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Sequoia Capital

Sequoia Capital:

Sequoia Capital has raised $2.85 billion to invest in startups in India and Southeast Asia.

  • Of this, the venture capital firm will deploy about $2 billion in Indian startups while the remaining $850 million will be used to fund startups in the Southeast Asia region.
  • This is the biggest dedicated India fund raised by an investor at a time when startup funding has slowed down on global cues.
  • Sequoia Capital is an American venture capital firm. The firm is headquartered in Menlo Park, California and mainly focuses on the technology industry.
  • The venture capital fund has been an early backer of some of the biggest tech companies in the world including Apple, Google and WhatsApp.
  • It is one the most active VC fund company in India. In India it is an investor in Byju’s, Unacademy and Zomato.