Intel Capital

Intel Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, Santa Clara


Intel Capital was established in 1991, and is a well known VC. The main office of this VC is situated in Santa Clara. The VC's location is in North America, United States. Intel Capital is a CVC is a part of a larger organization.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Along with Intel Capital, start-ups are often financed by WI Harper Group, Vertex Ventures Israel, Trident Capital as well as 622 other investors. The fund often co-invests with Verizon Ventures, Tenaya Capital, Microsoft, overall with 761 funds from our list. The investors in the following rounds are usually Sierra Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Intel, and 574 VCs in total.

We also identified another 41 core personnel in our database.

In real terms, this VC performs 13 percentage points more exits than other funds. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2016. Intel Capital is involved in 1 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. This fund was the most active in 2014. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund usually participates in more than 49 investment rounds per year. At the time of investment by Intel Capital, a typical start-up valuation would be 100-500 millions dollars.

We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Hardware, Semiconductor. In addition, there are 158 more industries where it has achieved success. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. When a start-up has 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 27 other locations. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are One97 Communications, Snapdeal, Mellanox Technologies. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first last, last, first, last first_initial

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

97.1% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

25.9% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

2.5 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at]

0.13 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.6 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Number of Decacorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $10B]


Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]


Funds Investing in Previous

WI Harper Group, Vertex Ventures Israel, Trident Capital

Funds Investing Together

Verizon Ventures, Tenaya Capital, Microsoft

Funds Investing in Following

Sierra Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Intel

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