Sequoia Capital India is a venture capital and private equity firm investing in companies in India and Southeast Asia that is headquartered in Bengaluru, India and was founded in 2000 by KP Balaraj, Raj Dugar, Sandeep Singhal, SK Jain, and Sumir Chadha. The firm is a subsidiary of Sequoia Capital.
Notable investments made by Sequoia Capital India include: Flyrobe, FreeCharge, Nearbuy, GoZefo, UnitedLex, Runnr, Just Dial, Equitas Holdings, Citrus Payment Solutions, Zarget, CleverTrap, Zenyum, Mosaic Wellness, Urban Ladder, Amica Financial, Digfin, and Quolum.
On August 22, 2018 Sequoia Capital India announced raising $695 million in capital for their Sequoia Capital India VI venture capital fund. Sequoia Capital released a public statement when the fund was announced, it read:
As we look to the future, the menu of investment opportunities is unprecedented — from mobile internet to online brands, enterprise SaaS to AI, crypto to deep tech in healthcare, new age consumer brands and beyond. India and Southeast Asia, meanwhile, are at an inflection point, and we are witnessing incredible quality of new investment opportunities.