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About Company
Sequoia is a venture capital firm that helps daring founders build legendary companies from idea to IPO and beyond.

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01.11.1972

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Private

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With 48 years of experience and a track record of working with successful founders like Steve Jobs and Larry Page, Sequoia-backed companies account for over 25% of NASDAQ's total value. The firm invests primarily on behalf of non-profits and schools, such as the Ford Foundation and MIT, making a meaningful difference in the world. Sequoia focuses on energy, financial, enterprise, healthcare, internet, and mobile startups, and seeks to invest in all sectors with a particular emphasis on energy, financials, healthcare, internet, and mobile. Founded in 1972 by Don Valentine, Sequoia is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.
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Sequoia Capital Hong Kong

Sequoia Capital Hong Kong

Sequoia Capital Hong Kong offers investment holding, management, and consulting services.

count Of Investments

1
Sequoia Capital India

Sequoia Capital India

Sequoia helps founders build successful companies, providing support from the early stages to IPO and beyond.

count Of Investments

545

count Of Exists

46

Location

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Sequoia Capital China

Sequoia Capital China

Sequoia Capital China is a venture capital firm that invests in fintech companies at various stages of growth.

count Of Investments

957

count Of Exists

30

Location

Beijing, China
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count Of Investments

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count Of Exists

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Location

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Sutter Hill Ventures

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count Of Investments

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count Of Exists

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Location

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Felicis Ventures

Felicis Ventures

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count Of Investments

419

count Of Exists

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Location

Menlo Park, CA, USA
Dreamcraft Ventures

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count Of Investments

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count Of Exists

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Location

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LangChain

LangChain

LangChain is a large language model application development library.

Location

Singapore

Sector

Software and Computer Services

total rounds

2

Subsector

Software

total raised

$35M
ultiverse

ultiverse

Ultiverse is building a social gaming metaverse that connects Web3 with an immersive VR-compatible virtual world.

Location

18 Sin Ming Ln, Singapore 573960

Sector

Leisure Goods

total rounds

4

Subsector

Electronic Entertainment

total raised

$22.5M
Meter

Meter

Meter provides businesses with a full-stack internet infrastructure, making secure and reliable networks accessible to all.

Location

San Francisco, CA, USA

Sector

Telecommunications Service Providers

total rounds

4

Subsector

Telecommunications Services

total raised

$85M

Keywords

Software, Internet, Wireless
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FACES Cosmetics acquired by Sequoia Capital

FACES Cosmetics acquired by Sequoia Capital

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Sequoia Capital
Sequoia Capital

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24.08.2017

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FACES Cosmetics

FACES Cosmetics

FACES Cosmetics offers a diverse range of makeup, skincare products and personal care accessories.

Location

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Personal Goods

total rounds

1

Subsector

Cosmetics

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Beauty, Cosmetics, Manufacturing
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FireEye

FireEye

FireEye is an intelligence-led cyber security company.

Location

Milpitas, CA 95035, USA

Sector

Software and Computer Services

total rounds

8

Subsector

Software

total raised

$1.69B
Barracuda Networks

Barracuda Networks

Barracuda Networks is a company that designs, develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells email and web security appliances.

Location

Campbell, CA, USA

Sector

Electronic and Electrical Equipment

total rounds

5

Subsector

Control and Filter

total raised

$46.36M

Keywords

Software, Information Technology, Cloud Data Services
Zhanzuo

Zhanzuo

Zhanzuo is a Chinese community platform that allows college students to communicate using their real names and pictures.

Location

Beijing, China

Sector

Consumer Services

total rounds

2

Subsector

Education Services

total raised

$13M

Keywords

Education
Pure Digital Technologies

Pure Digital Technologies

Pure Digital Technologies is a company that provides innovative imaging solutions for the mass market.

Location

San Francisco, CA, USA

Sector

Leisure Goods

total rounds

6

Subsector

Photography

total raised

$68M

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William Coughran
William Coughran

William Coughran

William Coughran is a Partner at Sequoia Capital since October 2011. William has a B.S. degree and M.S. degree in Mathematics from California Institute of Technology and an M.S. degree and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University. Board Member at Neeva, Lightstep,Blue Danube Systems, San Francisco Opera, Quantum Circuits & Orbital Insight.

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Sequoia Capital
Sequoia Capital

William Coughran

Don Valentine
Don Valentine

Don Valentine

Don Valentine is a venture capitalist at [Sequoia Capital](/financial-organization/sequoia-capital) focusing on semiconductor, systems and software investments. Don founded Sequoia Capital in 1972 and was one of the original investors in Apple Computer (AAPL), Atari, Cisco Systems (CSCO), LSI Logic (LSI), Oracle (ORCL) and Electronic Arts (ERTS). Prior to starting Sequoia Capital, Don was a Founder of National Semiconductor and a senior sales and marketing executive with Fairchild Semiconductor.

current job

Sequoia Capital
Sequoia Capital

Don Valentine

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Wayne Guo
Wayne Guo

Wayne Guo

Wayne Guo, Vice President of Sequoia Capital China. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital in 2010, Mr. Guo worked in the Research Department of China International Capital Corporation, where he did research on Consumption industry. Mr. Guo also worked as Senior Auditor at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Limited. Mr. Guo holds a bachelor’s degree in Financial Management from Central University of Finance and Economics.

current job

Sequoia Capital
Sequoia Capital

Wayne Guo

Vice President

Chris Cooper
Chris Cooper

Chris Cooper

current job

SoftBank
SoftBank

Chris Cooper

Global CFO and CCO

Natalie Miyake
Natalie Miyake

Natalie Miyake

Natalie Miyake is the Vice President of Communications at Sequoia Capital.

current job

Sequoia Capital
Sequoia Capital

Natalie Miyake

Head of Communications

Indu Mohan
Indu Mohan

Indu Mohan

Indu Mohan is a Vice President with Sequoia Capital India. Prior to joining Sequoia, Indu worked at Goldman Sachs India, where she was part of the private equity team, investing across multiple sectors in India. Prior to that, she worked at Goldman Sachs London, where she was part of the Restructuring Team, providing advisory services to distressed companies in UK and Europe. Indu holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore where she was part of the Director's Merit List, and an Aditya Birla Scholar. She also holds a B.E (Hons) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from BITS Pilani, where she was an Aditya Birla Scholar.

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Hmlet
Hmlet

Indu Mohan

Vice President, India

Jim Gearhart
Jim Gearhart

Jim Gearhart

Jim Gearhart is a Gong VP | Head of Information Technology. He attended California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo.

current job

Gong
Gong

Jim Gearhart

Vice President, Head of Technology - US

Kanjun Qiu
Kanjun Qiu

Kanjun Qiu

Kanjun Qiu is the CEO and Co-founder at Generally Intelligent.

current job

Generally Intelligent
Generally Intelligent

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Kanjun Qiu

Sequoia Capital Scout

Mohit Bhatnagar
Mohit Bhatnagar

Mohit Bhatnagar

Mohit is currently a Managing Director with Sequoia Capital India. Mohit has received an MBA from UNC Chapel Hill and an MSEE from Virginia Tech.

current job

Sequoia Capital
Sequoia Capital

Mohit Bhatnagar

Managing Director - India

Ranjit Bhatia
Ranjit Bhatia

Ranjit Bhatia

Ranjit Bhatia is an Investment Analyst with Sequoia Capital in India. Prior to joining Sequoia Capital, Ranjit was a strategy consultant with Booz & Company, where he served clients across sectors including financial services, telecommunications, industrials and agribusiness. Ranjit holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours from the University of Melbourne.

current job

Remedico
Remedico

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Ranjit Bhatia

Investment Analyst

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