Posts Tagged: Sequoia

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Chinese carpool app gets $10M investment to offer cheap rides and reduce congestion

Haha isn’t China’s first carpooling app, but it looks to be the most promising so far.

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Sequoia raises $530 million to pump into Indian startups

Over the past eight years in the country, the firm has invested in more than 75 companies including Micromax, Just Dial, and Capillary Techn...

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 12:16 pm
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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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Xipin, China’s, Attracts About $1.5 Million in Series A Funding

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

  • October 22, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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What is Sequoia India Doing in Singapore? An Interview with Shailendra Jit Singh

Shailendra Jit Singh is the managing director of Sequoia Capital India. That’s the sort of investment firm that entrepreneurs dream ab...

  • February 6, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Fashionandyou Bags $40 Million From Norwest, Intel, Sequoia, Nokia

I have been hearing a lot about from some of my friends in India. It is one of the most socially savvy e-commerce sites in...

  • November 16, 2011
  • at 4:22 pm
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TWIA #61: This is Social Media!

Starting off with congrats to Mike Foong with his 4th kid, Myra Ines Foong, the TWIA crew is back to discuss the interesting stories that do...

  • July 25, 2010
  • at 2:10 pm
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The simple news reader app that’s taking China by storm just netted $100 million funding from Sequoia Capital

The news aggregator launched in August 2012 and now has more than 90 million registered users.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 12:58 pm
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Sequoia-backed Startup AdNear Moves HQ from India to Singapore

Update: We learned from AdNear that its platform is also available in Singapore and made changes accordingly. A PR rep also updated us on th...

  • June 11, 2013
  • at 5:46 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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China’s Yelp-like Dianping Secures Over $60 Million in Funding

The Chinese Yelp-like site Dianping has once again hit the jackpot, pulling in, it has announced, “over $60 million” in series D...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 5:54 pm
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Free Coupons a Big Business for, Secures More Funding From Sequoia

The Indian startup has announced this afternoon that its has secured funding worth Rs. 20 crores (US$4 million) from Sequoia C...

  • January 25, 2012
  • at 5:07 pm
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Dianping Gets Glowing Review From Chinese VCs

The Chinese group buying and venue review site,, has been awarded the title of “Chinese web company with the most investm...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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