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The Economic Times
Zoomcar receives funding of Rs 160 crore($24 million) in a deal led by Ford Smart Mobility, a subsidiary of Ford Motor
Zoomcar receives funding of Rs 160 crore
The Economic Times / Posted 6 hours ago
($24 million) in a deal led by Ford Smart Mobility, a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company. The company's existing investors Sequoia Capital, Nokia Growth partners and Empire Angels also participated in this deal round. With this capital infusion,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ford Smart leads $24-mn in Zoomcar fundingin Zoomcar, which was announced on Wednesday along with the start-up firm’s exi
Ford Smart leads $24-mn in Zoomcar funding
Business Standard India / Posted 10 hours ago
in Zoomcar, which was announced on Wednesday along with the start-up firm’s existing investors Nokia Growth Partners, Sequoia Capital and Empire Angels. The investment is in line with Ford’s plan to turn itself into a mobility company rather... Read more
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The Economic Times
The dot-com deadpool is back as India's tech boom turns to busthave aspirational role models. "In Silicon Valley, failure is a celebrated thi
The dot-com deadpool is back as India's tech boom turns to bust
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
have aspirational role models. "In Silicon Valley, failure is a celebrated thing," said Singh, an alumnus of Stanford University who worked with Sequoia Capital before setting up Tracxn. "Risk-taking is newly becoming an acceptable choice in Ind... Read more
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Business Wire
Amazfit Blends Elegant Design and High-End Technology in First Ceramic-Based Wearableits partnership with Xiaomi in 2014, the company has sold over 24 million Mi Ba
Amazfit Blends Elegant Design and High-End Technology in First Ceramic-Based Wearable
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
its partnership with Xiaomi in 2014, the company has sold over 24 million Mi Bands. Huami has raised $35 million from Sequoia Capital, Shunwei Capital Partners, Banyan Capital, Morningside Ventures and Xiaomi. Huami is currently one of the top... Read more
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The Economic Times
NCR startups face funding crunch; attract just $170 million in 2016deals and 23 per cent of the total deal value". The top venture capital deal w
NCR startups face funding crunch; attract just $170 million in 2016
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
deals and 23 per cent of the total deal value". The top venture capital deal was the investment of $17.19 million made by Sequoia Capital India, Omidyar Network India, Maverick Capital, and HBM Partners in the Gurgaon-based Healthcare startup, 1MG... Read more
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Gawker
How Things Workspectacularly. Even before that, when I was writing on Valleywag in 2006, I hea
How Things Work
Gawker / Posted 2 days ago
spectacularly. Even before that, when I was writing on Valleywag in 2006, I heard wind of a rift between Mike Moritz of Sequoia Capital and Thiel, who represented a new generation of investor. The story was self-fulfilling: Moritz disrespected... Read more
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Fortune
Kobe Bryant Adds To Venture Capital’s Women Woesdiscrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins (Pao lost), as well as allegations
Kobe Bryant Adds To Venture Capital’s Women Woes
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
discrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins (Pao lost), as well as allegations of sexual abuse leveled against now-former Sequoia Capital managing partner Michael Goguen earlier this year. Meanwhile, a Fortune analysis conducted in April found... Read more
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Investopedia
Series A, B, C Funding: What It All Means and How It WorksA in terms of processes and key players. Series B is often led by many of the s
Series A, B, C Funding: What It All Means and How It Works
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
A in terms of processes and key players. Series B is often led by many of the same characters as the earlier round, such as Sequoia Capital. The difference with Series B is the addition of a new wave of other VC firms that specialize in later stage... Read more
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Business Wire
Top 9 Vendors in the After-School Tutoring Market in China from 2016 to 2020, According to Technavioexams for English language tests and overseas universities. Some of the investo
Top 9 Vendors in the After-School Tutoring Market in China from 2016 to 2020, According to Technavio
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
exams for English language tests and overseas universities. Some of the investors of the company include GGV Capital, Sequoia Capital, and Shunwei Capital. It offers test preparation and educational programs, services, and products for various... Read more
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The Economic Times
Global investors line up to buy stake in Mu Sigmamillion through three rounds of private equity investments since 2011. It curre
Global investors line up to buy stake in Mu Sigma
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
million through three rounds of private equity investments since 2011. It currently employs 4,000 people. In April 2011, Sequoia Capital invested $25 million in Mu Sigma, while in December 2011, it raised $108 million from General Atlantic. In... Read more
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The Economic Times
Accel Partners eyes $500 million for fifth India fund$1billion. This would make it one of top three venture funds in terms of assets
Accel Partners eyes $500 million for fifth India fund
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
$1billion. This would make it one of top three venture funds in terms of assets under management for India, coming after Sequoia Capital India (close to $3 billion) and Nexus Venture Partners ($1billion). "For the latest fund, Accel will look to... Read more
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Fortune
Fixing Smartphones 'On Demand' May Be Better Business Than Delivering Burritosgoals. “A year from now, we want to make sure we’re available anywhere in the S
Fixing Smartphones 'On Demand' May Be Better Business Than Delivering Burritos
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
goals. “A year from now, we want to make sure we’re available anywhere in the States,” says Ronen. Along with Carmel Ventures, Sequoia Capital also participated in CellSavers’ latest round. To date, the company has raised $18 million in... Read more
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The Economic Times
SoftBank pays Rs 413cr for extra room at OYOto provide a more premium experience to customers. The other investors in this
SoftBank pays Rs 413cr for extra room at OYO
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
to provide a more premium experience to customers. The other investors in this round included Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, Greenoaks Capital and DSG Consumer Partners. SoftBank declined to comment on the development while OYO... Read more
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Business Standard India
Oyo may close Zo deal after SoftBank fundingRegistrar of Companies by Oravel Stays Pvt Ltd, the company that owns Oyo Rooms
Oyo may close Zo deal after SoftBank funding
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Registrar of Companies by Oravel Stays Pvt Ltd, the company that owns Oyo Rooms, its existing investors Greenoaks Capital, Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners did not participate in this round of funding. According to industry experts,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Softbank pumps in $61 mn into Oyo Roomsfiled by Oravel Stays Pvt. Ltd the company that owns Oyo in Registrar of Compan
Softbank pumps in $61 mn into Oyo Rooms
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
filed by Oravel Stays Pvt. Ltd the company that owns Oyo in Registrar of Companies, existing investor Greenoaks Capital, Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners did not participate in this round of funding. According to industry experts,... Read more
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dna
Oyo Rooms raises Rs 400 crore led by Softbankmix will reach the company soon. According to a report by Mint, "none of the e
Oyo Rooms raises Rs 400 crore led by Softbank
dna / Posted 9 days ago
mix will reach the company soon. According to a report by Mint, "none of the existing investors -- Greenoaks Capital, Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners -- participated in the funding." Oyo's funding has been left unchanged at... Read more
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The Economic Times
SoftBank leads $90 million funding in Oyobudget hotel aggregator's valuation has remained flat at around $400 million, p
SoftBank leads $90 million funding in Oyo
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
budget hotel aggregator's valuation has remained flat at around $400 million, pre-money . Its other investors include Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture Capital, among others. The Gurgaon-based firm had picked up a $100-million cheque... Read more
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Business Insider
The tech IPO window could be opening — here's what to expect in Septemberknown as Bit9, is based in Waltham, Massachusetts, and develops endpoint securi
The tech IPO window could be opening — here's what to expect in September
Business Insider / Posted 12 days ago
known as Bit9, is based in Waltham, Massachusetts, and develops endpoint security software. The startup, which is backed by Sequoia Capital and Blackstone, hired Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan to lead an IPO, Bloomberg reported in June. Coupa is a... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
STX Entertainment secures funding from China's Tencent and PCCWa new TV production joint venture with IM Global in June. It also created a joi
STX Entertainment secures funding from China's Tencent and PCCW
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
a new TV production joint venture with IM Global in June. It also created a joint venture with talent agency WME-IMG and Sequoia Capital China. Tencent also is backing Culver City-based animation studio Original Force Animation, which is operated... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
STX Entertainment to Get Financing From China's Tencentof a new TV production joint venture with IM Global. Days later, it partnered w
STX Entertainment to Get Financing From China's Tencent
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
of a new TV production joint venture with IM Global. Days later, it partnered with Hollywood power agency WME-IMG and Sequoia Capital China to create a new China joint venture, WME-IMG China. Near the end of the month, it bought Finnish mobile... Read more
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Variety
‘Mean Girls’ Heads to College in Episode’s Interactive Story Appcreators on the platform. San Francisco-based Pocket Gems has raised $65 millio
‘Mean Girls’ Heads to College in Episode’s Interactive Story App
Variety / Posted 13 days ago
creators on the platform. San Francisco-based Pocket Gems has raised $65 million in funding from China’s Tencent and Sequoia Capital. The “Mean Girls” movie, which starred Lindsay Lohan, grossed $86 million at the U.S. box office, according... Read more
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Business Standard India
UrbanClap acquires hyperlocal app GoodServicethe GoodService app agents, much like contacting a friend for a favour. The com
UrbanClap acquires hyperlocal app GoodService
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
the GoodService app agents, much like contacting a friend for a favour. The company had raised $1.6 million in funding from Sequoia Capital in June 2015. The GoodService platform can prove beneficial for UrbanClap, which has been working on an... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
STX Entertainment to Get Financing From China's Tencentof a new TV production joint venture with IM Global. Days later, it partnered w
STX Entertainment to Get Financing From China's Tencent
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
of a new TV production joint venture with IM Global. Days later, it partnered with Hollywood power agency WME-IMG and Sequoia Capital China to create a new China joint venture, WME-IMG China. Near the end of the month it bought Finnish mobile... Read more
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Business Wire
Cumulus Networks Expands Leadership Team With Key Executive Hiresin the world, run Cumulus Linux. Cumulus Networks has received venture funding
Cumulus Networks Expands Leadership Team With Key Executive Hires
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
in the world, run Cumulus Linux. Cumulus Networks has received venture funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Peter Wagner and four of the original VMware founders. ©2016 Cumulus Networks. All rights reserved.... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Airbnb raises new round of $850m on $30b valuationbillion to date from investors including SherpaCapital, TPG Growth, T. Rowe Pri
Airbnb raises new round of $850m on $30b valuation
SiliconANGLE / Posted 16 days ago
billion to date from investors including SherpaCapital, TPG Growth, T. Rowe Price, Dragoneer Investment Group, Founders Fund, CrunchFund, Sequoia Capital, Ashton Kutcher, Andreessen Horowitz and others.Image credit: opengridscheduler/Flickr/CC by... Read more
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Fortune
Karma (Formerly Fisker) Planning Electric Car Factory in Chinahas raised hundreds of millions of dollars from Chinese investors Tencent, Hill
Karma (Formerly Fisker) Planning Electric Car Factory in China
Fortune / Posted 16 days ago
has raised hundreds of millions of dollars from Chinese investors Tencent, Hillhouse Capital and the Chinese arm of VC firm Sequoia Capital. Cisco vet Padmasree Warrior joined NextEV as their U.S. CEO last year. Looking ahead, Karma Automotive’s... Read more
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The Economic Times
Paytm looking to register over 50% increase in worth of goods, services sold per monthfor utilities including electricity bills contribute 10% of sales. In the digit
Paytm looking to register over 50% increase in worth of goods, services sold per month
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
for utilities including electricity bills contribute 10% of sales. In the digital wallet business, Paytm competes with Sequoia Capital-backed Mobikwik, Snapdeal's FreeCharge and Naspers funded PayU Money. The company is also preparing to spin... Read more
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The Economic Times
Arun Sarin and Vicky Bindra join Pine Labs’ boardinternationally and unleash another vector of multiple-year growth", said Bindr
Arun Sarin and Vicky Bindra join Pine Labs’ board
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
internationally and unleash another vector of multiple-year growth", said Bindra. Shailendra Singh, managing director, Sequoia Capital India Advisors, said "In the seven years since Sequoia first invested, Pine Labs has become a leading... Read more
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The Economic Times
Naspers set to acquire Citrus Pay; deal expected between Rs 1,000 crore-1,200 crorean Indian startup by a foreign entity. The deal will see the exit of Citrus Pa
Naspers set to acquire Citrus Pay; deal expected between Rs 1,000 crore-1,200 crore
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
an Indian startup by a foreign entity. The deal will see the exit of Citrus Pay's existing backers, a list that includes Sequoia Capital, Ascent Capital and Japanese strategic investors Beenos and econtext Asia, the people said. Responding to... Read more
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The Economic Times
ET Startup Awards 2016: Freecharge's Kunal Shah scripts one of the greatest comeback storiesAlok Goel on board, Shah gave up his CEO post in 2013. FreeCharge had raised $1
ET Startup Awards 2016: Freecharge's Kunal Shah scripts one of the greatest comeback stories
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
Alok Goel on board, Shah gave up his CEO post in 2013. FreeCharge had raised $120 million in funding, primarily from Sequoia Capital India, besides ru-Net Ventures, Sofina, Valiant Capital and Tybourne Capital. In April 2015, Snapdeal bought... Read more
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The Economic Times
ET Startup Awards 2016: Freecharge's Kunal Shah scripts one of the great comeback storiesAlok Goel on board, Shah gave up his CEO post in 2013. FreeCharge had raised $1
ET Startup Awards 2016: Freecharge's Kunal Shah scripts one of the great comeback stories
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
Alok Goel on board, Shah gave up his CEO post in 2013. FreeCharge had raised $120 million in funding, primarily from Sequoia Capital India, besides ru-Net Ventures, Sofina, Valiant Capital and Tybourne Capital. In April 2015, Snapdeal bought... Read more
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The Economic Times
Naspers set to acquire Citrus Pay for Rs 1,200 crorean Indian startup by a foreign entity. The deal will see the exit of Citrus Pa
Naspers set to acquire Citrus Pay for Rs 1,200 crore
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
an Indian startup by a foreign entity. The deal will see the exit of Citrus Pay's existing backers, a list that includes Sequoia Capital, Ascent Capital and Japanese strategic investors Beenos and econtext Asia, the people said. Responding to... Read more
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Technode
Online Education Firm VIPKID Secures $100M From Yunfeng, Sequoia CapitalEducation platform VIPKID has announced $100 million USD in series C funding fr
Online Education Firm VIPKID Secures $100M From Yunfeng, Sequoia Capital
Technode / Posted 20 days ago
Education platform VIPKID has announced $100 million USD in series C funding from existing investor Sequoia Capital and new investor Yunfeng Capital, the VC firm co-founded by Alibaba founder Jack Ma. It comes at a time when China’s education online... Read more
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The Economic Times
Fashion portals like Freecultr, Zovi and Fashionara on verge of closureto deep discounting to lure customers but are now confronted with a cash crunch
Fashion portals like Freecultr, Zovi and Fashionara on verge of closure
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
to deep discounting to lure customers but are now confronted with a cash crunch, to close or scale back their operations. Sequoia Capital-funded ecommerce company Freecultr, which was in talks with Arvind Group for a possible sell-off, has shut... Read more
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Newsmax
Funny Or Die Cuts 37 Jobs, Shuts Down Silicon Valley OfficeAdam McKay and Chris Henchy; Judd Apatow also is a principal partner. The compa
Funny Or Die Cuts 37 Jobs, Shuts Down Silicon Valley Office
Newsmax / Posted 22 days ago
Adam McKay and Chris Henchy; Judd Apatow also is a principal partner. The company's investors include Time Warner and Sequoia Capital. CEO Mike Farah, who moved up to president of Funny or Die in May, will continue to operate the company out... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Funny or Die Lays Off Dozens of Staffersor Die is privately owned, though they were considering a sale in 2014. Its inv
Funny or Die Lays Off Dozens of Staffers
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 22 days ago
or Die is privately owned, though they were considering a sale in 2014. Its investors have included HBO, CAA, SV Angel and Sequoia Capital. CEO Mike Farah replaced interim CEO Mitch Galbraith in May, following the departure of Dick Glover in... Read more
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Variety
Funny Or Die Cuts 37 Jobs, Shuts Down Silicon Valley OfficeAdam McKay and Chris Henchy; Judd Apatow also is a principal partner. The compa
Funny Or Die Cuts 37 Jobs, Shuts Down Silicon Valley Office
Variety / Posted 22 days ago
Adam McKay and Chris Henchy; Judd Apatow also is a principal partner. The company’s investors include Time Warner and Sequoia Capital. CEO Mike Farah, who moved up to president of Funny or Die in May, will continue to operate the company out... Read more
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The Economic Times
Urban Ladder, Bengaluru-based online furniture seller wants staff careers to climbthem with step-up opportunities," he said. The company has raised $77 million
Urban Ladder, Bengaluru-based online furniture seller wants staff careers to climb
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
them with step-up opportunities," he said. The company has raised $77 million since its launch, with investments from Sequoia Capital, Steadview Capital, SAIF Partners, Kalaari Capital and others. Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Urban Ladder, Bengaluru-based online furniture seller wants staffers’ careers to climbthem with step-up opportunities," he said. The company has raised $77 million
Urban Ladder, Bengaluru-based online furniture seller wants staffers’ careers to climb
The Economic Times / Posted 23 days ago
them with step-up opportunities," he said. The company has raised $77 million since its launch, with investments from Sequoia Capital, Steadview Capital, SAIF Partners, Kalaari Capital and others. Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
LawnGuru hints at where Michigan economy's headedjust announced was led by Sierra Wasatch Capital along with venture investors C
LawnGuru hints at where Michigan economy's headed
Detroit Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
just announced was led by Sierra Wasatch Capital along with venture investors Canyon Creek Capital, Briggs and Stratton and Sequoia Capital. The investment came in the form of loans convertible to equity. David Brophy, a finance professor at the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Can cold-pressed juice startups like RAW Pressery give established beverage brands a run for their money?most funded cold-pressed juice startup in India. Its latest funding round was i
Can cold-pressed juice startups like RAW Pressery give established beverage brands a run for their money?
The Economic Times / Posted 25 days ago
most funded cold-pressed juice startup in India. Its latest funding round was in February when it raised $4.5 million from Sequoia Capital, Saama Capital and DSG Consumer Partners. The investment, contends Rakyan, is an endorsement of potential... Read more
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The Economic Times
Voonik raises $3 million in venture debt financing from Temasek-backed InnoVen Capitalcompany had closed a $20 million (about Rs 133 crore) Series B equity financing
Voonik raises $3 million in venture debt financing from Temasek-backed InnoVen Capital
The Economic Times / Posted 26 days ago
company had closed a $20 million (about Rs 133 crore) Series B equity financing round that was led by its existing backers, Sequoia Capital and Seedfund. The round also saw the entry of a clutch of new investors, including, Japanese ecommerce... Read more
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The Economic Times
Byju's lessons earn Aarin Capital ten-fold returnat Rs 11,101 a share. The round of Rs 499 crore valued Byju's at more than Rs 2
Byju's lessons earn Aarin Capital ten-fold return
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
at Rs 11,101 a share. The round of Rs 499 crore valued Byju's at more than Rs 2,400 crore, and also saw investments from Sequoia Capital and Belgium's Sofina. ET had first reported about Sequoia investing in Byju's in June 2015. Byju's has been... Read more
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The Economic Times
Excess money, inflated valuations barring potential of vibrant startup industrythe Valley, reputed investors are spending time interacting with consumers of t
Excess money, inflated valuations barring potential of vibrant startup industry
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
the Valley, reputed investors are spending time interacting with consumers of the companies," said Sharma, who had a public fallout with investor Sequoia Capital between 2009 and 2011 over Printo's valuation. Sequoia wrote off the... Read more
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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 29 days ago
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 30 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 30 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 30 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 30 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 a month 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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