Sequoia India about to finish raising $280M fund

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[Update 8/17: The fund has since been finished at $300 million]

Sequoia Capital India has nearly finished raising a $280 million fund for early-stage investing, according to a regulatory filing.

It is called Sequoia Capital India III. A filing from Aug. 2 shows that Sequoia has raised $264.5 million. The filing was first reported by VentureWire (subscription required)

The fund follows the $200 million fund it had raised previously.

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