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Sequoia Capital India

Founders KP Balaraj Raj Dugar SK Jain Sandeep Singhal Sumir Chadha

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Total investments 665
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$33M
Portfolio companies 352
Rounds per year 27.71
Lead investments 161
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.47
Exits 40
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services
  • Software
  • Internet
  • FinTech
Summary

Sequoia Capital India appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2000. The main department of described VC is located in the Bengaluru. The company was established in Asia in India.

The current fund was established by KP Balaraj, Raj Dugar, Sandeep Singhal, SK Jain, Sumir Chadha. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Sequoia Capital India, startups are often financed by BEENEXT, Wavemaker Partners, Omidyar Network. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Norwest Venture Partners, Y Combinator, Greenoaks Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tiger Global Management, Maverick Ventures, SAIF Partners.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Go-Jek, Tokopedia, Oyo Rooms. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are SaaS, Internet. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - India.

The high activity for fund was in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The typical startup value when the investment from Sequoia Capital India is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 43 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this Sequoia Capital India performs on 18 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Attentive

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
$7M08 Feb 2024 New Delhi, Delhi, India

Sarvam AI

Software
$44M07 Dec 2023 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Grapevine

Information Technology
Internet
Social Media
Software
$2M16 Oct 2023 Bangalore City, Karnataka, India

Aampe

Information Technology
Mobile Apps
Software
$7M05 Oct 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

ClearFeed

Collaboration
SaaS
Software
$2M04 Oct 2023 Beaverton, Oregon, United States

Bright Money

Artificial Intelligence
Credit Cards
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Personal Finance
$12M27 Sep 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Atlys

Software
Travel
$12M21 Sep 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Saladin

Auto Insurance
Health Care
Health Insurance
Insurance
$2M08 Sep 2023 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Neurowyzr

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical
$2M14 Aug 2023 Bukit Merah, Central, Singapore
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FloBiz Raises $31M in Series B Funding

– FloBiz is an Indian neobank for the Indian SMBs.
– Company raised $31m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Sequoia Capital India, Think Investments and its existing investors Elevation Capital & Beenext, with participation from angels like Vijay Shekhar Sharma (Paytm), Kunal Shah (CRED), Jiten Gupta (Jupiter), Amrish Rau (Pine Labs), Neeraj Arora (HalloApp), Nitin Gupta (Uni Cards), Ankit Tomar (Bizongo), Sayali Karanjkar (PaySense) and Krishnan Menon (BukuKas), along with 9Unicorns and Whiteboard Capital.
– The company intends to use the funds for team expansion, product development and scaling distribution.

Mobile Premier League Raises Series E Financing; Valued at $2.3 Billion

– Mobile Premier League, the Asian largest esports and skill gaming platform, raised its Series E round of financing at a pre-money valuation of $2.3b.
– The round was led by Legatum Capital with participation from existing investors Sequoia, SIG, RTP Global, Go-Ventures, Moore Strategic Ventures, Play Ventures, Base Partners, Telstra Ventures, and Founders Circle Capital.
– The new investment will be used to finance the company’s global expansion and invest in its technology.

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Total investments 665
Average round size 33M
Rounds per year 27.71
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 161
Follow on index 0.47
Exits 40
Group Appearance index 0.83

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Attentive

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
$7M08 Feb 2024 New Delhi, Delhi, India

Sarvam AI

Software
$44M07 Dec 2023 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Grapevine

Information Technology
Internet
Social Media
Software
$2M16 Oct 2023 Bangalore City, Karnataka, India

Aampe

Information Technology
Mobile Apps
Software
$7M05 Oct 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

ClearFeed

Collaboration
SaaS
Software
$2M04 Oct 2023 Beaverton, Oregon, United States

Bright Money

Artificial Intelligence
Credit Cards
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Personal Finance
$12M27 Sep 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Atlys

Software
Travel
$12M21 Sep 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Saladin

Auto Insurance
Health Care
Health Insurance
Insurance
$2M08 Sep 2023 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Neurowyzr

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical
$2M14 Aug 2023 Bukit Merah, Central, Singapore
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