Groww looks to expand offerings

The Bengaluru-based company now offers direct investments in mutual funds, stocks, initial public offerings, digital gold, and exchange traded funds. It is backed by fintech investor Ribbit Capital, YC Continuity Fund, and Propel Ventures, apart from Tiger Global and Sequoia. The company has raised more than $142 million from investors, of which $113 million came … Read more

StashAway to raise $25 million USD in Series D funding round led by Sequoia Capital India

  DUBAI, UAE, April 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — StashAway is raising $25 million USD in its Series D funding round led by Sequoia Capital India, one of the region’s leading venture capital firms. StashAway’s existing investors, Eight Roads Ventures, the global investment firm backed by Fidelity International and early investor in Alibaba; and Square Peg, the largest venture capital fund in Australia, also participated in the round. The … Read more

Razorpay’s valuation triples in six months on latest fundraise

Business payments and financial services startup Razorpay has raised $160 million as part of its Series E round co-led by existing investors, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC and Sequoia India, at a valuation of $3 billion. Last October, the firm had secured $100 million in a round led by GIC and Sequoia India at a … Read more

Silicon Valley’s pro-Trump VCs and founders once donated millions to Trump. They’ve gone quiet after last week’s insurrection on Capitol Hill.

Sequoia’s Doug Leone donated over $100,000 to Trump’s 2020 election efforts and also donated to Josh Hawley’s 2018 Senate campaign, public records show. As other pro-Trump business people and tech CEOs condemn last week’s Capitol Hill insurrection, Leone has remained quiet, alongside other, deep-pocketed Trump supporters in Silicon Valley. The Capitol Hill riots have renewed … Read more