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The Economic Times
Fintech sector sees 23 deals worth $184 million till June this yeardeal in online personal finance segment (2015-16), was the investment of $59.9
Fintech sector sees 23 deals worth $184 million till June this year
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
deal in online personal finance segment (2015-16), was the investment of $59.9 million made by Walden International India, Sequoia Capital India Growth Fund II, Eight Roads Ventures, Amazon.com and Mousse Partners in Chennai-based A and A Dukaan... Read more
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Technode
Alibaba Pictures Launches $300M Investment Fund Amid Sluggish Box Office Figuresin a similar 1 billion yuan ($150 million USD) fund on behalf of Bona Film Grou
Alibaba Pictures Launches $300M Investment Fund Amid Sluggish Box Office Figures
Technode / Posted 2 days ago
in a similar 1 billion yuan ($150 million USD) fund on behalf of Bona Film Group, together with Alibaba stakeholder Sequoia Capital. Bona, which held a 30 percent stake in the aforementioned fund, has since delisted, with Alibaba taking on... Read more
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Newsmax
What Sank Yahoo? Blame Its Nice Guy FoundersIt was a handy map to what was then an unnavigable digital landscape, and web s
What Sank Yahoo? Blame Its Nice Guy Founders
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
It was a handy map to what was then an unnavigable digital landscape, and web surfers loved it. The following year, when Sequoia Capital invested in the newly renamed startup, it brought in a former Motorola executive named Tim Koogle to be... Read more
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The Economic Times
What sank Yahoo? Blame its 'nice guy' founders - Jerry Yang and David FiloIt was a handy map to what was then an unnavigable digital landscape, and web s
What sank Yahoo? Blame its 'nice guy' founders - Jerry Yang and David Filo
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
It was a handy map to what was then an unnavigable digital landscape, and web surfers loved it. The following year, when Sequoia Capital invested in the newly renamed startup, it brought in a former Motorola executive named Tim Koogle to be... Read more
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The Economic Times
San Francisco-based payments company Stripe hires first India employee, sources privy to the development told TOI. The six-year-old digital payments
San Francisco-based payments company Stripe hires first India employee
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
, sources privy to the development told TOI. The six-year-old digital payments firm counts Visa, American Express and Sequoia Capital, among others, as its investors. It has emerged as one of the buzziest financial-tech startups globally , by... Read more
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Business Standard India
Edutech firm Byju's to raise $50 millionwhere it plans to enter. The news of fresh fund-raising comes roughly four mont
Edutech firm Byju's to raise $50 million
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
where it plans to enter. The news of fresh fund-raising comes roughly four months after the company raised $75 million from Sequoia Capital and Sofina. “We are humbled by the rising popularity and high engagement for our product with 90 per cent... Read more
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Business Standard India
Edtech firm Byju's to raise $50 million to expand into US, UKmillion to expand into US, UKNews of fresh fundraising comes roughly four month
Edtech firm Byju's to raise $50 million to expand into US, UK
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
million to expand into US, UKNews of fresh fundraising comes roughly four months after the company raised $75 million from Sequoia Capital and Sofina Bengaluru-based education technology firm Byju’s says it is in advanced stages of talks to raise... Read more
4d
Business Standard India
Zoomcar to raise $25 mn from Ford, Reliancea capital influx of $25 million, sources close to the deal said. Ford Smart Mob
Zoomcar to raise $25 mn from Ford, Reliance
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
a capital influx of $25 million, sources close to the deal said. Ford Smart Mobility, Reliance Venture Asset Management and Sequoia Capital will participate in the Series C round. The company had raised $11 million last year. This is Ford’s first... Read more
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Business Standard India
IFC to pick up minority stake in BYJU learning appSequoia Capital, Times Internet and other VCs-backed Think & Learn Private Limi
IFC to pick up minority stake in BYJU learning app
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Sequoia Capital, Times Internet and other VCs-backed Think & Learn Private Limited (BYJU) will raise $15 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC). Bengaluru-based BYJU offers its educational products in over 100 cities across India and... Read more
4d
Business Standard India
Zoomcar to raise $25 million from Ford Mobility, Relianceinflux of $25 million, sources familiar with the deal said. Ford Smart Mobility
Zoomcar to raise $25 million from Ford Mobility, Reliance
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
influx of $25 million, sources familiar with the deal said. Ford Smart Mobility, Reliance Venture Asset Management and Sequoia Capital will participate in the Series C round. Zoomcar had raised $11 million last year. This is Ford’s first... Read more
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Business Standard India
IFC to pick up minority stake in Sequoia & Times Internet invested BYJU& Learn was founded in 2011 by Byju Raveendran, along with Riju Ravindran and D
IFC to pick up minority stake in Sequoia & Times Internet invested BYJU
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
& Learn was founded in 2011 by Byju Raveendran, along with Riju Ravindran and Divya Gokulnath. Investors include Sequoia Capital, Sofina, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Times Internet and Aarin Capital. IFC's investment, for a minority... Read more
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The Economic Times
How fast should P2P lending grow?the sector has grown leaps and bounds. The report states that the big boys of t
How fast should P2P lending grow?
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
the sector has grown leaps and bounds. The report states that the big boys of the investing world, including the likes of Sequoia Capital, Accion, Apsada Investments, SAIF Partners, and Walden International are the most active investors in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Treebo Hotels raises Rs 112 crore in new funding roundPartners India. Treebo, which competes with budget hotel room aggregator OYO Ro
Treebo Hotels raises Rs 112 crore in new funding round
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
Partners India. Treebo, which competes with budget hotel room aggregator OYO Rooms, which is backed by Softbank Corp and Sequoia Capital , will use the capital to quadruple its network to 12,000 rooms across 450 properties in the next 12... Read more
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The Economic Times
PE biggies eye Vasan buyout in distress dealof small city entrepreneurship, imploded with a cash-flow crisis. This, despite
PE biggies eye Vasan buyout in distress deal
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
of small city entrepreneurship, imploded with a cash-flow crisis. This, despite the company counting GIC of Singapore, Sequoia Capital, and WestBridge Capital Partners as investors who together own just under 50% stake. Vasan's problems... Read more
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The Economic Times
Navin Chandani joins BankBazaar as chief business development officerin India. It gets an average of 9,000,000 visitors per month. The company raise
Navin Chandani joins BankBazaar as chief business development officer
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
in India. It gets an average of 9,000,000 visitors per month. The company raised $60 million in its C-Series funding led by Amazon along with Fidelity Growth Partners, Mousse Partners, Sequoia Capital and Walden International in July... Read more
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Computer Business Review
VC funding bounces back in Q2 as Uber and Snapchat net $5.3 billionCitigroup and Goldman Sachs Group. Snapchat raised 1.8bn in a new round of fun
VC funding bounces back in Q2 as Uber and Snapchat net $5.3 billion
Computer Business Review / Posted 12 days ago
Citigroup and Goldman Sachs Group. Snapchat raised 1.8bn in a new round of funding in May, with new investors including Sequoia Capital, General Atlantic and T Rowe Price, as well as participation from existing investors in the round. Existing... Read more
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Investopedia
Unity Technologies Racks Up $181 Million Series Cwith participation from China Investment Corp., FreeS Fund, Thrive Capital, Pay
Unity Technologies Racks Up $181 Million Series C
Investopedia / Posted 13 days ago
with participation from China Investment Corp., FreeS Fund, Thrive Capital, PayPal co-founder and entrepreneur Max Levchin, Sequoia Capital and WestSummit Capital. In conjunction with the funding, DFJ’s Barry Schuler has been appointed to Unity’s... Read more
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Animation World Network
Unity Technologies Secures New $181 Million Investmentincluding China Investment Corporation, FreeS Fund, Thrive Capital and Max Levc
Unity Technologies Secures New $181 Million Investment
Animation World Network / Posted 14 days ago
including China Investment Corporation, FreeS Fund, Thrive Capital and Max Levchin, joining existing investors that include Sequoia Capital and WestSummit Capital. In addition, DFJ’s Barry Schuler will take a seat on Unity’s board of... Read more
14d
Technode
Tencent-Backed Electric Car Startup Sets 2020 Production DeadlineMobility Co. isn’t Tencent’s only bet in the autos industry. The social and gam
Tencent-Backed Electric Car Startup Sets 2020 Production Deadline
Technode / Posted 14 days ago
Mobility Co. isn’t Tencent’s only bet in the autos industry. The social and gaming giant also invested in NextEV Inc., which has also attracted funding from Sequoia Capital and Joy Capital. Subscribe to TechNode by Email Enter your email ad... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Coworking Community Makes Key Appointments to Fuel GrowthBizDojo resident 90 Seconds recently secured an $11 million investment led by o
Coworking Community Makes Key Appointments to Fuel Growth
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
BizDojo resident 90 Seconds recently secured an $11 million investment led by one of the world’s top venture capital firms, Sequoia Capital. “I’ve built 90 Seconds from barely breaking even a year ago to posting annual sales of about $20 million,... Read more
15d
Business Standard India
SirionLabs raises $12 mn in Series B roundbeen positively surprised by the scale of Sirion’s impact in their enterprise c
SirionLabs raises $12 mn in Series B round
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
been positively surprised by the scale of Sirion’s impact in their enterprise customers and are excited to continue to back Ajay and team to take SirionLabs to the next level”, said Shailendra Singh, Managing Director, Sequoia Capital India Advis... Read more
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15d
Market Watch
Tencent-backed startup aims to launch smart-electric cars before 2020which Beijing has subsidized to the tune of tens of billions of dollars. Tence
Tencent-backed startup aims to launch smart-electric cars before 2020
Market Watch / Posted 15 days ago
which Beijing has subsidized to the tune of tens of billions of dollars. Tencent is an investor in another electric-car maker, NextEV Inc., whose other backers include Sequoia Capital. --Juro Osawa contributed to this article. More from MarketWa... Read more
15d
Business Wire
SirionLabs Raises $12M Series B from Sequoia Indiaexcited to continue to back Ajay and team to take SirionLabs to the next level,
SirionLabs Raises $12M Series B from Sequoia India
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
excited to continue to back Ajay and team to take SirionLabs to the next level,” said Shailendra Singh, Managing Director, Sequoia Capital India Advisors. “The product market fit for Sirion has already been validated with several Fortune Global... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sequoia invests $12.2 million in SaaS start-up SirionLabsbased out of Gurgaon, announced today that it’s raised fresh money in the form
Sequoia invests $12.2 million in SaaS start-up SirionLabs
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
based out of Gurgaon, announced today that it’s raised fresh money in the form of a Series-B round of $12.25 million from Sequoia Capital. The money will be used to develop the product further, from improving the way it processes language to... Read more
16d
The Hollywood Reporter
WME-IMG Teams With Private Equity Firms for $4B UFC PurchaseIMG, has been growing its live events business, last year buying Professional B
WME-IMG Teams With Private Equity Firms for $4B UFC Purchase
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 16 days ago
IMG, has been growing its live events business, last year buying Professional Bull Riders for an estimated $100 million, and has expand its China presence. Last month, WME-IMG struck a partnership with China web giant Tencent and Sequoia... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sequoia could race ahead of Tiger Global, SoftBankinternational investors such as Tiger Global and SoftBank are going slow on the
Sequoia could race ahead of Tiger Global, SoftBank
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
international investors such as Tiger Global and SoftBank are going slow on the funds they pour into Indian start-ups, Sequoia Capital could race ahead. There has never been any formal announcement from Tiger Global, the largest investor in... Read more
18d
The Economic Times
Silicon Valley accelerator YC picks 3 Indian startups for first timewith Valley heavyweights like Peter Thiel's FF Angel, AngelList's Naval Ravikan
Silicon Valley accelerator YC picks 3 Indian startups for first time
The Economic Times / Posted 18 days ago
with Valley heavyweights like Peter Thiel's FF Angel, AngelList's Naval Ravikant, PayPal's co-founder Max Levchin and Sequoia Capital, among others, having participated in its seed round. Razorpay is backed by Tiger Global and Matrix... Read more
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Business Standard India
VC investments decline 34% to $324 million in April-June 2016this year were led by fashion e-tailer Voonik, which raised $20 million in seco
VC investments decline 34% to $324 million in April-June 2016
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
this year were led by fashion e-tailer Voonik, which raised $20 million in second round led by the existing investor Sequoia Capital India, followed by the $16 million third round investment in playschool company KLAY Schools. Other... Read more
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The Hindu
Venute capital investments decline 34 pc to $324 millionthis year were led by fashion e-tailer Voonik, which raised $20 million in seco
Venute capital investments decline 34 pc to $324 million
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
this year were led by fashion e-tailer Voonik, which raised $20 million in second round led by the existing investor Sequoia Capital India, followed by the USD 16 million third round investment in playschool company KLAY Schools. Other... Read more
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The Economic Times
OYO eyes Rs 413 crore through proposed rights issue in fresh funding roundis likely to be raised from existing backers. Besides SoftBank, OYO's other inv
OYO eyes Rs 413 crore through proposed rights issue in fresh funding round
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
is likely to be raised from existing backers. Besides SoftBank, OYO's other investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, Greenoaks Capital and DSG Consumer Partners. When contacted by ET over a call, Agarwal declined to comment.... Read more
20d
Market Watch
Avast Software to buy antivirus rival AVG Technologies for $1.3 billionand buy new technologies and get access to growth in new markets,” said Matt Mi
Avast Software to buy antivirus rival AVG Technologies for $1.3 billion
Market Watch / Posted 20 days ago
and buy new technologies and get access to growth in new markets,” said Matt Miller, a partner with venture-capital firm Sequoia Capital. Avast agreed to pay $25 a share for AVG, in cash. The price represented a 33% premium over AVG’s closing... Read more
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The Financial Express
How start-ups in India can script their successthe panel discussion on the topic “Invest in something people love” at Tech in
How start-ups in India can script their success
The Financial Express / Posted 20 days ago
the panel discussion on the topic “Invest in something people love” at Tech in Asia Bengaluru conference here on Wednesday, Sequoia Capital India managing director Mohit Bhatnagar said, “Culture is hard to define as it is less about words and more... Read more
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The Economic Times
InnoVen Capital clocks Rs 82 crore deals in first quarterall raised significant amount of funding from leading venture capital and strat
InnoVen Capital clocks Rs 82 crore deals in first quarter
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
all raised significant amount of funding from leading venture capital and strategic investors, including Amazon, Paytm, Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners. A significant number of the debt finance transactions cited above have been either... Read more
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New Kerala
Funding dips in Indian e-commerce sector - newkerala.com #86253fiscal years, Jefferies said. Oyo raised its equity fund from SoftBank, GreenO
Funding dips in Indian e-commerce sector - newkerala.com #86253
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
fiscal years, Jefferies said. Oyo raised its equity fund from SoftBank, GreenOaks Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. Observing that challenges were greater for larger firms looking for raising $100 million, Jefferies equity... Read more
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The Economic Times
ED summons P Chidambaram's son KartiKarti to understand his association and investments made with two venture capit
ED summons P Chidambaram's son Karti
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
Karti to understand his association and investments made with two venture capitalist Westbridge Capital India Advisors and Sequoia Capital India Advisors. ED has earlier examined the officials of Westbridge and Sequoia and recorded their... Read more
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The Financial Express
Sale season on start-ups in India: M&As surge to $61 mn in Mayconsidered a blue-eyed start-up child. Failing to raise further funding after l
Sale season on start-ups in India: M&As surge to $61 mn in May
The Financial Express / Posted 24 days ago
considered a blue-eyed start-up child. Failing to raise further funding after last raising $7.5 million from investors Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners in October 2015, the troubled start-up was acquired by hyperlocal on-demand logistics... Read more
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Business Standard India
PE investments drop 16% in June quarterTo $3.6 bn; sovereign wealth & buyout funds step up activity even, as mega deals dry up for internet & mobile firmsinvestments during Q2 were led by fashion e-tailer Voonik, which raised a $20-m
PE investments drop 16% in June quarterTo $3.6 bn; sovereign wealth & buyout funds step up activity even, as mega deals dry up for internet & mobile firms
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
investments during Q2 were led by fashion e-tailer Voonik, which raised a $20-million second round led by existing investor Sequoia Capital India, followed by a $16-million third round investment in playschool company KLAY Schools (led by Peepul... Read more
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The Economic Times
Avant Garde Innovations develops wind turbine to light up homes at a fraction of power billshave been approached by over a dozen corporate and private investors from India
Avant Garde Innovations develops wind turbine to light up homes at a fraction of power bills
The Economic Times / Posted 26 days ago
have been approached by over a dozen corporate and private investors from India and overseas. "Prominent among them are Sequoia Capital and Keiretsu Forum. We have also received interest from India-based investment groups exploring investment... Read more
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Mashable
Uber and Ola on a bumpy ride in India as clash shifts from roads to courtsinvestors?" Image: AP Photo/ Bikas Das In turn, Ola, whose investors include
Uber and Ola on a bumpy ride in India as clash shifts from roads to courts
Mashable / Posted 26 days ago
investors?" Image: AP Photo/ Bikas Das In turn, Ola, whose investors include SoftBank, Tiger Global Management and Sequoia Capital has cited a list of alleged legal violations by Uber in India and said that it was the onus of the business... Read more
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The Financial Express
Ola’s Pranay Jivrajka takes Uber spat over nationalism onlineOla, which is backed by global investors like Helion Ventures, Tiger Global, Se
Ola’s Pranay Jivrajka takes Uber spat over nationalism online
The Financial Express / Posted 26 days ago
Ola, which is backed by global investors like Helion Ventures, Tiger Global, Sequoia Capital, Accel and Matrix Partners among others, has raised close to .2 billion since its inception in 2011 predominantly through convertible preference shares. The... Read more
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The Economic Times
Venture capital investments in startups have shrunk both in value and volumein areas like financial technology, healthcare and software as a service (SaaS)
Venture capital investments in startups have shrunk both in value and volume
The Economic Times / Posted 26 days ago
in areas like financial technology, healthcare and software as a service (SaaS). A slew of venture capital firms like Sequoia Capital India, Kalaari Capital, Nexus Venture Partners and Matrix have announced a new corpus in the last one year... Read more
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The Financial Express
Pranay Jivrajka’s blog post turns Ola vs Uber spat uglier; here’s howoperational only in 26 cities in India. Ola, which is backed marquee global in
Pranay Jivrajka’s blog post turns Ola vs Uber spat uglier; here’s how
The Financial Express / Posted 27 days ago
operational only in 26 cities in India. Ola, which is backed marquee global investors like Helion Ventures, Tiger Global, Sequoia Capital, Accel and Matrix Partners among others, has raised close to $1.2 billion since its inception in 2011... Read more
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Business Standard India
PE investments drop 16% in June quarterTo $3.6 bn; sovereign wealth & buyout funds step up activity even, as mega deals dry up for internet & mobile firmsinvestments during Q2 were led by fashion e-tailer Voonik, which raised a $20-m
PE investments drop 16% in June quarterTo $3.6 bn; sovereign wealth & buyout funds step up activity even, as mega deals dry up for internet & mobile firms
Business Standard India / Posted 27 days ago
investments during Q2 were led by fashion e-tailer Voonik, which raised a $20-mn second round, led by existing investor Sequoia Capital India. Followed by a $16-mn third round investment in playschool company KLAY Schools (led by Peepul Capital... Read more
27d
Computer Business Review
HTC spins off Vive VR business, hopes to invest $10bn in VR venture capital alliancecompany has partnered with 28 venture capital firms including DCM, CRCM, Colopl
HTC spins off Vive VR business, hopes to invest $10bn in VR venture capital alliance
Computer Business Review / Posted 27 days ago
company has partnered with 28 venture capital firms including DCM, CRCM, Colopl VR Fund, Immersion Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners WestSummit Capital and 500 Startups. According to the alliance's website, startups will... Read more
27d
The Economic Times
Grofers lays off 10% of employees, withdraws 67 campus job offersand reduce cash burn rate in a bid to conserve cash. Among the worst hit were
Grofers lays off 10% of employees, withdraws 67 campus job offers
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
and reduce cash burn rate in a bid to conserve cash. Among the worst hit were the food and grocery delivery startups. Sequoia Capital-backed rival PepperTap shut down its grocery delivery service to pivot to logistics business in April this... Read more
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Digi Times
HTC, investment firms to form VR venture capital alliance[Thursday 30 June 2016] HTC has announced that it has teamed up with a total o
HTC, investment firms to form VR venture capital alliance
Digi Times / Posted 27 days ago
[Thursday 30 June 2016] HTC has announced that it has teamed up with a total of 28 venture investment companies, including Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners, to form the Virtual Reality Venture Capital Alliance (VRVCA) to promote the development... Read more
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CNET
HTC leads $10 billion consortium to invest in virtual realityfirms to invest in VR technology. The fund is made up of many well-known VC's,
HTC leads $10 billion consortium to invest in virtual reality
CNET / Posted 28 days ago
firms to invest in VR technology. The fund is made up of many well-known VC's, including early Apple and Google backer Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners and 500 Startups. "This is the first time such renowned VCs are joining hands at this scale... Read more
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Business Wire
Keen IO Secures $14.7M in Series B Financing to Accelerate the Adoption of its Leading Cloud Analytics Platform and Intelligence APIB attracted a prolific group of investors. The round was led by Pelion Venture
Keen IO Secures $14.7M in Series B Financing to Accelerate the Adoption of its Leading Cloud Analytics Platform and Intelligence API
Business Wire / Posted 28 days ago
B attracted a prolific group of investors. The round was led by Pelion Venture Partners, with continued participation by Sequoia Capital, who led the Series A financing. Several other institutional investors, including Rincon Venture Partners,... Read more
29d
Quartz
India’s most popular beer startup almost ran out of beerresolved most supply-side issues and is close to securing another $10 million f
India’s most popular beer startup almost ran out of beer
Quartz / Posted 29 days ago
resolved most supply-side issues and is close to securing another $10 million from existing investor, venture capital firm, Sequoia Capital, among others, Jain added. By August, a local brewery in Indore in Madhya Pradesh will make Bira available... Read more
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The Economic Times
Silicon Valley’s latest startup offering is to build a whole cityinstant ramen. YC has since seeded more than 1,000 startups and today competes
Silicon Valley’s latest startup offering is to build a whole city
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
instant ramen. YC has since seeded more than 1,000 startups and today competes in later-stage deals with the likes of Sequoia Capital and Andreessen Horowitz through a $700 million venture fund managed by former Twitter Chief Operating Officer... Read more
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