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Wellington Partners

The company provides venture capital to young start-ups throughout Europe in the fields of information and communication technology, cleantech and life science. In making its investments, the team looks for clearly focused business ideas for high-growth markets.

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Elevator Pitch
Wellington Partners ranks among the most successful pan-European venture capital firms. With €800 million under management and offices in Munich, London, Palo Alto and Zurich, Wellington invests into opportunities throughout Europe that have the potential to become global leaders, mainly in the areas of Information Technology, Media Convergence, Cleantech and Life Science. Since 1991, Wellington has established a worldwide network to aid its entrepreneurs in building companies on a global scale.

Contact Information
Theresienstrasse 6
Munich 80333
+49 (0)89 219 941 0
+49 (0)89 219 941 98
Ulrike Reher
+49 (0)89 219 941 0

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Independent Investor (VC)
800 Mln Euro
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20 Mln Euro
Funding stages:Seed, Startups, Early Stages, Expansion
Geo. scope europe:North Europe, West Europe, Central Europe
Investment distrib.:Europe 90%, USA 10%
Industry preferences:ICT, Internet, Communications, Software, Electronic Related, Other


  • Bart Markus, Munich, system level software and electronics
  • Dr. Joerg Ueberla, Munich, services, software and electronics
  • Dr. Rainer Strohmenger, Munich, life science
  • Dr. Thomas Widmann, Munich, life science
  • Eric Archambeau, London, services, software and electronics
  • Ernst Mannheimer, Zurich, legal counsel
  • Frank Boehnke, London, software and services
  • Harald Keller, Zurich, CFO
  • Prof. Dr. Erich Schlick, Munich, life science
  • Rolf Christof Dienst, Munich, business development, investor relations


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  • Heliatek
  • Proximic
  • ShipServ
  • TravelHorizon
  • Swoopo
  • Truphone
  • Adconion
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  • Reportive
  • Voice Objects
  • Experteer
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  • Trigen
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  • wazap!
  • mtm laboratories
  • Zopa
  • OrderWork
  • Astaro
  • Covast
  • Adconion
  • Retailo
  • Garderos Software Innovations GmbH
  • Qype
  • eCircle AG
  • Collax
  • TeleMessage Ltd.
  • EnOcean
  • Swyx
  • immatics

    Wellington Partners III Life Science Fund ClosedJan 200878 Mln Euro
    Wellington Partners IV TechnologyClosedJan 2008265 Mln Euro
    Wellington Partners III Technology FundClosedJul 2005150 Mln Euro
    Wellington Partners II GmbH & Co. KGClosedJun 2000210 Mln Euro

    Wellington Partners focuses on investments in the areas of Digital Media, Cleantech, Electronics and Software as well as Life Sciences

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