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[san-tech][03587] Dell Ventures Announces $60 Million Early Stage Storage Investment Fund

Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2012 20:40:14 +0900
Dellの投資部門会社の Dell Venturesが、ストレージスタートアップ企業に
総額 $60 Millionの投資計画をアナウンスしました。
※ 5~10社に ラウンドあたり $3-5M。

Dell Venturesからのプレスリリースはありませんが、

"Dell Is Fueling the Next Big Thing in Innovation -
 Dell Ventures Announces Early Stage Storage Investment Fund"
 17 Jul 2012, Jim Lussier, The Official Dell Corporate Blog
  "While on stage at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference today,
   Michael Dell announced a $60M early stage investment fund,
   the Dell Fluid Data Storage Fund. We have set our sights on investing
   in five to ten promising storage startups. We plan to obtain equity
   positions in these innovative companies, with average investments of
   $3-5 million per round."
  "Our storage investments will align to the Dell Fluid Data architecture
   strategy with the end game of bringing more affordable and easier
   to manage storage solutions to more of the market."