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UK chip startup Graphcore raised $50 million from Sequoia to help it build AI processors

UK CHIP STARTUP GRAPHCORE RAISED $50 MILLION FROM SEQUOIA TO HELP IT BUILD AI PROCESSORS

Sequioa has made just a handful of investments in UK companies. Graphcore said it plans to use the money to scale up production of...

Stripe joins $93 million investment into U.K. banking startup Monzo

STRIPE JOINS $93 MILLION INVESTMENT INTO U.K. BANKING STARTUP MONZO

Monzo , a U.K.-based startup building a mobile-first banking service, has raised £71 million in a round of funding from Stripe, Goodwater...

 
 
 
Nike Air Max 1 Premium in "Sequoia/Cargo Khaki"

NIKE AIR MAX 1 PREMIUM IN "SEQUOIA/CARGO KHAKI"

Nike is looking to add another seasonal sneaker colorway to its stable. The Sequoia/Cargo Khaki Air Max 1 Premium isn't "Wheat" , but...

Nike's Air Max 97 Ultra Surfaces in "Sequoia"

NIKE'S AIR MAX 97 ULTRA SURFACES IN "SEQUOIA"

So far, we've only caught a glimpse of one version of Nike 's slip-on Air Max 97 Ultra re-work: a clean "Triple Black" pair that surfaced...

 
 
 
Chatbot Builder Drift Gets $32M from GC, Sequoia, HubSpot, CRV

CHATBOT BUILDER DRIFT GETS $32M FROM GC, SEQUOIA, HUBSPOT, CRV

Investors continue to feed the chatbots. Drift, a Boston-based startup that helps businesses boost sales and marketing efforts with...

 
 
 
Zilingo raises $18M for its fashion e-commerce service in Southeast Asia

ZILINGO RAISES $18M FOR ITS FASHION E-COMMERCE SERVICE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Southeast Asia-based fashion marketplace Zilingo has closed an $18 million Series B funding round led by Sequoia Capital India and...

Leap.ai launches job matching platform after raising $2.4 million

LEAP.AI LAUNCHES JOB MATCHING PLATFORM AFTER RAISING $2.4 MILLION

Leap.ai , which uses artificial intelligence to match job seekers with employers, today launched with $2.4 million in seed money. Participants...

 
 
 
Hiker comes face-to-face with mountain lion in NorCal park

HIKER COMES FACE-TO-FACE WITH MOUNTAIN LION IN NORCAL PARK

A hiker came face-to-face with a mountain lion on a hiking trail in Sequoia National Park, and the stare-down was caught on camera.

 
 
 
Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software

MOMENTA RAISES $46M SERIES B FOR ITS SELF-DRIVING CAR SOFTWARE

Beijing-based Momenta announced this morning that it raised a $46 million Series B round led by NIO Capital, Sequoia Capital China...

Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move

ROLLING SEQUOIA: IDAHO TREE TIED TO JOHN MUIR SET FOR MOVE

BOISE, Idaho - Not very often does a 10-story-tall, 800,000-pound landmark change locations. Especially one that's alive.

 
 
 
2018 Toyota Sequoia

2018 TOYOTA SEQUOIA

MSRP: TBA Horsepower: 381 hp MPG: Up to 13 city / 18 highway Dimensions: 205” L, 80” W, 77” H Curb weight: Up to 6,000 lbs. The 2018...

Equity podcast: Betting against Elon Musk, and Sequoia's Roelof Botha owns how many Teslas?

EQUITY PODCAST: BETTING AGAINST ELON MUSK, AND SEQUOIA'S ROELOF BOTHA OWNS HOW MANY TESLAS?

Welcome back to another episode of Equity, TechCrunch's weekly podcast that works to put the ‘fun' in ‘venture capital.' This week...

 
 
 
Airwallex raises $13M led by Tencent to bring its cross-border payment service to Europe

AIRWALLEX RAISES $13M LED BY TENCENT TO BRING ITS CROSS-BORDER PAYMENT SERVICE TO EUROPE

Australia-based cross-border payments startup Airwallex has closed a $13 million Series A round to expand its reach across Asia Pacific...

Lana Del Rey Wrote This Song While Driving Home From Coachella

LANA DEL REY WROTE THIS SONG WHILE DRIVING HOME FROM COACHELLA

Lana Del Rey might not have performed at Coachella , but she still found a way to get us some new music. The Lust for Life singer stopped...

 
 
 
Confluent raises $50 million led by Sequoia Capital

CONFLUENT RAISES $50 MILLION LED BY SEQUOIA CAPITAL

Confluent , a startup that provides commercial support for the Apache Kafka open-source software, announced today a funding round of...

 
 
 
2018 Toyota Sequoia: Fresh Styling and New Safety Stuff for the SUV That's As Old As the Trees

2018 TOYOTA SEQUOIA: FRESH STYLING AND NEW SAFETY STUFF FOR THE SUV THAT'S AS OLD AS THE TREES

When Toyota launched the Sequoia for 2001, it probably intended to endow its largest SUV with attributes associated with the mammoth...