Wavelight Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1996

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 300


  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private

Wavelight General Information


Manufacturer of advanced diagnostic and surgical technologies designed to help in the correction of vision defects with ophthalmic lenses. The company's advanced diagnostic and surgical technologies are used to make products like electronic guidance system for positioning of intraocular lenses and eye-tracking systems for eye lasers, enabling physicians to have improved accuracy and reproducibility in refractive cataract surgery.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Surgical Devices
Other Industries
Therapeutic Devices
Corporate Office
  • Am Wolfsmantel 5
  • 91058 Erlangen
  • Germany

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Wavelight Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Jan-2008 Completed Profitable
4. Merger/Acquisition 09-Nov-2007 00000 00000 Completed Profitable
3. PIPE 03-Aug-2007 Completed Profitable
2. IPO 15-Sep-1999 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC Completed Generating Revenue
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Wavelight Patents

Wavelight Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20220248951-A1 Multi-view corneal topographer Pending 08-Feb-2021 000000000
US-20220125304-A1 Placido pattern for a corneal topographer Pending 27-Oct-2020 000000000
US-20210173229-A1 Method and system for measuring optical parameters Pending 10-Dec-2019 000000000 0
US-20200266601-A1 Calibrating the position of the focal point of a laser beam Pending 19-Feb-2019 000000000 00
US-10966865-B2 Femtosecond laser docking apparatus Active 27-Jul-2017 A61F9/009 00
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Wavelight Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Wavelight Former Investors (7)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
3i Group PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
BayTech Venture Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Creathor Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Franz Industriebeteiligungen Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Invision (Zug) PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Wavelight Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
VisuMed 18-Jul-2000 000000000 00000 Clinics/Outpatient Services
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Wavelight Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
VisuMed 18-Jul-2000 000000000 00000000 00000 Completed
  • 000000000
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Wavelight FAQs

  • When was Wavelight founded?

    Wavelight was founded in 1996.

  • Who is the founder of Wavelight?

    Maxmilian Reindl is the founder of Wavelight.

  • Where is Wavelight headquartered?

    Wavelight is headquartered in Erlangen, Germany.

  • What is the size of Wavelight?

    Wavelight has 300 total employees.

  • What industry is Wavelight in?

    Wavelight’s primary industry is Surgical Devices.

  • Is Wavelight a private or public company?

    Wavelight is a Private company.

  • What is Wavelight’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Wavelight is 00000.

  • Who are Wavelight’s investors?

    3i Group, BayTech Venture Capital, Creathor Ventures, Franz Industriebeteiligungen, and Invision (Zug) are 5 of 7 investors who have invested in Wavelight.

  • When was Wavelight acquired?

    Wavelight was acquired on 01-Jan-2008.

  • Who acquired Wavelight?

    Wavelight was acquired by Alcon.

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