Wesley Clover is a private, global investment management firm and holding company. Under the direction of founder, Chairman and serial technology entrepreneur Terry Matthews, the focus is to fund and grow successful technology companies. More than 100 firms have been created to date. Early data networking giant Newbridge Networks, and current global business communications leader Mitel are particular highlights. In total, more than 140 founders have been backed by Wesley Clover, with more than $1.0B in direct investment. The portfolio has produced 20 IPOs, slightly more than that number of exits via acquisition, and more than $3.5B in public returns.The portfolio regularly has more than 40 investments under active management around the globe, including start-ups in the incubation stage, first-product firms in the accelerator phase, and more mature companies that trade publicly. All are committed to next-generation Cloud and SaaS applications for fixed and mobile communications, video analytics, security, customer engagement, business enablement and more. Deal flow includes companies within the Enterprise SaaS Accelerator, L-SPARK, which Wesley Clover formed in partnership with local government and other parties in 2014, as well as the Alacrity Global Ecosystem of technology partnership funds which have been deployed in at least ten countries.
Name: Karen Sparks
Title: Executive Director