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Fortune
Skyhigh Networks Raises $40 Million to Control the Cloudto over $105 million. Thomvest Partners led the Series D round and was joined
Skyhigh Networks Raises $40 Million to Control the Cloud
Fortune / Posted an hour ago
to over $105 million. Thomvest Partners led the Series D round and was joined by return backers Greylock Partners and Sequoia Capital. This is a modest “up round,” in that the company says the pre-money valuation is higher than the $340... Read more
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The Economic Times
I’m always learning new ways to build team spirit: Adhil Shettywith ICICI Bank, HDFC, Standard Chartered, PNB HFL, and Axis Bank, among others
I’m always learning new ways to build team spirit: Adhil Shetty
The Economic Times / Posted 18 hours ago
with ICICI Bank, HDFC, Standard Chartered, PNB HFL, and Axis Bank, among others. Funded by Walden International and Sequoia Capital, Bank Bazaar aims to expand operations to Singapore and eventually become the world's largest online... Read more
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The Economic Times
Mu Sigma’s Ambiga Subramanian may strike out on her ownwere "apprentice leaders", which ranks below chief executive, geography head, r
Mu Sigma’s Ambiga Subramanian may strike out on her own
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
were "apprentice leaders", which ranks below chief executive, geography head, regional head and delivery leader. Other investors in Mu Sigma are Sequoia Capital, Fidelity Investments and MasterCard Inc. (With inputs from Shadma Shaikh in Benga... Read more
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Business Wire
Viptela SD-WAN Platform Adds Support for Microsoft Azure CloudThe company has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor and a Next Billion Dollar Star
Viptela SD-WAN Platform Adds Support for Microsoft Azure Cloud
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
The company has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor and a Next Billion Dollar Startup by Forbes. Viptela is backed by Redline Capital, Northgate Capital and Sequoia Capital. For more information, visit: viptela.com or follow us on Twitter... Read more
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New York Post
Peer-to-peer insurer Lemonade launches in New Yorkpercent of Lemonade’s premiums to start — a cut that Lemonade expects will shri
Peer-to-peer insurer Lemonade launches in New York
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
percent of Lemonade’s premiums to start — a cut that Lemonade expects will shrink as the company adds scale. Last year, Lemonade raised $13 million from Sequoia Capital in what was said to be the Silicon Valley venture firm’s largest-ever seed rou... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Silicon Valley road features highest U.S. rentto open an office on Sand Hill Road, alongside such Silicon Valley institutions
Silicon Valley road features highest U.S. rent
Finance and Commerce / Posted 4 days ago
to open an office on Sand Hill Road, alongside such Silicon Valley institutions as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sequoia Capital. But he’s going to have to pay up. Located in Facebook Inc.’s hometown of Menlo Park, California, Sand Hill... Read more
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Business Wire
Weebly Launches Weebly 4, a Complete Platform That Intelligently Unites Websites, E-commerce, and Marketing in One Placethe highest-rated website building mobile app in the App Store and Google Play.
Weebly Launches Weebly 4, a Complete Platform That Intelligently Unites Websites, E-commerce, and Marketing in One Place
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
the highest-rated website building mobile app in the App Store and Google Play. Weebly is based in San Francisco and its investors include Sequoia Capital, Tencent Holdings, Baseline Ventures, Floodgate, Felicis, Ron Conway and... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Top Silicon Alley VC firm leads $13 million seed round for insurance startupSequoia Capital, the blue-chip fund whose investment portfolio has included App
Top Silicon Alley VC firm leads $13 million seed round for insurance startup
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
Sequoia Capital, the blue-chip fund whose investment portfolio has included Apple, Oracle, LinkedIn and PayPal, has led a $13 million seed round for peer-to-peer insurance startup Lemonade. The Manhattan-based company announced the funding on... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Lemonade to start insurance sales one year after being foundedpreviously oversaw BlackBerry Ltd.’s unsuccessful push into touchscreen phones.
Lemonade to start insurance sales one year after being founded
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
previously oversaw BlackBerry Ltd.’s unsuccessful push into touchscreen phones. With Lemonade, Schreiber found an ally in Sequoia Capital, which described the deal last year as one of the firm’s largest seed investments ever. Expectations are... Read more
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The Economic Times
Pepperfry raises Rs 210 cr funding from existing angels$160 million, twice more than its closest rival Urban Ladder, which has raised
Pepperfry raises Rs 210 cr funding from existing angels
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
$160 million, twice more than its closest rival Urban Ladder, which has raised $80 million from SAIF Partners, Kalaari and Sequoia Capital India. Other competitors include horizontals like Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal and Shopclues which together... Read more
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Boston Globe
Silicon Valley VCs pay highest rent in USto open an office on Sand Hill Road, alongside such Silicon Valley institutions
Silicon Valley VCs pay highest rent in US
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
to open an office on Sand Hill Road, alongside such Silicon Valley institutions as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sequoia Capital. He’s going to have to pay up. Located in Menlo Park, Calif., Sand Hill Road has the most expensive office... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A 'tourist investor,' not a VC firm, has the most investments in billion-dollar tech startups24 investments in billion-dollar US startups surpass top venture capital firms
A 'tourist investor,' not a VC firm, has the most investments in billion-dollar tech startups
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
24 investments in billion-dollar US startups surpass top venture capital firms like SV Angel (23 unicorns), Sequoia Capital (20), and Andreessen Horowitz (20). T. Rowe Price, another mutual fund, rounded out the top five unicorn... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A 'tourist investor,' not a VC firm, has the most investments in billion-dollar tech startups24 investments in billion-dollar US startups surpass top venture capital firms
A 'tourist investor,' not a VC firm, has the most investments in billion-dollar tech startups
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
24 investments in billion-dollar US startups surpass top venture capital firms like SV Angel (23 unicorns), Sequoia Capital (20), and Andreessen Horowitz (20). T. Rowe Price, another mutual fund, rounded out the top five unicorn... Read more
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Business Insider
A 'tourist investor', not a VC firm, has the most investments in billion-dollar tech startups24 investments in billion-dollar U.S. startups surpass top venture capital firm
A 'tourist investor', not a VC firm, has the most investments in billion-dollar tech startups
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
24 investments in billion-dollar U.S. startups surpass top venture capital firms like SV Angel (23 unicorns), Sequoia Capital (20), and Andreessen Horowitz (20). T. Rowe Price, another mutual fund, rounded out the top five unicorn... Read more
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Mashable
The highest rent in the U.S. belongs to venture capitalists in Silicon Valleyto open an office on Sand Hill Road, alongside such Silicon Valley institutions
The highest rent in the U.S. belongs to venture capitalists in Silicon Valley
Mashable / Posted 6 days ago
to open an office on Sand Hill Road, alongside such Silicon Valley institutions as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sequoia Capital. But he’s going to have to pay up. Located in Facebook Inc.’s hometown of Menlo Park, California, Sand Hill... Read more
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dna
Star Health eyeing Rs 2,800 crore gross written premium this fiscalHealth, which has around 48% market share is promoted by private equity players
Star Health eyeing Rs 2,800 crore gross written premium this fiscal
dna / Posted 7 days ago
Health, which has around 48% market share is promoted by private equity players like Tata Capital, ICICI Venture, Sequoia Capital and the England-based APIS. The other standalone private health-cover providers are Apollo Munich, Cigna-TTK,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Star Health eyes Rs 2,800 cr gross written premium this fiscalHealth, which has around 48 per cent market share is promoted by private equity
Star Health eyes Rs 2,800 cr gross written premium this fiscal
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
Health, which has around 48 per cent market share is promoted by private equity players like Tata Capital, ICICI Venture, Sequoia Capital and the England-based APIS. The other standalone private health-cover providers are Apollo Munich,... Read more
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Fortune
Anonymous Messaging App Whisper Raising New Fundsthe company at around $200 million. Overall it has raised more than $61 million
Anonymous Messaging App Whisper Raising New Funds
Fortune / Posted 9 days ago
the company at around $200 million. Overall it has raised more than $61 million from brand-name venture firms that include Sequoia Capital, Thrive Capital and Lightspeed Ventures Partners. A source familiar with Whisper says that the company is... Read more
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Business Standard India
Urban Ladder moves away from standalone play to be on Amazonand offer new customers an experience of shopping for furniture online," said A
Urban Ladder moves away from standalone play to be on Amazon
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
and offer new customers an experience of shopping for furniture online," said Ashish Goel, CEO and Co-founder, Urban Ladder. Goel and his partner Rajiv Srivatsa have raised over $77 million from investors such as Sequoia Capital and TR... Read more
10d
The New Zealand Herald
Embracing the video revolutionmay be a sign of things to come. 90 Seconds has expanded its reach after an $1
Embracing the video revolution
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
may be a sign of things to come. 90 Seconds has expanded its reach after an $11 million investment in April from US giant Sequoia Capital. Sky TV is also backing the firm, which acts as a market for creative talent to make video content for... Read more
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Fortune
GE, BMW, and Nikon Just Poured Millions Into This Hot 3D-Printing Startupit more rigorous and relevant for manufacturing going forward,” DeSimone said.
GE, BMW, and Nikon Just Poured Millions Into This Hot 3D-Printing Startup
Fortune / Posted 10 days ago
it more rigorous and relevant for manufacturing going forward,” DeSimone said. Some of Carbon’s other investors include Sequoia Capital, Silver Lake Kraftwerk, Northgate Capital, Autodesk’s Spark Investment Fund, Russian entrepreneur and venture... Read more
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Variety
Huayi Bros. Confirms $288 Million eSports Investment in Hero Entertainmentwhich recently listed its shon China’s National Equities Exchange and Quotation
Huayi Bros. Confirms $288 Million eSports Investment in Hero Entertainment
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
which recently listed its shon China’s National Equities Exchange and Quotation market, has investors that include Sequoia Capital, Huaxing Fund, ZhenFund and Chinese real estate tycoon Wang Jianlin’s son Wang Sicong. Tianjin Dinuo... Read more
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The Economic Times
How Citrus Pay made 15 of its staff crorepatisDirect, an ESOP consulting firm. "But realisations have been few as companies h
How Citrus Pay made 15 of its staff crorepatis
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
Direct, an ESOP consulting firm. "But realisations have been few as companies have not been able to get to liquidity." Sequoia Capital, the earliest backer of Citrus Pay, which had invested about $10 million and owned a 32% stake in the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Naspers-owned PayU buys Citrus PayPay for $130 million in the largest all-cash deal India’s financial technology
Naspers-owned PayU buys Citrus Pay
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
Pay for $130 million in the largest all-cash deal India’s financial technology sector has ever seen. Venture capital firm Sequoia Capital, which had invested about $10 million and owned a 32 per cent stake in Citrus Pay, is estimated to have made... Read more
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USA Today
Andressen, Hoffman bullish on (the best) tech startupsquick to dismiss a Sept. 1 report in The Wall Street Journal that suggested his
Andressen, Hoffman bullish on (the best) tech startups
USA Today / Posted 11 days ago
quick to dismiss a Sept. 1 report in The Wall Street Journal that suggested his VC firm was not yet in the elite company of Sequoia Capital and Benchmark, whose returns to investors exceed Andreessen Horowitz. The result of the article was "my... Read more
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The Economic Times
Naspers-owned PayU snaps up Citrus Pay for $130 million in one of the largest fintech deals in Indiacash returns to venture capital investors who backed the five-year-old company,
Naspers-owned PayU snaps up Citrus Pay for $130 million in one of the largest fintech deals in India
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
cash returns to venture capital investors who backed the five-year-old company, a rarity in the Indian startup landscape. Sequoia Capital, the earliest backer of Citrus Pay, which had invested about $10 million and owned a 32% stake in the... Read more
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The Economic Times
PayU buys Citrus for Rs 865 crorecash returns to venture capital investors who backed the five-year-old company,
PayU buys Citrus for Rs 865 crore
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
cash returns to venture capital investors who backed the five-year-old company, a rarity in the Indian startup landscape. Sequoia Capital, the earliest backer of Citrus Pay, which had invested about $10 million and owned a 32% stake in the... Read more
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Business Wire
Research Report on China's TV Shopping Industry 2017this industry. For example, Happy Shopping attracted an investment of CNY 330 m
Research Report on China's TV Shopping Industry 2017
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
this industry. For example, Happy Shopping attracted an investment of CNY 330 million from Hony Capital, Citic PE Fund and Sequoia Capital. It became the only listed company of A-share in the TV shopping field in January 2015 with the issue price... Read more
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Business Standard India
4 Indian healthtech start-ups that could be unicornsHealthKart steers clear of medical drugs which require prescriptions. Last mon
4 Indian healthtech start-ups that could be unicorns
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
HealthKart steers clear of medical drugs which require prescriptions. Last month, the start-up raised $12 million from Sequoia Capital and other investors. This is an excerpt from Tech in Asia. You can read the full article here Malavika... Read more
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Mashable
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invests in Indian startup that teaches kids onlinestartup offers personalized learning and assessment services to students. Apar
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invests in Indian startup that teaches kids online
Mashable / Posted 16 days ago
startup offers personalized learning and assessment services to students. Apart from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Sequoia Capital, and existing backers Sofina, Lightspeed Ventures, and Times Internet Ltd participated in the $50 million... Read more
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Business Standard India
Zuckerbergs lead $50 mn investment in BYJU'sAsia in BYJU's, a Bengaluru-based education technology firm. The $50 million c
Zuckerbergs lead $50 mn investment in BYJU's
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
Asia in BYJU's, a Bengaluru-based education technology firm. The $50 million commitment saw funding from investors such as Sequoia Capital, Sofina and Lightspeed Ventures, and Times Internet. The investment would be used for expansion, BYJU's said... Read more
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dna
BYJU's raises $50 mn from Chan-Zuckerberg Initiativehas raised US $50 million (about US $332.3 crore) from a clutch of investors, l
BYJU's raises $50 mn from Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative
dna / Posted 17 days ago
has raised US $50 million (about US $332.3 crore) from a clutch of investors, led by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and Sequoia Capital. Other participants in the series of funding included Sofina, Lightspeed Ventures among others. The new... Read more
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The Hindu
Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic arm invests in Byju’stranche of funding comes five months after it closed a $75 million (around Rs 4
Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic arm invests in Byju’s
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
tranche of funding comes five months after it closed a $75 million (around Rs 495 crore) round from Sequoia and Sofina. Sequoia Capital, Sofina, Lightspeed Ventures, Times Internet Ltd. are also part of the fresh round. According to the... Read more
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New Kerala
MobiKwik powers a cashless SMAAASH - newkerala.com #116086retailers. Founded in 2009 by Bipin Preet Singh and Upasana Taku, the company h
MobiKwik powers a cashless SMAAASH - newkerala.com #116086
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
retailers. Founded in 2009 by Bipin Preet Singh and Upasana Taku, the company has raised three rounds of funding from Sequoia Capital, American Express, Tree Line Asia, MediaTek, GMO Payment Gateway, Cisco Investments and Net1. MobiKwik... Read more
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Market Watch
Solar eclipse: Sunrun’s languishing stock price masks skills of CEOwas changing industries and reshaping society.A ‘deft touch’ Scott Carter, now
Solar eclipse: Sunrun’s languishing stock price masks skills of CEO
Market Watch / Posted 18 days ago
was changing industries and reshaping society.A ‘deft touch’ Scott Carter, now a partner at venture-capital firm Sequoia Capital, was Jurich’s boss at the VC firm Summit Partners for three years starting in 2002. The two worked together... Read more
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Fortune
Diving Into the Andreessen Horowitz Disclosure Debatestick in the knife a bit deeper, it used less detailed info to argue that the f
Diving Into the Andreessen Horowitz Disclosure Debate
Fortune / Posted 23 days ago
stick in the knife a bit deeper, it used less detailed info to argue that the firm also is lagging rivals like Benchmark, Sequoia Capital and Founders Fund. On the Cambridge Associates point, I say “meh.” The average sample size for each of the... Read more
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Fortune
What SpaceX’s Rocket Explosion Means for Elon Musktailspin before spiraling into a crash. Both men emerged unscathed and hitchhi
What SpaceX’s Rocket Explosion Means for Elon Musk
Fortune / Posted 24 days ago
tailspin before spiraling into a crash. Both men emerged unscathed and hitchhiked their way to a meeting with venture firm Sequoia Capital. But the anecdote has renewed relevance this week because of Lacy’s follow-up question: “Is there a parallel... Read more
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The Economic Times
Hiring so-called founders at startups: What went wrong with the global model of incubationnascent online retail market. Overall, it had racked up $48 million from marque
Hiring so-called founders at startups: What went wrong with the global model of incubation
The Economic Times / Posted 24 days ago
nascent online retail market. Overall, it had racked up $48 million from marquee Silicon Valley venture capital firms Sequoia Capital and Norwest Venture Partners as well as the investment arms of chipmaker Intel and Finnish phone maker Nokia.... Read more
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The Economic Times
Boom to bust: What went wrong with the global model of incubationnascent online retail market. Overall, it had racked up $48 million from marque
Boom to bust: What went wrong with the global model of incubation
The Economic Times / Posted 24 days ago
nascent online retail market. Overall, it had racked up $48 million from marquee Silicon Valley venture capital firms Sequoia Capital and Norwest Venture Partners as well as the investment arms of chipmaker Intel and Finnish phone maker Nokia.... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water CoolerMarc Andreessen in 2009, is routinely mentioned among the pantheon of great sta
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 24 days ago
Marc Andreessen in 2009, is routinely mentioned among the pantheon of great startup investors along with the likes of Sequoia Capital—a status that has allowed it to command higher fees than some of its rivals.” [Wall Street Journal,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Silicon Valley start-ups narrowing their focus amid crash warningsno longer sustain itself. Some said it would end apocalyptically. Michael Mori
Silicon Valley start-ups narrowing their focus amid crash warnings
The Irish Times / Posted 24 days ago
no longer sustain itself. Some said it would end apocalyptically. Michael Moritz, an influential start-up investor at Sequoia Capital, declared many of the companies “the flimsiest of edifices”. Bill Gurley, a venture capitalist at the Silicon... Read more
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Business Standard India
Apis Growth Fund & ICICI Venture infuses Rs 320 crore in Star Health Insurancequantum was not disclosed. Apis Partners has joined the board of directors, wh
Apis Growth Fund & ICICI Venture infuses Rs 320 crore in Star Health Insurance
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
quantum was not disclosed. Apis Partners has joined the board of directors, which includes existing shareholders including Sequoia Capital and Tata Capital Growth Fund. V Jagannathan, chairman and managing director of Star Health, said: “This... Read more
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The Economic Times
US-based online home-design startup Houzz sets up India opsby husband-wife duo Alon Cohen and Adi Tatarko in 2009, is valued over $2.3 bil
US-based online home-design startup Houzz sets up India ops
The Economic Times / Posted 25 days ago
by husband-wife duo Alon Cohen and Adi Tatarko in 2009, is valued over $2.3 billion with its list of backers including Sequoia Capital and Yuri Milner's DST Global. "This is one of the key geographies identified given the fact that the... Read more
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FOX Business
2 Companies Whose Revenue Could More Than Double By 2018the past year in anticipation of a private buyout offer from the company's co-f
2 Companies Whose Revenue Could More Than Double By 2018
FOX Business / Posted 26 days ago
the past year in anticipation of a private buyout offer from the company's co-founder and CEO Yan Tang, Matrix Partners, Sequoia Capital, Alibaba, and Yunfeng. However, Momo recently announced that the group hadwithdrawn its offer. Looking ahead,... Read more
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FOX Business
2 Companies Whose Revenue Could More Than Double By 2018the past year in anticipation of a private buyout offer from the company's co-f
2 Companies Whose Revenue Could More Than Double By 2018
FOX Business / Posted 26 days ago
the past year in anticipation of a private buyout offer from the company's co-founder and CEO Yan Tang, Matrix Partners, Sequoia Capital, Alibaba, and Yunfeng. However, Momo recently announced that the group hadwithdrawn its offer. Looking ahead,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Heeding warnings of a crash, startups survive by adaptingcould no longer sustain itself. Some said it would end apocalyptically. Michael
Heeding warnings of a crash, startups survive by adapting
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
could no longer sustain itself. Some said it would end apocalyptically. Michael Moritz, an influential startup investor at Sequoia Capital, declared many of the companies "the flimsiest of edifices." Bill Gurley, a venture capitalist at the Silicon... Read more
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Business Standard India
MobiKwik targets profits by April 2018; increases offline playmaker MediaTek and existing investors. Prior to this, it raised close to $30 m
MobiKwik targets profits by April 2018; increases offline play
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
maker MediaTek and existing investors. Prior to this, it raised close to $30 million (about Rs 195 crore). MobiKwik counts Sequoia Capital, Tree Line Asia, American Express, Cisco Investments, GMO Payment Gateway and MediaTek among its inve... Read more
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The Economic Times
MobiKwik targets profits by April 2018; increases offline playmaker MediaTek and existing investors. Prior to this, it raised close to $30 m
MobiKwik targets profits by April 2018; increases offline play
The Economic Times / Posted 28 days ago
maker MediaTek and existing investors. Prior to this, it raised close to $30 million (about Rs 195 crore). MobiKwik counts Sequoia Capital, Tree Line Asia, American Express, Cisco Investments, GMO Payment Gateway and MediaTek among its inve... Read more
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Business Standard India
Small housing loan biz sees many playersgroups like domestic helps and drivers accounting for a large pool of customers
Small housing loan biz sees many players
Business Standard India / Posted 29 days ago
groups like domestic helps and drivers accounting for a large pool of customers. Investors in the company include Sequoia Capital, Nexus Venture Partners and Westbridge Capital. With gross NPAs of 0.3 per cent and loan dues of Rs 500... Read more
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