Posts Tagged: Sequoia Capital


China, Jumei make-up daily deals

China’s daily deals sector gets a boost as one site seeks to raise $400 million in US IPO

China’s daily deals industry is worth about US10 billion per year – and that makes the risky and highly fragmented sector worth fighting...

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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Knowlarity acquires rival Unicom Techlabs

Indian cloud telephony startup Knowlarity buys rival, looks for more buyouts in 2014

Indian cloud telephony startup Knowlarity has strengthened its business with the acquisition of rival company Unicom Techlabs. The deal happ...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 10:03 pm
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Boyaa Interactive Texas Hold

Chess and poker app maker Boyaa to snag $133 million in IPO

Shenzhen-based mobile games developer Boyaa Interactive announced it will start an initial public offering Thursday on the Hong Kong stock...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 9:59 am
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App Annie raises $15 million from Sequoia Capital, sees Asia as important region

Data analytics tool App Annie today announced it has closed a $15 million funding round. The series C round was led by Sequoia Capital’s U...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 7:29 pm
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China ecommerce

China Leads Asia in VC Investments in E-Commerce; Sadly Acquisitions Are a Rare Sight [STATS]

Earlier today we looked at a report that has counted up $6.9 billion in investments among Asian e-commerce sites from 2010 to the present da...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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FreeCharge India

The Story of Sequoia-backed FreeCharge and its Success in India

FreeCharge was founded on August 2010 by Kunal Shah and Sandeep Tandon. The service allows users to top-up their mobile phones for “free...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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JFDI Startups

JFDI Unveils 7 Startups for Its Demo Day on June 3

Singapore-based incubator JFDI.Asia today unveils its seven startups that have graduated from its 100-day accelerator program. It is down fr...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 5:42 pm
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madeiracloud

China’s MadeiraCloud Gets $1.5 Million Funding, Opens US Office

We’ve been following the progress of Beijing-based MadeiraCloud pretty closely since last year, and today the cloud visualization and mana...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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China Airbnb clones, Mayi

Among China’s Airbnb Clones, It’s a Battle Between Ants and Little Piggies

Our first two bits of Chinese startup funding news of 2013 could not have gone to companies with weirder names. Beijing-based Xiaozhu.com (m...

  • January 7, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Chinese wine estore Jiuxian uncorks $70 million in funding

Chinese wine estore cracks open a bottle of bubbly to celebrate nearly $70 million in funding

Jiuxian, arguably China’s top wine-specialist ecommerce site, has revealed it has secured RMB 420 million – that’s US$69 m...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 8:57 am
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India

India’s Zomato gets $37 million in funding led by Sequoia Capital to challenge Yelp in more markets

It’s a big day for India-based restaurant listing site Zomato. This morning the startup rolled out in six new cities around the world R...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 6:20 pm
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Chinese makers of Fishing Joy raise $50 million in funding

Chinese mobile gaming company formerly called CocoaChina raises $50 million

Chinese mobile gaming giant Chukong Technologies – formerly called CocoaChina – revealed today it has secured $50 million in ser...

  • October 18, 2013
  • at 10:19 pm
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HealthKart Plus, Indian startup

Despite Regulatory Hassles, India’s Healthkart Gets Huge Funding to Expand Medicine Sales

India’s HealthKart sells everything from vitamins to vital medicines via its online portal, but it’s such a heavily regulated and contro...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Asia ecommerce stats 2013

Asian E-Commerce Sites Net $6.9 Billion in Investment in Past 3 Years, But Exits Still Tiny [STATS]

Asian e-commerce companies have attracted $6.9 billion across 383 deals – through funding, acquisitions, and IPOs – from 2010 to...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 10:35 am
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Snapdeal acquires Shopo

Indian E-Store Shopo is Acquired in a Snappy Snapdeal Deal

This afternoon, Indian e-store Snapdeal acquired the Fab-like handicrafts site Shopo for an undisclosed sum.

  • May 31, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
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Just Dial IPO India

India’s Just Dial Ready to Raise $175 Million in IPO Next Week

I know that India’s Just Dial has been on the verge of an IPO before, but this time it’s for real. The local search engine, which now op...

  • May 13, 2013
  • at 7:08 pm
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One of China’s Top Square Clones Swipes Funding From Sequoia

Lots of services are battling to be China’s equivalent of Square, the smartphone add-on that allows anyone to accept credit card payments....

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 11:09 pm
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Xipin, China’s Fab.com, Attracts About $1.5 Million in Series A Funding

Fresh out of this summer’s DemoChina 2012, the Chinese flash sales site Xipin.me – which models itself closely on Fab.com –...

  • October 22, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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