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Wednesday Jul 9 | Clickety Clack

Cross-Screen Ad Tech Startup Appier Raises $6M Series A From Sequoia Capital

Appier, an advertising technology startup, has raised a $6 million Series A from Sequoia Capital.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, World News, Taiwan

Tue Jul 08, 2014

VentureBeat

For Sequoia Capital, 'mobile tectonics' is how it'll find its next billion dollar company

Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/08/for-sequoia-capital-mobile-tectonics-is-how-itll-find-its-next-billion-dollar-company/ How can you leverage mobile to increase profitability for your company? Find out at MobileBeat , VentureBeat's 7th annual event on the future of mobile, on July 8-9 in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology, Square

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Sarah In Tampa

Which has had more impact in the last 5 years, Sequoia Capital or Y Combinator?

As in, if it didn't exist, how much worse of a place would the world be today? Sequoia Capital has managed to make a huge number of influential investments during this time but, if it were not around, it's likely those deals would have been made anyway, just with other VC firms.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups

Thu Jul 03, 2014

SocalTECH.com

Rincon Ventures Backs Keen IO

Southern California technology investor Rincon Venture Partners has backed Keen IO , a company developing mobile analytics software.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Business Journal

Venture's Q2 surge: Dollars, deals and dominant players

There were fewer venture exits around the world in the second quarter but the amount of capital exited soared, according to PitchBook Data.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups

PE Hub

Sequoia Capital backs Akosha

July 1, 2014: Akosha, India's biggest online consumer service and feedback platform, today announced that it has received a total funding of $5.2 million from Sequoia Capital including a seed round that happened earlier.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups

PE Hub

Sequoia Capital leads Series A round for Keen IO

According to a blog post on its site, Keen IO has closed $11.3 million in Series A financing.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Business Journal

The 7 unicorns of the PayPal mafia

A rare, and possibly unique collection of talent gathered around online payment company Paypal in its early years.

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Related Topix: Startups, PayPal, 9, The Founders Fund, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Yelp

GigaOM

Starting with an API, Keen IO wants to build a company that will outlive us all

Startup Keen IO has a plan to become the premier platform for developers that want to analyze their data - a plan that doesn't include being absorbed into the fold of a larger, less-innovative company.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Cairo, IL

Mon Jun 30, 2014

TechCrunch

CoreOS Raises $8M Series A Round, Launches Managed Linux As A Service

CoreOS, a Linux distribution optimized for very large server deployments, today announced that it has raised a $8 million Series A funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers with follow-on investments by Sequoia Capital and Fuel Capital.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Search Engines

Mon Jun 23, 2014

GigaOM

Sequoia tosses $12M into the maker of the LIFX connected light bulb

Sequoia Capital has led a $12 million investment into LIFX, the makers of a Wi-Fi capable LED light bulb that competes with Philips Hue.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups

Silicon Alley Insider

Why Investors Are Showering Money On Skyhigh Networks Just 16 Months After It Launched

Only a year after investing $20 million into cloud security startup Skyhigh Networks, investors Greylock Partners and Sequoia Capital are doubling down, pouring another $40 million in, Skyhigh announced today.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

TechCrunch

Cross-Screen Ad Tech Startup Appier Raises $6M Series A From Sequoia Capital

Appier , an advertising technology startup, has raised a $6 million Series A from Sequoia Capital.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, World News, Taiwan, Marketing

Mon Jun 16, 2014

PE Hub

Sequoia Capital and TOM Group invest in WeLab

WeLab said Monday that it has closed $14 million in Series A funding. The investors included TOM Group and Sequoia Capital .

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Internet, Science / Technology

Wall Street Journal

Grocery Delivery Startup Instacart Rings Up $44 Million in Funding

Instacart, one of a cadre of startups promoting the concept of same-day delivery, is getting a $44 million shot in the arm from a group of investors including Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Search Engines

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