GCV Rising Star Elana Lian has left her investment director role at Intel Capital and joined Dell Technologies Capital as a partner.

Elana Lian

Elana Lian has joined Dell Technologies Capital, the corporate venture capital and business development arm of the US computer hardware and software provider, as a partner.

Formed in 2012, Dell Technologies Capital targets early-stage enterprise, AI and deeptech companies from its global offices in Palo Alto, Boston and Tel Aviv.

Led by president and GCV Powerlist member Scott Darling, Dell Technologies Capital has 66 active portfolio companies. It has invested more than $1.6bn combined in more than 150 startups.

Lian was an investment director at Intel Capital, the strategic investment subsidiary of US chipmaker Intel, for almost 14 years from 2010. She was named a GCV Rising Star in 2020.

Lian sat on the boards of Intel Capital’s portfolio companies such as ecommerce optimisation platform Teikametrics and machine identity management platform Venafi.

Edison Fu

Edison Fu is a reporter and Asia liaison at Global Corporate Venturing.