Ventures is a €20 million Venture
Capital Fund managed by Dolmen Securities. Founded
in 2002, we are
on investing in companies whose Intellectual
Property arises from third level education institutional
We are sector neutral, our expertise lies in the
commercialisation of technology.
Our primary objective is to
commercialise the business opportunities that arise
from university research.
In Ireland, this output is being boosted by Government
investment of €2.5bln for science research from
We combine the best
of breed partnerships between business leaders, investors,
universities and financial institutions and apply the
resulting unique expertise to help build, commercialise
and grow the business opportunities that arise from university
A unique aspect of our fund is that we work on campus
with the university commercialisation teams. We also
work with academics at an early stage to help them evaluate
propositions and make commercial decisions.