Sequoia Capital, whose “stealthy” scouting program first came to light last spring, looks to be formalizing the program by registering its first U.S. Scout Seed Fund with the SEC this morning.
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In the last twelve months, Jawbone, a 12-year-old, San Francisco-based company best known for its elegant Bluetooth headsets, has raised an astonishing $159 million, including $40 million just weeks ago from J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Deutsche Telekom, and Russian investor Yuri Milner. While the company didn’t disclose the valuation of its latest round, the Wall [...]
Evernote secured $20 million in a Series C investment round. New investor Sequoia Capital led the investment. Existing shareholders, including Morgenthaler Ventures, DOCOMO Capital and Troika Dialog, will also participate. Mountain View, Calif.-based Evernote plans to use the capital or product development and for expansion into new market segments. Sequoia Capital’s Partner, Roelof Botha will join Evernote’s board as an observer.