Bain Capital is one of the world’s leading private, alternative asset management firms, with approximately $66 billion in assets under management. The firm’s history of investing in venture-stage companies dates back to 1984 with over 125 venture investments since inception including DoubleClick, Gartner Group, LinkedIn, m-Qube, ProfitLogic, Shopping.com, Staples, Taleo and vAuto. Bain Capital Ventures manages $1.5 Billion of assets, has over 70 active portfolio companies, and has offices in Boston, New York, and Palo Alto. The firm has helped steer many ideas to success by working in partnership with management teams, pairing talented and passionate entrepreneurs with industry experts, opening doors to customers, and collaborating on sound long-term strategies.
Intel Capital, Intel’s global investment and M&A 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, mobility, health, consumer Internet, digital media and semiconductor manufacturing. Since 1991, Intel Capital has invested more than US$10.9 billion in over 1,294 companies in 54 countries. In that timeframe, 202 portfolio companies have gone public on various exchanges around the world and 324 were acquired or participated in a merger. In 2012, Intel Capital invested US$352 million in 150 investments with approximately 57 percent of funds invested outside North America.