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Flipkart, Ola, and government protection: an alternate view

[Editor’s Note: This article is written by Tarun Davda, VC at Matrix Partners. Matrix Partners is an investor in Ola] First things first. As a VC, I’m a strong believer in open markets and believe healthy competition leads to better outcomes for all involved, especially consumers. Since our economic liberalisation in 1991, we’ve seen that foreign competition has helped our own companies build better products at more competitive prices while becoming more …Read More

About Sequoia Capital

−About Sequoia Capital

Founded:  November, 1972Founders: Don Valentine Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA Funds Raised: $530M Description:Venture Capital Sequoia Capital is a venture capital firm founded by Don Valentine in 1972. The Wall Street Journal has called Sequoia Capital “one of the highest-caliber venture firms” and noted that it is “one of Silicon Valley’s most influential venture-capital firms”. It invests between $100,000 and $1 million in seed stage, between $1 million and $10 million in …Read More

The Top 100 Venture Capital Firms funding U.S. startups

−The Top 100 Venture Capital Firms funding U.S. startups

 Report Dates: 1/1/2013 to 12/31/2013 Firm Name # of Deals Sum Invested (USD Millions) Andreessen Horowitz 82 667.44 New Enterprise Associates 45 595.85 Google Ventures 73 562.05 Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers 34 532.51 Lightspeed Venture Partners 31 491.25 Accel Partners 33 488 First Round Capital 57 440.06 General Catalyst Partners 40 426.91 SV Angel 67 330.9 Battery Ventures 28 325.24 Khosla Ventures 36 318.52 Sequoia Capital 25 279.17 Canaan …Read More