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Sutter Hill Ventures
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Accel Partners
(Finance and Banking)
ArcSight
(Software)
Klarna
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Institutional Venture Partners
(Finance and Banking)
California
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Sequoia Capital

Knowledge Identifier: &Sequoia_Capital

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Sequoia Capital

American venture capital firm located in Menlo Park, California, United States Sequoia's diverse portfolio includes companies in energy, financial, health care, mobile and technology sectors add

Category: Business (2)

Founded in 1972.

Countries: (50%), United States (38%), Sweden (5%)

Main connections: Sutter Hill Ventures, Accel Partners, ArcSight

Linked to: Green Dot Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Privately held company, AdMob

 

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1972

Sequoia was founded by Don Valentine in 1972 in Menlo Park, California, and today has offices worldwide to support its international portfolio of companies add something


1982

Electronic Arts - In February 1982, Trip Hawkins arranged a meeting with Don Valentine of Sequoia Capital to discuss financing his new venture, "Amazin' Software"

 

Electronic Arts - With aid from his first employee , Rich Melmon, the original plan was written, mostly by Hawkins, on an Apple II in Sequoia Capital's office in August 1982


1993

Flextronics - In 1993, the company received venture capital funding through Sequoia Capital, and became a public held company again in 1994


1994

NetApp - In 1994, NetApp received venture capital funding from Sequoia Capital


1996

Plumtree Software - "'Plumtree Software"' is a former software company founded in 1996 by product managers and engineers from Oracle and Informix with funding from Sequoia Capital


1998

E-Loan - In 1998, the company received venture capital funding from Sequoia Capital


1999

Billpoint - They obtained venture funding from Sequoia Capital in February of 1999


2001

Xoom Corporation - The company was founded in 2001 and is backed by venture firms including Sequoia Capital, &New_Enterprise_Associates, ://www


2002

EMC Isilon - In 2002, Isilon received venture capital funding from Sequoia Capital


2003

LinkedIn - In late 2003, Sequoia Capital led the Series A investment in the company


2004

FireEye, Inc. - In 2004, Ashar Aziz, an engineer from Sun Microsystems, founded FireEye with venture capital provided by Sequoia Capital

 

EHarmony - In 2004, eHarmony received the fourth largest venture capital infusion of that year from Sequoia Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures

 

Jasper Technologies, Inc. - Jasper is privately owned and was founded in 2004 with venture funding from Sequoia Capital and Benchmark Capital

 

Cisco Jasper - Jasper is privately owned and was founded in 2004 with venture funding from Sequoia Capital and Benchmark Capital


2006

Venture capital - In 2006, Sequoia Capital acquired Westbridge Capital Partners, an Indian venture capital firm add something


2007

Funny or Die - In June 2007, they received venture capital funding from Sequoia Capital, and in June 2008, they announced a partnership with HBO


2008

Clickatell - In 2008 Clickatell received venture capital funding from Sequoia Capital and became a USA private company backed by large private equity investors

 

Metaswitch - In January 2008 Francisco Partners, a private equity firm, and Sequoia Capital, a venture capitalist firm, invested an undisclosed sum in Metaswitch

 

Imeem - In April 2008, imeem received a new round of funding from Sequoia Capital


2009

Y Combinator (company) - In 2009, Y Combinator partnered with Sequoia Capital and angel investors such as Ron Conway, Paul Buchheit and Aydin Senkut to further the support of the young startups with increased funding


2010

Sebastian Siemiatkowski - In 2010, Klarna started providing services in Germany and the Netherlands, and in May the same year, San Francisco-based Sequoia Capital entered as investors

 

Klarna - In 2010, Klarna started providing services in Germany and the Netherlands, and in May the same year, San Francisco-based Sequoia Capital entered as investors

 

Sumo Logic - Headquartered in Redwood City, California, Sumo Logic was founded in April 2010 by ArcSight veterans Kumar Saurabh and Christian Beedgen, and has received funding from Accel Partners, DFJ Growth, Greylock Partners, Institutional Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, &Sutter_Hill_Ventures and angel investor Shlomo Kramer

 

Sumo Logic - Headquartered in Redwood City, California, Sumo Logic was founded in April 2010 by ArcSight veterans Kumar Saurabh and Christian Beedgen, and has received funding from Accel Partners, DFJ Growth, Greylock Partners, Institutional Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, &Sutter_Hill_Ventures and angel investor Shlomo Kramer


2011

Weebly - In 2011, Weebly raised a growth-stage round from Sequoia Capital and added Roelof Botha to its board of directors

 

Color Labs - In September 2011, Douglas Leone revealed that Sequoia Capital only invested three days before the scheduled launch of Color


2014

Tokopedia - In October 2014, Tokopedia managed to make history as the first technology company in Southeast Asia to received a USD 100 million investment from Sequoia Capital and SoftBank Internet and Media Inc


2015

BankBazaar - In July 2015, it raised Rs. 375 crore in its Series C round of funding led by Amazon with participation from Fidelity Growth Partners, Mousse Partners as well as existing investors Sequoia Capital and Walden International


2016

In 2016, Sequoia hired Polyvore CEO Jess Lee, 33, as an investing partner, making her Sequoia's first female investing partner as well as one of its youngest partners add something

 

The U.S. firm had 11 partners as of 2016 add something

 

Sebastian Siemiatkowski - At Money20/20 Europe held in Copenhagen in April 2016, co-founder and CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski told Sequoia Capital partner Mike Moritz that he had no plans to take the company public

 

Klarna - At Money20/20 Europe held in Copenhagen in April 2016, co-founder and CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski told Sequoia Capital partner Mike Moritz that he had no plans to take the company public


2017

As in 2017, they have exited in 68 IPOs and 203 acquisitions add something