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TaxJar grabs $600K in seed funds

TaxJar said Wednesday that it has secured $600,000 in seed funding. Investors included Dan Rose, vice president of partnerships at Facebook; Harris Barton, principal at H Barton Asset Management; and Roy Rubin, co-founder and COO at Magento. TarJar is a provider of tax management services for online retailers.

Goetz of Sequoia Capital speaks on stage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 in San Francisco

Sequoia wins big with Facebook’s $19 bln buy of WhatsApp

Facebook will pay $19 billion in cash and stock for mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp, producing a huge return for Sequoia Capital. WhatsApp raised just a single round of venture capital totaling $8 million from Sequoia and an unidentified investor in April 2011 at a valuation of $78.36 million, according to Thomson Reuters.

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