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C5 Partners appoints Marcos Battisti to head cloud fund

First Published 24th August 2016

Former Intel Capital MD Marcos Battisti joins C5 Partners to head new $150 million fund for investment in cloud-focused start-ups.

London - Marcos Battisti joins C5 having previously held the position of Managing Director of Intel Capital in London since April 2010. He has been investing in technology venture and growth for 18 years. Most recently he managed Intel Capital's efforts in Western Europe and Israel and served as a member of Intel Capital's Investment Committee.

In 2015 C5 announced a cloud-focused accelerator partnership with Amazon Web Services, the provider of cloud computing services, to support AWS's ecosystem of cloud computing companies. Alongside this, C5 Cloud Partners will now invest venture capital and private equity in global cloud computing companies, with a particular focus on independent software vendors creating cloud-focused applications, professional services companies enabling enterprises and governments to transition workloads into the cloud, and "disruptors" leveraging the power of cloud-based infrastructure.