In a post on Intel’s new global investment strategy, EETimes Chief Editor, Richard Wallace remarks that, “Venture capitalists, however, tend not to be very global in their outlook, or their capital placements”.
I will comment on that another time (the former is probably not true anymore while the latter may still be the norm – for very good reasons)…nevertheless, this excerpt from Richard’s post is thought provoking:
“My read is this: when it comes to venture capital investing in the high technology sector, Intel is going global, and as goes Intel, so goes the globe.
So a good contrarian investment strategy to the 20-minute rule would be to keep a close eye on the emerging technologies and the emerging markets that Intel invests in.“
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* This is Richard’s label – neat!