Our Team

Elaine Coughlan

Managing Partner, Dublin

Elaine is a co-Founder and Managing Partner of Atlantic Bridge Capital a Global Growth Equity Technology Fund with over $500 million of assets under management. She is also a co-founder of Summit Bridge Capital which is the China Ireland Growth Technology Fund aimed at helping European companies scale in China. Summit Bridge is backed by China Investment Corp (CIC) which is the World’s 4th largest Sovereign investor with over $709bn of capital under management and Irelands Sovereign Wealth Fund the NTMA.

Previously Elaine was a Co Founder of GloNav a GPS software business successfully sold to NXP for $110 million in 2008. Elaine was also as CFO / VP Finance of 3 high growth technology companies Parthus, Iona and Smartforce which she took public on both NASDAQ and LSE raising more than $1.6 billion in capital. Elaine is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a qualified Chartered Director. She was named as one of Europe’s Inspiring 50, one of Europe’s Top 100 Women in Technology and appointed by the Irish Government to the Board of Enterprise Ireland.