Nexthink is happy to be able to count on the support of prestigious investors helping it to succeed.
Venture Incubator is a Swiss venture capital firm that supports university spin-offs as well as other promising start-up companies with capital, coaching, consulting and networks. Venture Incubator was established in 2001 by 6 industrial corporations (ABB, Hilti, Sulzer, Schindler, Novartis, Nestlé), 4 financial institutions (Credit Suisse, Pictet & Cie, Zurich Cantonal Bank and SUVA), McKinsey & Company and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (ETHZ).
Its portfolio comprises 19 companies. Approximately half the money is invested in life sciences and the other half in IT and material sciences. The company has been set up as an evergreen fund with CHF 101M paid in capital.
Auriga Partners is an independent venture capital firm. Based in Paris, it invests in information technologies and life sciences, in innovative high potential ventures, in seed or early development stages, in Europe, North America and the Middle East. Auriga Partners manages three funds for a total of more than EUR 330M.
Along with investing the necessary capital, Auriga Partners also brings its savoir-faire in developing and solidifying executive teams, organizing companies, broadening their networks and forming strategic and corporate partnerships.
Mannai Corporation owes its success and continued market leadership to shared values, core competence in commerce and technology, and an unending spirit of innovation in all aspects of corporate life. Mannai delivers superior, long-range economic benefits to customers, shareholders, employees, and the communities in which they operate. The Mannai Corporation offers the broadest range of products and services of all private sector companies. Mannai was proud to be listed as a public company on August 8th, 2007 on the Qatar Exchange.
Highland Europe was launched in 2012 and closely collaborates with Highland Capital Partners, an independent global venture capital firm with three decades of investment experience and offices in Boston, Palo Alto and Shanghai. Highland Europe, based in Geneva and London, is a tight-knit group of partners with years of technology and Internet focused investment experience built up across Europe and the US. The team is exclusively focused on growth-stage investing and has previously backed notable companies such as Vistaprint, PhotoBox, CSR, Mathletics and Moleskine. Current portfolio IT and SaaS companies include NewVoiceMedia, Malwarebytes, TalentSoft, Brandwatch, Adjust, AMCS and Oro.
Waypoint is chaired by Ernesto Bertarelli. With offices in Geneva, London, Jersey and Boston, it embodies the values, culture and philosophy of the family’s joint business interests, overseeing the management of many of the various investment programmes and providing advice and execution capabilities to the companies and investments with which it is associated.
Gilles Quéru, Galeo Capital
Gilles has 30 years of experience as a very successful entrepreneur and investor in Enterprise Software Applications. Gilles was the founder and CEO of Apsylog sold to Peregrine where he became VP Corporate Development. More recently he was Chairman and investor in Neolane, sold to Adobe.