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Besides making chips Intel he's a venture capitalist

via:快科技     time:2020/3/9 22:47:48     readed:664

Speaking of Intel, the first thought must be its CPU processor, and a variety of chips, technology, but you know? Intel's actually a hidden venture capitalist. In fact, Intel are the three most active venture capitalists in the world, and the other two are Alphabet (Google), Sale Force.

Intel is also one of the first pioneers in Venture Capital:

This long list is full of names, such asBroadcom Corporation(Broadcom/AVGO),Wei Shui(VMware/VMW)、citrix(Citrix Systems/CTXS)、Cloudera (CLDR)、DocuSign (DOCU)、Perfect electron(Marvell Technology/RVL)、MongoDB(MDB)、Red hat(RedHat) etc.

Intel Capital focus investment areas include artificial intelligence, autopilot, enterprise software and network security, semiconductor and storage, internet of things and robotics ,5 G、 cloud computing, etc. with the goal of ——" double revenue earn and learn"(wealth intelligence).

Intel has never disclosed ROI, but"It has created billions of dollars in cash for Intel.".

Compared with the traditional financial venture capital fund, corporate venture capital is usually conservative and tends to play a supporting role, which is led by the venture capital fund and invested by itselfIntel Capital is quite aggressive and proactive. Last year, three-quarters of its investments were in leading investment, and it usually asked for board seats.

In addition, unlike traditional venture capital funds, Intel has no external investors, and its investment funds are all from the profits of the parent company.

Intel Capital's annual outward investment is usually between 300-500 million US dollars, but there is no upper limit. In some years, it has exceeded 1 billion US dollars.

In the latest data available 2018, Intel capital invested a total of 391 million US dollars, including 38 new investments and 51 additional investments, including 4 invested companies successfully listed and 14 acquired.

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