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Sequoia Capital is a venture capital firm that has invested in companies like Google, Apple, Cisco, YouTube, AirBnB and WhatsApp. Founded in 1972 by Donald Valentine, companies backed by Sequoia have created over $3.3 trillion dollars in market capitalization.

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Elevate Credit

Embark Trucks

EndoChoice

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Eventbrite

Evernote

Everwise

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Figma

First Republic Bank

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FutureAdvisor

GameFly

GenEdit

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Glossier

Good Eggs

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Green Dot

Guardant Health

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The company branch in China was founded in 2005 and its managing partner is led by Neil Shen. It invests in industries such as logistics, drones, biotechnology, autonomous driving, and bike-sharing. It also invests globally in eight countries outside of China. Sequoia Capital China has offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, and other cities throughout China.

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This subsidiary of the company was founded by Haim Sadger in 1999 and was folded back into the main Sequoia Capital in the United States in 2016. It is run by Haim Sadger and had five funding rounds during its time as an independent branch of the company.

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Donald Valentine

Founder

Aaref Hilaly

EmployeePartner

Alfred Lin

EmployeePartner

Amy Sun

Partner

Andrew Reed

Partner

Bill Coughran

EmployeePartner

Blair Shane

Partner and Chief Marketing Officer

Bryan Schreier

EmployeePartner

Carl Eschenbach

Partner

Chad Dyer

EmployeeChief Information Officer

Chandra Narayanan

Chief Data Scientist

Doug Leone

Partner

Jaime Bott

Partner, Human Capital

James Buckhouse

Head of the Sequoia Design Lab

Jeff Pashalides

Corporate Development

Jess Lee

Partner

Jim Goetz

EmployeePartner

Jung Son

Chief Compliance Officer

Liu Jiang

Partner

Marie Klemchuk

U.S. Chief Financial Office

Matthew Miller

Partner

Michael Abramson

Partner

Michael Dixon

Partner

Michael Moritz

EmployeePartner

Mike Vernal

Partner

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This subsidiary of the company was was founded in 1999 and was folded back into the main Sequoia Capital in the United States in 2016. It is run by Haim Sadger and had five funding rounds during its time as an independent branch of the company.

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CenterRun Software

Charlotte Tilbury

Chartboost

Citizen

Clari

Clearwell Systems

Clever

Clickatell

Clover Health

Clutter

Cobalt Robotics

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Sequoia Capital

Sequoia Capital is a venture capital venture capital firm that has invested in companies like GoogleGoogle, AppleApple, CiscoCisco, YouTubeYouTube, AirBnB AirBnB and WhatsAppWhatsApp. Founded in 1972 by Donald Valentine, companies backed by Sequoia have created over $3.3 Trilliontrillion dollars in market capitalization.

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Sequoia Capital is a California-based venture capital company that aims to invest early in companies that it deems to be "dentmakers" with the intention to aid with growing them. The company invests in seed funds and helps the start-ups with the initial stages of growing a business, such as hiring engineers, product development, strategy, and introducing early customers.

It also partners with established companies that are looking for step-function growth.Sequoia Capital utilizes a scout program in which individuals are financially backed by the company and are expected to invest in early-stage start-ups so that Sequoia Capital can have an advantage when larger funding rounds occur.There are several hundred scouts that work for the company and the scouts have the benefit of keeping a portion of the profits from the companies in which they invest Sequoia Capital's finances.

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In the United States, Sequoia-backed companies account for more than 20% of NASDAQ's total value. Industries in which the company invests include energy, finance, enterprise, healthcare, internet, technology, and mobile. Sequoia Capital also invests money on behalf of non-profits and schools, such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The company also has branches in various parts of the world, including China, India, and Israel. It has had three global growth funds and the one in 2018 had a five year investment horizon. The minimum investment to join a global growth fund is $250 million.

Sequoia Capital China

The company branch in China was founded in 2005 and is led by Neil Shen. It invests in industries such as logistics, drones, biotechnology, autonomous driving, and bike-sharing. It also invests globally in eight countries outside of China. Sequoia Capital China has offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, and other cities throughout China.

Sequoia Capital India

Sequoia Capital India came to be in 2006, with a Southeast Asia branch following in 2012 and its managing director is Abheek Anand, who manages along with multiple other directors. This branch of the company focuses on technology, consumer, and healthcare start-ups. It focuses on investments that are connected to Internet users as India has one of the highest amount of users in the world and that number is continuously growing.

Sequoia Capital Israel

This subsidiary of the company was was founded in 1999 and was folded back into the main Sequoia Capital in the United States in 2016. It is run by Haim Sadger and had five funding rounds during its time as an independent branch of the company.

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PV Kannan

San Jose, California

Computer Software for businesses to attract customers

100 Thieves

Matthew Haag

Los Angeles, California

Esports organization

23andMe

Anne Wojcicki

Mountain View, California

Genetic testing

3Com (HPE)

Dion Weisler

Marlborough, Massachusetts

Technology products

ActionIQ

Tasso Argyros

New York CIty, New York

Distributed data engines

AdMob

Omar Hamoui

Mountain View, California

Pay-per-click advertising marketplace

Against Gravity

Nick Fajt

Seattle, Washington

Augmented and Virtual Reality Company

Agile Software

San Jose, California

Content management software

AgilOne

AirBnb

Brian Chesky

San Francisco, California

Accommodation rental platform

AirStrip

Altiscale

AMCC (MACOM)

Stephen G. Daly

Lowell, Massachusetts

Integrated circuits manufacturer

Ameritox

Amplitude

Amylin

Pascal Soriot

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Diagnostic and therapeutic products for diabetics

App Annie

Appirio

Apple

Tim Cook

Cupertino, California

Technology and devices

Arbor/Hyperion

Armis

Aruba

Keerti Melkote

Santa Clara, California

Designs mobility-defined networks for large corporations

Aspect Development

Assurex Health

Aster Data

Mayank Bawa

San Carlos, California

Big Data management for businesses

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There's Only One Lucky Investor Who Got A Piece Of $19 Billion WhatsApp

Alyson Shontell

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February 19, 2014

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How Sequoia Capital Stays On Top | Forbes

May 8, 2013

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