On the surface, there's little that connects Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) to Intel (NASDAQ:INTC). But dig deeper and you'll find that Google Ventures is quickly becoming Silicon Valley's second-biggest brand name in corporate venturing, right behind none other than Intel Capital. This week, the search king authorized another $100 million annually for its venture group to invest in up-and-comers, a bet that could pay off handsomely as Google tries to turn the Web into the world's largest breeding ground for new software. Find out more in the video below.
Nov 9, 2012 at 6:32PM
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