Endeavour Capital invests in Western U.S. based, middle market companies in partnership with founders, family owners and managers. We are partners and stewards, to help companies and their owners realize their potential, while preserving legacy and culture. The cities that become capitals of federal countries are nobody’s first choice, because first-choice cities tend to belong to a dominant or near-dominant province or state. The European Union’s founding treaty honours Rome, and its engine was tuned in the ministries of Paris and Berlin, but they plonked its capital in boring old Brussels. List of world capitals. As the capital cities of their countries, these 197 towns differ in terms of safety, prices, health care, pollutions level, and other conditions, these all are called the quality of life.