According to recent reports, the venture capital company Sequoia Capital is considered as optimistic in India since it was able to invest in a number of firms that are anticipated to become unicorns in the next few years. In a similar vein, Sequoia Capital has funded roughly 2.85 billion dollars to support companies in Southeast Asia and India despite the markets cooling off during a protracted period of rising interest rates.
In addition, Sequoia has raised roughly 2 billion dollars for Southeast Asian entrepreneurs, making it the greatest fundraising effort for the company to date.
In addition, the fund company is reported to own holdings in roughly 39 businesses that, according to ASK Private Wealth Hurun India Future Unicorn Index 2022, are likely to become unicorns in the next two to four years.
According to a report, Sequoia is in its 16th year of business in India and is said to have some blockbusters in its portfolio, such as DeHaat, Turtlemint, Progcap, CityMall, Classplus, Porter, and SaaS Labs. It also said that these companies have the potential to become unicorns in the next two years.
For the sake of clarification, firms that have a revenue of USD $1 billion, or around Rs 8,000 crore, are referred to as unicorns.
Having said that, Sequoia Capital has stated that there is a strong conviction that “now is our moment” in growing economies as well as rapidly changing communities throughout India and Southeast Asia.
In its message titled “Building for the Long-Term,” it predicted that in the ensuing decade, several significant businesses with regional or worldwide reach will emerge from this region.
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