Mendeley Overview

  • Founded
  • 2007

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 150

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $64.6M

Mendeley General Information


Provider of academic software for managing and sharing research papers. The company offers Mendeley desktop, an academic software that indexes and organizes PDF documents and research papers into the client own personal digital bibliography and Mendeley web, an online research paper management tool and social network for researchers.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Business/Productivity Software
Other Industries
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Primary Office
  • Ground Floor, White Bear Yard
  • 144a Clerkenwell Road
  • London EC1R 5DF
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 020 0000 0000

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Mendeley Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Merger/Acquisition 09-Apr-2013 $64.6M 000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 01-Jan-2013 000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC 03-Feb-2009 $2M $2M Completed Startup
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Mendeley Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Business/Productivity Software
London, United Kingdom
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Mendeley Competitors (5)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Scatter (Business/Productivity Software) Angel-Backed Mumbai, India 000000000000
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Cambridge, MA 00 000 00000000000 000
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed London, United Kingdom 00 0000000000 0
000000 Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed Dublin, Ireland 000000&0
000000000 Formerly PE-Backed Dordrecht, Netherlands 000000000000
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Mendeley Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Robin Stephenson Vice President, Engineering
Branden Faulls Vice President, Products/Services
Victor Henning Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Jan Reichelt Ph.D Co-Founder & Managing Director
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Mendeley 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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Mendeley Former Investors (14)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Access Industries Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Alejandro Zubillaga Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Alejandro Zubillaga Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Ambient Sound Investments Family Office Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Andurance Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Mendeley Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 17-Aug-2012 0000000000 Social/Platform Software 000000 00
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