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49 Investments in 26 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Menlo Park
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Michael Moritz is Chairman of Sequoia Capital where he has worked since 1986. Michael represented Sequoia in its investments in Google, Yahoo, PayPal, Flextronics, Kayak, Pure Digital, and Zappos.com.

He has always had an eclectic set of investment interests and today represents Sequoia's interests in Klarna, Green Do, and Stripe, LinkedIn the world's professional nework, Instacart, PopSugar, the entertainment and fashion site for women 24-7-customer an outsourcing customer service company and The Melt a grilled cheese restaurant chain.

Before joining Sequoia, Michael worked as a correspondent for Time; wrote a couple books including the Little Kingdom, the first authoritative book about Apple's early years; and co-founded Technologic Partners, the precursor of Venture Wire.

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1986 - Current   (over 30 years)
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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2015$100M / Series C
Jan, 2015$220M / Series C
Dec, 2014$70M / Series C
Jun, 2014$44M / Series B
May, 2014$100M / Private Equity (Lead)
Mar, 2014€90M / Private Equity
Jan, 2014$80M / Series C
Oct, 2013undisclosed amount / Venture (Lead)
Jul, 2013$52M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2013$8.5M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2012$20M / Series B
Feb, 2012$18M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2011$15M / Venture
Apr, 2011$8M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2011$2M / Seed
Jul, 2010undisclosed amount / Series C (Lead)
May, 2010$9M / Series B (Lead)
Jun, 2009$16M / Series C (Lead)
Mar, 2009undisclosed amount / Series B (Lead)
Dec, 2008$13M / Venture (Lead)
Jun, 2008$53M / Series D
Feb, 2008$4.7M / Venture
Jan, 2008$50M / Venture
Dec, 2007$196M / Series D
Oct, 2007$30M / Series D
Aug, 2007undisclosed amount / Venture
Jun, 2007$10M / Series B
May, 2007$40M / Series F
Mar, 2007$22M / Series B
Dec, 2006$20M / Series B (Lead)
Oct, 2006$5M / Series A
Apr, 2006$10M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2006$100M / Private Equity
Nov, 2005$13M / Series E
Dec, 2004$7M / Series B (Lead)
Oct, 2004$20M / Series D
Apr, 2004$23M / Series B
Apr, 2004$7M / Series C
Mar, 2004$23M / Series B (Lead)
Nov, 2003$4.7M / Series A (Lead)

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