As the tech media processes any mega-acquisition, one of the more popular Internet guessing games is speculating how much various investors and employees are worth. For Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp -- the largest purchase in start[...]
Plain Vanilla Games, the studio that owns hyper-popular trivia game QuizUp, announced a $22 million fundraising round earlier today, with participation from Tencent Holdings and Sequoia Capital, according to BetaBeat.
QuizUp has been download by o[...]
Kiwi, an Android-focused gaming startup, has raised $9 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital, according to TechCrunch.
Gaming startups are a risky investment because of their blockbuster-centric nature (*cough* Zynga **cough cough**), [...]
As we wrote about earlier today, tech leaders are betting big on a 'reinvention of local,' from media to food delivery. Now, Sequoia Capital is throwing their hat in the ring by leading a $12.5 million Series B round in Thumbtack, which is betting th[...]
Online radio service TuneIn has raised a $25 million funding round led by Institutional Venture Partners, with participation from Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures and General Catalyst Partners.
With over 1 billion listening hours for the year in A[...]
Health Catalyst, a five-year old company which provides an analytics suite for healthcare systems to analyze and gain insights from electronic health records data, has raised a $41 million Series B round, according to TechCrunch. Investors include Se[...]
Paul Singh – partner at 500 Startups – says that the coming decade will signal “the rise of the angels.” According to VentureBeat, Singh argues that venture capitalists – who typically write much larger loans then angel investors and are part of priv[...]
Entrepreneurs currently in Sequoia’s pipeline are encouraged to use the firm’s resources to act as angel investors for less-established founders, reports Sarah Lacy at PandoDaily. Earlier this week, Sequoia filed paperwork with the SEC to establish a[...]
More than 100 students converged on the Princeton campus last weekend for the school’s first “Start @ A Startup” conference, presented by Sequoia Capital and the Princeton student-run publication Business Today.
According to TechCrunch, the genera[...]