward provides services in the area of information technologies, particularly targeting the telecommunications sector, and has developed an innovative product for mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs).
Dosapac – Automação de Edifícios, SA
Company specializing in designing and installing building management systems integrating centralized technical management, home automation and specific control systems.
Collab – Soluções Informáticas de Comunicação e Colaboração, SA
Software company that developed OneContact, a multimedia contact centre solution over IP, which integrates