Intel Capital, Intel's global investment organization, makes equity investments in innovative technology start-ups and companies worldwide. Intel Capital invests in a broad range of companies offering hardware, software, and services targeting enterprise, home, mobility, health, consumer Internet, semiconductor manufacturing and cleantech. Since 1991, Intel Capital has invested more than US $9 billion in over 1,000 companies in 46 countries. In that timeframe, 174 portfolio companies have gone public on various exchanges around the world and 231 were acquired or participated in a merger. In 2008, Intel Capital invested about US$1.59 billion in 169 investments with approximately 62 percent of funds (excluding Clearwire) invested outside North America. For more information, visit www.intelcapital.com.
SAP Ventures partners with outstanding entrepreneurs worldwide to build industry-leading businesses. We seek innovative, disruptive and proven companies and help fuel their growth by adding our expertise, relationships, geographic reach and capital. Over the last 15 years, we have supported more than a hundred companies on 5 continents. We are currently investing out of a 2011 vintage $353M Fund. We are affiliated with SAP AG, the leading global enterprise software company, and leverage our relationship with SAP AG and its ecosystem for the benefit of our portfolio companies. Our goal is to generate superior financial returns, and our corporate partner also benefits from the exposure to innovative and disruptive companies and trends. For more information, visit www.sapventures.com.
The brothers Marc, Oliver and Alexander Samwer invest in selected technology companies via their company European Founders Fund GmbH. The Samwer brothers are the founders of eBay Germany (alando) and Jamba! (now part of News Corp.). The companies founded by the Samwer brothers today generate sales over 1 billion euros. The brothers focus their investments on young and later stage technology companies from the field of internet and wireless technologies. The Samwer brothers have extensive experience in these sectors and a tight-knit network of partners with which they can support the companies they invest in. The Samwers aim to support exceptional business founders and promising business models. For more information, visit www.europeanfounders.com.
Epic Ventures was formed in 1994 in partnership with Zions Bank. As a premier early-stage software and Internet infrastructure venture firm, Epic has invested in over 80 early-stage companies and delivered significant returns to investors. The firm is invested in four funds, including Novell Ventures and a strategic Zions Bank Fund, equaling $170 million of capital under management. Epic works exclusively with driven entrepreneurs to build successful and lasting companies and focuses primarily on companies in the western United States. For more information, visit www.epicventures.com.