Posts tagged with Sequoia Capital

Sequoia Capital takes simplicity too far with its new website

As far as VCs go, Sequoia Capital is a legendary firm. The startups it has funded include Apple, EA, Yahoo, YouTube and a little company called Google.

That last company seems to be the inspiration for Sequoia's newly-redesigned website, which now sports little more than a search box on its homepage.

Z to A: Amazon.com gobbles up Zappos.com

Zappos.com, an internet retailer that launched in 1999, survived the .com bust and went on to become the number one online footwear seller, has been purchased by Amazon.com in a mostly-stock deal worth over $900m.

Amazon plans to run Zappos as a wholly-owned subsidiary, with its new acquisition maintaining its own branding and separate operations.