Investing for BIG Impact & Spread of Web 2.0

Nearly 62% of the $236.1M of Intel Capital’s investment dollars go outside the U.S., with China, Taiwan, Israel, Japan, Germany ranking in order as the top five of Intel’s hottest investment spots.

At an international press gathering in San Francisco Monday to kick off the Intel Developer Forum, Intel Capital president Arvind Sodhani shared details about his strategic investment team, which is among the largest investment organizations in the world. He mentioned companies like the Bulgarian WiMAX operator Nexcom, U.S.-based VMWare, Legend Silicon of China and other companies that are currently getting financial and strategic investments from Intel.

Intel Capital’s Software and Solutions investment guru Lisa Lambert took a turn toward the trendy as she talked about some very hot Web 2.o companies working with Intel. Top execs from Six Apart, Edgeio and SpikeSource were in the audience.

Arvind, Lisa and SpikeSource CEO Kim Polese shared their insights here: