Novabase SGPS SA is a holding company which holds and manages financial holding in other companies as an indirect way of doing business. It operates through the following segments: Business Solutions, Venture Capital, and NOVABASE. The Business Solutions segment develops an activity of consulting and services in the information technology area. The Venture Capital segment includes venture capital activity through Novabase Capital, Sociedade de Capital de Risco, S.A., which is substantially different from the rest of Novabase's activity. The company was founded by José Afonso Oom Ferreira de Sousa and Pedro Miguel Quinteiro Marques de Carvalho on May 11, 1989 and is headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal.