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Company Overview of Sequoia Capital

Company Overview

Sequoia Capital is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in incubation, seed, start-up, early, and growth, emerging growth, mature, mid-venture, late-venture, and PIPE investments in private and public companies. The firm seeks to invest in all sectors with a focus on energy, financials and financial services, healthcare and healthcare services, Internet, mobile, outsourcing, and technology. Within energy, the firm invests in alternative energy, conventional energy, energy efficiency, energy storage, and energy services markets. Within financials and financial services, it invests in banking, brokerage, payments, and enabling technology. Within healthcare and healthcare serv...

3000 Sand Hill Road

Building 4

Suite 250

Menlo Park, CA 94025

United States

Founded in 1972





Key Executives for Sequoia Capital

Managing Partner, Partner, President, and Chairman
Age: 58
Founder, General Partner, and Venture Capitalist
Age: 82
Chief Financial Officer
General Partner, Managing Partner, Partner, and Venture Capitalist
Age: 57
Managing Partner, Venture Capitalist, and General Partner
Age: 50
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sequoia Capital Key Developments

Micromax Informatics Reportedly To Sell Itself

Micromax Informatics Limited is reportedly seeking a potential sale and is eyeing at a valuation of $3 -3.5 billion. According to media reports, Micromax has started talks with SoftBank Corp. (TSE:9984) and Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) for a potential sale. Sequoia Capital and TA Associates Management, L.P., stakeholders in Micromax would have an exit option in case the sale materializes. Goldman Sachs is reported to be advising Micromax over the sale process.

Urban Ladder May Raise INR 3.1 Billion

Urban Ladder Home Decor Solutions Private Limited is in talks with Sequoia Capital, existing investors Steadview Capital Management LLC, SAIF Partners and Kalaari Capital to raise more than $50 million (INR 3.1 billion) at a valuation of about $150 million, according to two investors directly involved in discussions. Sequoia has committed to lead the fund-raising round, one of them said, and more investors could be brought in before the deal is closed. Urban Ladder will use the money to acquire customers and expand its product portfolio, another person familiar with the discussions said.

Investor Consortium To Sell Ujjivan Financial Services

An investor consortium might sell a stake in Ujjivan Financial Services Private Limited to CDC Group plc, CX Partners, NewQuest Capital Partners and a unit of Bajaj Corp Limited (NSEI:BAJAJCORP). Consortium includes Elevar Equity, LLC, Sequoia Capital, Lok Capital Group and Wolfensohn Fund Management, L.P. CDC Group, CX Partners, NewQuest and Bajaj Group are planning to invest INR3,000 million in Ujjivan.

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