Intel Capital

  • Intel Capital Launches $100M Connected Car Fund To Invest In Automotive Technologies

    Intel Capital Launches $100M Connected Car Fund To Invest In Automotive Technologies

    After launching the Ultrabook Fund to invest in tablet technologies, Intel Capital, the investment arm of chip giant Intel Corporation, has created a $100 million fund to invest in technology innovation in the automotive industry. Called the Intel Capital Connected Car Fund, the new venture vehicle will be targeted primarily at investing in technologies that will deliver in-vehicle… Read More

  • Intel Capital Launches $300M Ultrabook Fund To Invest In Tablet Technologies

    Intel Capital Launches $300M Ultrabook Fund To Invest In Tablet Technologies

    Intel Capital, the investment arm of chip giant Intel Corporation, has announced a $300 Million Ultrabook Fund to fund technologies that will help deliver new and enhanced user experiences, longer battery life and slim component and platform technologies in personal computing. Earlier this year, Intel pitched a new category of laptops, Ultrabooks, which are supposed have three distinct… Read More

  • Omek Raises $7 Million From Intel, Aims To Challenge Microsoft's Kinect

    Exclusive - Omek Interactive, a provider of tools that enables companies to incorporate gesture recognition and full body tracking into their applications and devices, has secured $7 million in financing in a round led by Intel Capital, TechCrunch has learned. The Series C round brings the company’s total funding raised to nearly $14 million. Omek’s Beckon technology converts the… Read More

  • iControl Lands Over $50 Million For Broadband Home Management Software

    iControl Networks, a provider of broadband home management software solutions, this morning announced that it has raised over $50 million in Series D funding, bringing total investment in the company to more than $100 million. The round was led by energy and clean tech investors, with notable backers like Cisco, Comcast Ventures, Intel Capital, Charles River Ventures, the Kleiner Perkins… Read More

  • Joulex Raises $17 Million To Cut Energy Costs, Consumption At Large Data Centers

    JouleX– an Atlanta tech startup promising a way to cut energy consumption and reduce costs at large data centers by about half– closed a $17 million round of financing, the company announced today. Investors included: Sigma Partners, Flybridge Capital Partners and Intel Capital, along with earlier investors Target Partners and TechOperators. The U.S. EPA has not updated… Read More

  • Sapato.ru, the "Zappos of Russia", raises $12 million from Intel, others

    Sapato.ru, a Russian online shoe retailer, this morning announced that it has secured $12 million in additional capital from Intel Capital, with existing investors Direct Group, eVenture Capital Partners and Kinnevik participating. The round brings Sapato.ru’s total of funding to approximately $20 million. The investments will be used for expanding the assortment range, marketing and… Read More

  • Total Immersion Raises $5.5M From Intel, Others For Augmented Reality Platform

    Augmented reality software company Total Immersion this morning announced that it has secured $5.5 million in a funding round led by Intel Capital, with existing backers Partech, iSource and Elaia Partners participating. The company has now raised more than $11 million in funding. The additional capital will be used to step up development of its D’Fusion software platform and to… Read More

  • Intel Buys Egypt-Based SySDSoft To Boost Its 4G LTE Efforts

    Intel, through stand-alone subsidiary Intel Mobile Communications, today announced that it has acquired most of the assets of SySDSoft, a Cairo, Egypt-based software company to accelerate its 4G LTE efforts. The privately-held company develops embedded wireless systems. Intel says it will hire roughly 100 of SySDSoft’s electrical engineers and computer scientists. Read More

  • Intel Invests $26 Million In CloudMade, Kaltura and Others

    Intel Capital, Intel’s investment arm, has announced six new investments totaling $26 million in a number of startups developing technology for mobile platforms. The startups intel invested in include open source mobile software company Borqs; location-based mapping platform provider CloudMade; QuantumFilm-based image sensor vendor InVisage; open source online video platform Kaltura… Read More

  • Viridity Energy Raises $14 Million To Turn Power Consumers Into Producers

    A Pennsylvania startup Viridity Energy drew a series B investment of $14 million from Braemar Energy Ventures and Intel Capital, the company reported today. Founded in 2008, Viridity Energy offers “distributed demand management software, systems and services,” that can turn very energy-consuming businesses into producers and sellers of power back to the grid. Viridity’s… Read More

  • Clickfree Brings Total Funding To $33 Million With Intel Capital Investment

    Clickfree this morning said it has received an investment from Intel Capital that brings its total funding raised to more than $33 million, following an earlier $15 million financing round (PDF) secured back in August 2010. Clickfree, which is actually a brand name (the company’s called Storage Appliance Corporation), provides a range of computer backup products. Read More