OpenDNS, which wants to protect you from the many domain-oriented cyberattacks in the wild, got $9.26 million.
The co-founder of AdMob talks about moving to being an investor.
Seculert believes the cloud is the best way to get the realtime information about infections in your system.
Hamoui will focus on early-stage investments in mobile, the firm tells me, and he’ll be based in Silicon Valley.
Editor’s Pick Will the Sand Hill Road firms open their check books for you? We caught up with Sequoia Capital’s Warren Hogarth and Morgenthaler Ventures’ Missy Krasner to dig deeper into their investment thesis.
Amazon Web Services visualization startup MadeiraCloud has raised an undisclosed sum from Sequoia Capital, but a source tells us it’s in the “low single millions.”
Prestigious venture capital firm Sequoia Capital confirms existence of its Scout Seed Fund, which provides entrepreneurs with liquidity to make angel investments in early-stage startups.
Intel Capital comes out on top.
Editor’s Pick Game investments were red hot in the first half, but slowed after Zynga’s sinking market value crushed valuations.
Peer-to-peer lending marketplace Prosper.com raises $20M in new funding to accelerate growth.
HealthCatalyst is the latest health technology startup to benefit from the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, which mandates that health providers and hospitals shift to to electronic records.
Sequoia Capital led this round of funding for the mobile-ad network.
Sequoia’s latest VC fund is big, global, and aimed at later-stage growth companies.
Editor’s Pick While consumer-focused companies like Facebook and Zynga exploded, business software startups have been quietly scoring household-name customers with multi-million dollar budgets, kicking legacy players off their pedestal, and filing for higher-than-expected IPOs.
Versa Networks raises $14.35 million for secret network infrastructure product.
Co-founder Daniel Terry steps into a creative role as Ben Liu takes over.
Children app developer Duck Duck Moose raises $7M Series A
Medallia’s Customer Experience Management software gets $35 million from Sequoia.
Every three years or so, Sequoia Capital, one of Silicon Valley’s most accomplished venture capital firms, grabs our attention with a not-so-subtle change to its website.
The fund is part of a larger effort by the venture firm to raise $1 billion for a number of new funds that stretch across many continents.
Online security company Bit9 just announced the close of $34.5 million funding from some of the biggest names in venture capital. This is Bit9′s fourth round, and it’s led by Sequoia Capital. The round also includes existing investors Atlas Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and .406 Ventures.
Silicon Valley’s brightest young minds will vie for $150,000 in rewards as part of a full-day entrepreneurial challenge at Stanford University this Tuesday.
Long-time venture capitalist Michael Moritz, a key partner in one of Silicon Valley’s biggest VC firms, Sequoia Capital, is stepping back from his management role because of an incurable, rare medical condition. He announced the news to fellow investors in an email today.
Based on conventional wisdom, Quantenna shouldn’t exist as a startup maker of Wi-fi chips. It has huge competitors among chipmakers Broadcom, Marvell, and Qualcomm-Atheros. But Quantenna is announcing a gargantuan $79 million funding round today because it has figured out how to do Wi-Fi chips that are faster and have greater range than its rivals.
Instagram chief executive Kevin Systrom just netted $400 million for selling his two-year-old startup to Facebook for $1 billion. That’s according to a report by Wired, which cites sources indicating that Systrom holds 40 percent of the company he founded.
InsightOne, maker of marketing analytics software for small- and medium-sized businesses,announced today it has raised its first round of funding, totaling $4.3 million.
Editor's Pick Xu Xiaoping, one of China’s most prominent angel investors, doesn’t think China will be able to produce its own equivalent of Steve Jobs or Bill Gates in this generation.
Cloud service consulting company Appirio announced today it has raised $60 million in its fourth round of institutional funding.