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Sequoia Capital

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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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founded date

01.11.1972

Number of employees

IPO status

Private

Description

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.

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Investment Banking and Brokerage Services

Subsector

Asset Managers and Custodians

Keywords

Financial Services, Consulting, Finance

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.

Sector

General Industrials

Subsector

Diversified Industrials

Keywords

Venture Capital, Financial Services, Finance

Location

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

count Of Investments

553

count Of Exists

46
Sequoia Capital China

Sequoia Capital China

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

Sector

Investment Banking and Brokerage Services

Subsector

Asset Managers and Custodians

Location

Beijing, China

count Of Investments

995

count Of Exists

30
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Sequoia helps founders build legendary companies from idea to IPO.

Sector

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Subsector

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Location

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Sequoia Capital India

Sequoia Capital India

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

Sector

General Industrials

Subsector

Diversified Industrials

Keywords

Venture Capital, Financial Services, Finance

Location

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

count Of Investments

553

count Of Exists

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North Bridge Venture Partners & Growth Equity

North Bridge Venture Partners & Growth Equity

North Bridge Venture Partners invests in seed-to-growth stage funding for businesses in various sectors.

Sector

General Industrials

Subsector

Diversified Industrials

Location

Wellesley Hills, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA

count Of Investments

351

count Of Exists

114
Atomic

Atomic

Atomic is a venture fund that founds and scales breakout companies.

Sector

General Industrials

Subsector

Diversified Industrials

Location

San Francisco, CA, USA

total rounds

1

count Of Investments

33

Financials

Investments
1947
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name 
Lead 
type 
Raised 
11.07.2024
No
$4M
09.07.2024
No
$60M
09.07.2024
No
$300M
Iconic.AI

Iconic.AI

Reimagining AAA games.

total rounds

1

total raised

$4M

Captions

Captions is an AI-powered platform for photo and video editing.

Sector

Media

Subsector

Media Agencies

Keywords

Video Editing, Video, Software

total rounds

4

total raised

$85M
Skild AI

Skild AI

Skild AI is a startup that develops software to power various robots.

total rounds

1

total raised

$300M
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Acquisitions
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FACES Cosmetics acquired by Sequoia Capital

FACES Cosmetics acquired by Sequoia Capital

acquirer

Sequoia Capital
Sequoia Capital

date

24.08.2017

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Acquisition
FACES Cosmetics

FACES Cosmetics

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

Sector

Personal Goods

Subsector

Cosmetics

Keywords

Beauty, Cosmetics, Manufacturing

Location

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

total rounds

1
Exits
319
FireEye

FireEye

FireEye is an intelligence-led cyber security company.

Sector

Software and Computer Services

Subsector

Software

Location

Milpitas, CA 95035, USA

total rounds

8

total raised

$1.69B

count Of Investments

2

count Of Exists

1
Barracuda Networks

Barracuda Networks

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

Sector

Electronic and Electrical Equipment

Subsector

Control and Filter

Keywords

Software, Information Technology, Cloud Data Services

Location

Campbell, CA, USA

total rounds

5

total raised

$46.36M

count Of Investments

5

count Of Exists

3
Zhanzuo

Zhanzuo

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

Sector

Consumer Services

Subsector

Education Services

Keywords

Education

Location

Beijing, China

total rounds

2

total raised

$13M

People

Founders
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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

Employee Profiles
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Daniel Chen

Daniel Chen

Partner

Anna Swank

Anna Swank

US CFO

Anni Cai

Anni Cai

Investor

Alexis Juri Pribula

Alexis Juri Pribula

Data Scientist

Chad Dyer

Chad Dyer

Scout

Anandamoy Roychowdhary

Anandamoy Roychowdhary

Principal

Jim Gearhart

Jim Gearhart

Vice President, Head of Technology - US

Camille Hearst

Camille Hearst

Sequoia Capital Scout

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