Wellington Partners

Wellington Partners

Wellington Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in technology and life sciences companies.

Wellington Partners Technology is a division of the company focused on investments in early- and growth-stage technology companies. As of 2019 this technology division of the company had invested € 640 million in 120 companies across Europe. WP Tech has offices in Munich, London and Zurich. This part of the company as of 2019 was not making new investments in technology companies and was focused on value creation.

Wellington Partners Life Sciences division invests in early- and growth-stage life science companies, mainly in Europe, in amounts from €2m up to €20m over the life of the investment. Their focus is in therapeutics, medtech, diagnostics, digital health and biotechnology. As of 2019 more than € 400 million of funds raised were dedicated to life sciences.

Timeline

November 19, 2019

Biotech Tests Pig-to-Human Transplants With New Funds

The investment, led by Fresenius Medical Care Ventures, brings funding for eGenesis to $138 million, with participation from new investors including Bayer AG’s investment arm, Leaps by Bayer, and Wellington Partners.

Funded Companies

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Description
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Medtronic

A company providing medical technology, service and solutions to treat chronic diseases.

Biotech company that develops and commercializes ingredients for use in food, nutrition, personal healthcare, agriculture, and other sectors.

A biotechnology company developing immune-modulation therapies for infectious diseases and cancer leveraging its technology platform and understanding of immune system mechanisms. It was founded in 2009 and is located in Vienna, Austria.

A Cambridge, MA - based startup that uses gene editing tech for xenotransplantation procedures in the medical industry.

GameDuell is a Berlin-based company founded by Kai Bolik, Michael Kalkowski and Boris Wasmuth.

EyeEm is a Berlin-based company founded by Sadakane Gen, Florian Meissner, Lorenz Aschoff and Ramzi Rizk.

Qype is an Hamburg-based company founded by Stephan Uhrenbacher.

Oxford Immunotec is a Marlborough, Massachusetts-based medical diagnostics company manufacturing tests for various diseases based on T cell measurement technology.

A biotechnology company dectecting multiple biomarkers and biomarker signatures using proteomics

Sidekickhealth is a digital therapeutics company founded in 2013.

A company that develops and manufactures in-vitro diagnostics to detect and diagnose cervical and other cancers

GLO is a Lund-based developer of LED products using nanotechnology.

ImevaX is a Munich-based medical diagnostics company developing specific tests for infectious diseases and founded in 2014 by Markus Gerhard.

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People

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LinkedIn

Aniruddha Nazre

Advisor

Chirag Patel

Employee

Christian Thaler-Wolski

Employee

Daniel Waterhouse

Employee

Frank Boehnke

Employee

Linus Dahg

Employee

Stephan von Perger

Employee

Stuart Essig

Advisor

Ulrik Deichsel

Employee

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News

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November 5, 2020
WebWire
, , , , • Koa Health spun out of leading Spanish global telecoms company, Telefónica, securing additional investment to grow its personalised digital mental healthcare offering , , • Entry product Koa Foundations, aimed at employees from major corporations, healthcare providers and insurance members, already reaches more than 250,000 users. , , • The investment will be used to expand operations across Europe, the US and Asia, scale clinical trials and boost R&D into personalisation , , , , , , ...
Brian Horowitz
November 5, 2020
FierceHealthcare
Digital mental health care provider Koa Health has spun off from Alpha, the moonshot factory run by Spanish telecommunications company Telefónica. Here's why the company believes it can help address mental health problems as the COVID-19 pandemic has created a growing need for digital behavioral health services.

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