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WS02

WSO2 is a middleware company based in Sri Lanka that provides a completely integrated enterprise application platform for businesses worldwide.

I was convinced that an open source business model could be successful and that it was possible to grow a global business out of Sri Lanka. Intel Capital had the vision to see to that, too.

Sanjiva Weerawarana, CEO, WS02
Intel Capital's Role
  • Investors hesitated to fund a high-tech company in Sri Lanka, a country that was in the midst of a civil war.
  • Intel Capital was the first to invest in WSO2, in 2006.
  • Intel Capital provided continuing investments in 2008, 2010, and 2012.
Business Benefits
  • Intel Capital's investments gave credibility to the start-up.
  • At networking events such as Intel Capital Technology Days, WSO2 built relationships with executives from businesses worldwide.
  • WSO2 now provides solutions to a growing list of Fortune 500 companies, including eBay, Walmart, Boeing, GM, and Cisco.
Investment Summary
Date Invested
2006
Location
Sri Lanka
Sector
Software & Services