Wellington Partners

Founded 1998
Founders Rolf Christof Dienst

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Total investments 201
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$20M
Portfolio companies 105
Rounds per year 4.57
Lead investments 53
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.42
Exits 46
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Mobile
  • Software
Summary

Wellington Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1998. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Germany. The main department of described VC is located in the Munich.

The fund was created by Rolf Christof Dienst. Besides them, we counted 7 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The important activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 11 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The average startup value when the investment from Wellington Partners is more than 1 billion dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Wellington Partners works on 7 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Therapeutics, E-Commerce. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Spotify, Carisma Therapeutics, Livebookings Holdings Ltd.. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Germany. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Wellington Partners, startups are often financed by Auriga Partners, 3i Group, High-Tech Gru00fcnderfonds. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Balderton Capital, Partech, Cipio Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Balderton Capital, OpenOcean, Northzone.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

EGenesis

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Genetics
Life Science
Medical
Late Stage Venture
125M02 Mar 2021 United States, Cambridge

Carisma Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Medical
Therapeutics
Early Stage Venture
12M01 Mar 2021 United States, Philadelphia

Koa Health

Health Care
Medical
Medical Device
Natural Language Processing
Early Stage Venture
35M09 Feb 2021 Spain, Barcelona

Carisma Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Medical
Therapeutics
Early Stage Venture
47M07 Jan 2021 United States, Philadelphia

Biotechnology
Early Stage Venture
77M05 Jan 2021 United States, San Diego

Minervax

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Medical
Wellness
Early Stage Venture
55M15 Dec 2020 Denmark, " Denmark"}

Adrenomed

Biotechnology
Drug Discovery
Medical
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceuticals
Late Stage Venture
26M30 Nov 2020 Germany, Berlin

Koa Health

Health Care
Medical
Medical Device
Natural Language Processing
Early Stage Venture
16M05 Nov 2020 Spain, Barcelona

SidekickHealth

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical
Mobile
Early Stage Venture
20M28 Oct 2020 Sweden, Gothenburg

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