Most active Venture Capital in Cloud Computing| Top 3

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BY : José Luco04/06/2021

As the investment report carried out by Baker Tilly's experts has shown, the Cloud Computing sector has a positive projection for the coming years, showing continuous growth and providing data on the most active Venture Capital to date. Looking at the data as a whole, we can see that a large number of deals have been done, as well as being a sector with stable funding. Therefore, a ranking focused on the most active Venture Capital may be of great interest today.

Most active Venture Capital in Cloud Computing| Top 3

In this post, we will present the main investors in the Cloud Computing sector, analysing the top 3 Venture Capital firms by number of investments in the sector. The resulting ones have been Intel Capital, 500 startups and New Enterprise Associates. And finally we will show the main investor in the Spanish sector.

Ranking of the most active Venture Capital: first place Intel Capital with 49 investments and second place 500 Startup and NEA with 39 each.


1st - Intel Capital: the first of the most active Venture Capitals

Logo of Intel Capital, the first of the most active Venture Capital firms in the Top 1

Intel Capital is the sub-organisation of the well-known US company Intel. It is mainly dedicated to transforming its clients' businesses by offering specific technological solutions for each company, in order to achieve a competitive advantage in its sector. On the other hand, Intel Capital is dedicated to investing in companies dedicated to the cloud, artificial intelligence or cybersecurity, i.e. it is focused on technology companies.

This venture capital has made 49 investments in the cloud computing sector, investing a total amount of $2.6 billion, in this case matching the number of investments with the number of companies invested. The most recognised company in which it has invested is Cloudera, a US enterprise data platform. Intel Capital invested $740 million in that deal, making it Intel Capital's largest investment in the data centre sector. The deal was aimed at securing an 18% stake, valued at approximately $4.1 billion.




2nd - 500 startups: more than $2.5 billion in investments

500 Startups

This US Venture Capital firm, based in California, ranks as the second most active Venture Capital. It focuses on financing early-stage companies. For this reason, it is normal that it has made a high number of investments, a total of 2,543 investments in different sectors, all of them technological.

On the other hand, it has made 10 fewer investments than Intel Capital, a total of 39 in the Cloud sector, and has invested a smaller, but quite significant amount: $68 million. Koding is the Cloud company in which it invested the most money. In 2015, with four other investors, it carried out a 10 million dollar operation.


2nd- New Enterprise Associates (NEA)

New Enterprise Associates

This US firm operates in technology sectors such as Software and also in the healthcare sectors such as Biopharma. They aim to help their clients grow by focusing on start-up companies.

New Enterprise Associates has made the same investments as 500 Startups, 39, but unlike the previous firm, it has invested more than 3.5 billion dollars in the sector. We highlight the investment made in Collective Health, a company that presents innovation in the health care sector through cloud platforms. This company has received a total of $749 million through 10 rounds of financing, rounds in which NEA has participated, along with other investors.




Investors in Spain: Cabiedes as the most active Venture Capital in Cloud Computing

To conclude this ranking, Baker Tilly has identified Cabiedes & Partners as the most active Venture Capital in the Spanish Cloud Computing market. It has made the most investments. This Spanish Venture Capital firm offers financing, above all, to early-stage companies. It has made 6 investments in two Spanish companies in the Cloud sector: GIGAS and Zyncro. The first of these, already mentioned in our article "Global financing of the Cloud Computing sector", is the only Spanish Cloud company listed on the stock exchange.

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