Atlas Venture invests in technology and life science businesses in the United States and Europe through its offices in Boston, London, Munich and Paris. Founded in 1980, the company s technology team invests in more than 200 companies and manages over 50 investments. It invests in various technologies, including silicon, nanotechnology and optics. The company s other areas of interest include telecommunications and enterprise storage systems, security appliances and consumer electronics devices. It also invests in software for several industries, such as communications, health care and infrastructure. With a location in Waltham, Mass., the company s life science team serves more than 90 biotechnology companies. Its client list includes Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Anadys Pharmaceuticals and SGX Pharmaceuticals.