Founded in London in 1977, Thompson Clive opened offices in California in 1986, in Paris in 1992 and in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina in 2001. The Thompson Clive team has helped its entrepreneurs build more than 120 successful companies in the U.S. and Europe. Thompson Clive’s philosophy of investing very selectively in a smaller number of companies allows for a greater hands-on approach to partnering with its entrepreneurs. The partners have extensive operational, technical and financial experience in working with early stage privately held companies. This expertise and philosophy help maintain the firm’s successful track record of building solid, long-lasting companies.