About Sequoia Capital
Sequoia Capital in India currently manages funds capitalized at close to USD 1.4 billion and invests across venture, growth, and late stage opportunities. It takes a long-term view on investments and plays the role of an active, value-added partner to entrepreneurs, business families and management teams. Over the past 7 years, Sequoia Capital has invested in more than 70 companies in India including Café Coffee Day, Just Dial, Micromax, Mu Sigma, Pine Labs, Paras Pharma, Prataap Snacks (Yellow Diamond), Stovekraft (Pigeon), Vasan Healthcare, Vini Cosmetics (Fogg) and Zomato. Sequoia Capital operates out of offices in Bangalore, Mumbai, and New Delhi.
Globally, Sequoia Capital has an unparalleled track record of partnering with entrepreneurs to create global market leaders. Sequoia Capital has been an early investor in companies such as Apple, Cisco, Dropbox, Google, LinkedIn, Oracle, Yahoo, YouTube and Zappos. Sequoia Capital maintains dedicated teams in USA, China, India and Israel.
Navneet Publications (India) Ltd
Navneet Publications India Ltd. is one of the prominent names in the education sector with a strong presence in the publication and stationery business for over five decades. The company has a turnover of USD 124.6 mn and a market cap of over USD 360.0 mn. Navneet has been a pioneer in the supplementary book segment and has over 60% market share in Maharashtra & Gujarat in this segment. It has a strong brand presence across India having a direct relationship with over 24,000 schools and a robust distribution network of over 85,000 retail outlets for its various products. Over a period of five decades Navneet has been able to build a strong goodwill within the education fraternity and its products and services are strongly advocated by teachers within the student community. Strong management team and excellent corporate practices have enabled Navneet to stay ahead of its competition and also post consistent growth year on year.