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21 October 2016

Sequoia ends four-year chase of Polyvore CEO Jess Lee, makes her firm’s first ever VC

Jess Lee, Sequoia, Polyvore Sequoia Capital is said to have finally managed to recruit Polyvore CEO Jess Lee after a four-year long headhunt and has appointed her investing partner in the US.

23 June 2016

VC-backed Okta eyes IPO or sale

privacy-policy-510731_960_720 Venture capital-backed cloud identity management company Okta, is reportedly looking at a potential IPO or sale.

26 May 2016

Snapchat reels in whopping $1.8bn in latest VC-backed financing round

snapchat-1357488_640 Trendy photo-messaging app Snapchat has accumulated total funding of $1.8bn in its latest Series F round, according to an SEC filing, dwarfing the $200m raised in Series E last year.

5 May 2016

Sequoia leads $25m round in Drawbridge

coins-912278_960_720 Sequoia Capital has led a $25m Series C round in Drawbridge, a provider of cross-device identity data.

22 April 2016

Scale leads $32m Series C round in fraud prevention platform Forter

money-256281_960_720 US-based venture capital firm Scale Venture Partners has led a $32m Series C round in fraud prevention company Forter.

22 March 2016

Sequoia to close two China-focused funds next month

china and india map Silicon Valley-based Sequoia Capital is reportedly looking to raise up to $1.45bn for its or its latest China venture and growth funds.

17 March 2016

Investor trio looking to exit Chinese Happigo Home Shopping

shop-942398_1920 Chinese private equity firms Hony Capital and CITIC Private Equity and US VC investor Sequoia Capital are said to be planning to sell their stakes in Chinese Happigo Home Shopping.

15 March 2016

Former Sequoia partner alleges extortion in sex abuse lawsuit

gavel-952313-m A veteran Sequoia Capital partner has quit the firm and launched a countersuit against a woman who claimed he repeatedly sexually abused her over a 13-year period.

15 March 2016

University of Michigan backs THL Credit Direct Lending with $50m

chicago-890349_960_720 (1) The University of Michigan has agreed to commit up to $50m in a private debt fund affiliated with Thomas H Lee Partners.

18 February 2016

Sequoia, Jumei management propose take-private offer for business

beauty-422700_1920 Sequoia Capital has teamed up with Jumei International senior managers to launch a take-private offer for the 45 per cent of the company they do not already own.

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