Peak XV ramps up dealmaking following Sequoia split

Peak XV Partners, the most influential venture firm in India and Southeast Asia, has signed more than 10 term sheets and witnessed three exits in the 10 weeks since it announced a split with Sequoia,

Sequoia debuts Atlas, an interactive guide to the European tech talent landscape

There is an estimated 3 million software engineers in Europe, depending on what report you want to believe, but finding the right engineers for the job at hand isn’t all that straightforward. Lo

Sequoia splits China and India arms from US mothership to avoid ‘portfolio conflict’ and ‘market confusion’

Sequoia plans to split into three entities — Sequoia Capital in the U.S. and Europe, Peak XV Partners in India and Southeast Asia, and HongShan in China — as the storied venture firm separ

Backed by Sequoia Southeast Asia, SquareX protects web users with disposable browsers

Much of our computer time is spent in a web browser, where we check emails, create documents, transfer files, carry out online banking, shop or stream entertainment. This leaves us vulnerable to secur

Dozer exits stealth to help any developer build real-time data apps ‘in minutes’

Dozer touts itself as as a plug-and-play infrastructure backend that allows any developer to create low-latency data APIs.

Hex lands another $28M as data collaboration platform continues to gain traction

Many companies are struggling to get funding these days in an increasingly tight investment environment. It seems the days are gone when VC firms approach promising startups about funding instead of t

Tavus taps generative AI to power personalized videos with voice and face cloning

Tavus enables companies to create "unique" videos tailored to a specific individual, based entirely on a single initial recording.

Sequoia heats up early-stage startup investments in India and Southeast Asia

On a recent winter morning in New Delhi, Rajan Anandan and Pieter Kemps were pacing the floor of a five-star hotel, quizzing a group of over two dozen young startup founders about their goals. One fou

Replicate wants to take the pain out of running and hosting ML models

Replicate, a startup that runs machine learning models in the cloud, today launched out of stealth with $17.8 million in venture capital backing; $12.5 million of the total came from a Series A led by

Caldera raises $9M from two rounds led by Sequoia and Dragonfly Capital

Caldera, a no-code web3 infrastructure platform, raised $9 million across two rounds, its co-founder, Matt Katz, exclusively told TechCrunch. The startup was founded in March 2022 by Katz and Parker J

Practice your startup pitch on TechCrunch Live with Vanta and Sequoia

Practice pitching your startup on this week’s TechCrunch Live. I have two amazing guests and they bring along a lot of startup pitching experience. Three guests of this week’s TechCrunch Live even

CloseFactor raises $15.2M to automate repetitive sales processes

Several years ago, co-founders Leena Joshi, Ben Cheung and Erik Buchanan experienced frustration with the amount of manual work they were putting into collecting information about sales and marketing

Sequoia’s Carl Eschenbach, who led deals for Zoom and Snowflake, to run Workday as co-CEO

Carl Eschenbach, a longtime enterprise software executive who joined Sequoia Capital in 2016 and went on to lead a number of lucrative deals for the venture firm, is going back to an operating role. A

HR platform Sequoia says hackers accessed customer SSNs and COVID-19 data

Benefits and payroll management company Sequoia says hackers accessed sensitive customer information, including their Social Security numbers and COVID-19 test results. According to Wired, which first

Robco links up with $14M led by Sequoia to bring modular robotics to industrial SMBs

After years of outsourcing and offshoring manufacturing to countries with cheaper labor and bigger production ecosystems, the U.S. and Europe are on a mission to bring some of that industrial work bac

Sequoia India’s Surge backs health tech startup RedBrick AI in $4.6M funding

Health tech startup RedBrick AI has raised $4.6 million in a funding round led by Sequoia India and Southeast Asia’s Surge as it plans to expand the market for its medical imagery annotations so

Dragonfly, Haun Ventures and Sequoia talk web3 and more at TC Sessions: Crypto

While the overall crypto markets have been in a rough spot lately, web3 venture capitalists have never had more conviction — or more funding at their disposal — to back startups and teams building

Vanta lands $40M to automate cybersecurity compliance

Vanta, a security compliance automation startup, today announced that it raised $40 million in an extension of its Series B funding round that closed in June, which valued the company at $1.6 billion.

Kumo aims to bring predictive AI to the enterprise with $18M in fresh capital

Kumo, a startup offering an AI-powered platform to tackle predictive problems in business, today announced that it raised $18 million in a Series B round led by Sequoia, with participation from A Capi

Meta alumni’s startup TrueFoundry raises $2.3M to accelerate ML deployments

A group of former Meta engineers is building a platform to help enterprises deploy machine learning models at the speed of big tech companies. Their startup, TrueFoundry, has raised $2.3 million in a
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