Eric Archambeau is currently a General Partner at Wellington Partners, a pan-European venture capital firm with offices in London, Munich, Palo Alto and Zurich, with €800M under management and a focus in Digital Media, software and electronics. Wellington Partners seeks early stage investments in European companies with global ambitions: recent such investments include Adconion, Eye’em, Hailo, Import.IO, Spotify and Yplan. Before becoming a venture capitalist, Eric was a repeat entrepreneur in Silicon Valley where he spent 20 years and co-founded several successful companies such as RightPoint Software, Trading Dynamics and eGroups.
Eric is also active in social investing. He is one of the founders of Social-Impact International, a social business accelerator with local operations in India and Austria , helping social entrepreneurs worldwide to increase their social impact and to reach their full potential. He also serves on the board of the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation and the NESTA Impact Investment Fund in London.