wellington partners

  • Waterhouse Jumps Wellington’s Ship To Boost Balderton’s Early Stage Activity

    Waterhouse Jumps Wellington’s Ship To Boost Balderton’s Early Stage Activity

    Following recent changes at DFJ Esprit, Forward Ventures, and Index Ventures, today sees another change in European VC personnel. Long-time partner Daniel Waterhouse has left Wellington Partners to join Balderton Capital as a General Partner, where he’ll be based in London focussing on early stage investments in the software and internet sectors. Read More

  • Big Data Platform Importio Raises £600,000 In Seed Round

    Big Data Platform Importio Raises £600,000 In Seed Round

    Here’s the rub. “Web 2.0″ was an idea which came about to describe the Web not just as a series of pages, but as a platform in its own right. And thus we have seen the rise of a new technology wave based entirely on that idea. But trapped inside the web is enormous amounts of data inside documents which has to some extent been forgotten about in our race to create new platforms. Read More

  • Brands4friends appoints ex-VC for M&A action

    [Berlin] Germany’s leading online private shopping club, Brands4friends, has appointed ex-VC Olivier Schuepbach as Director of International & Corporate Development where he’ll be spearheading the Berlin-based startup’s international expansion. Schuepbach, a native Swiss, joins from Wellington Partners, a leading pan-European venture capital firm where he was responsible… Read More

  • Former Googler Sanjeev Agrawal To Lead Just-Funded Mobile Search Startup Aloqa

    Today’s a big day for Aloqa, a fledgling mobile search and information services company headquartered in Palo Alto, California. The startup will be announcing at Venturebeat’s MobileBeat 2009 conference that they have just raised $1.5 million in Series A funding from multiple angel investors and VC firm Wellington Partners. Aloqa will seize the opportunity to present its… Read More