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Sequoia Capital Teardown

Sequoia Capital is one of the original venture capital firms, active before Silicon Valley was Silicon Valley. In recent months it has maintained its reputation for investing early in Unicorn companies. But WhatsApp is only the most recent example of Sequoia’s incredible success. Below is CB Insights’ teardown of Sequoia Capital. Notes: Where’s the data […]

MobileIron: Bringing Mobile Magic to the MOBL Workforce

It’s hard to imagine now, but when Bob Tinker, Suresh Batchu and Ajay Mishra first walked through the doors at Sequoia in January 2008, building a business around enterprise mobility seemed like a pipe dream. Blackberry’s position looked unassailable. The iPhone, which had shipped a few months earlier, was dismissed by everyone in corporate IT […]

Sequoia And Nexus Invest $12 Million In Laptop Backup Startup Druva

Druva, the creator of data protection solutions for SMEs, announced this morning that it has raised $12 million in series B funding. The round was led by Nexus Venture Partners, with participation from existing investor, Sequoia Capital. Jishnu Bhattacharjee of Nexus Venture Partners will be joining Druva’s board of directors as a result of this […]