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Jim Goetz / Sequoia Capital:
WhatsApp in numbers: 450M active users, 32 engineers, $0 in marketing, and only $1/year to use   —  Four Numbers That Explain Why Facebook Acquired WhatsApp  —  WhatsApp Co-Founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton  —  Earlier today, Facebook announced its acquisition of WhatsApp for $16 billion.
Feb 19, 2014, 5:40 PMIn context
Doug Leone / Sequoia Capital:
Cisco acquires Meraki: how 3 guys from MIT transformed the networking industry   —  Quick: when was the last time you plugged in an Ethernet cable?  If you have trouble answering that question, you're one of the reasons why Cisco has agreed to acquire Meraki.
Nov 18, 2012, 9:10 PMIn context
Michael Abramson / Sequoia Capital:
Creating room in a crowd   —  Sometimes it's never too late to join a crowded market.  Just ask Paul English and Steve Hafner, who today announced an agreement to sell Kayak to Priceline for about $1.8 billion.  —  Today, Kayak's promise of ‘One and Done’ is well known as befits a company …
Nov 8, 2012, 5:40 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
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eero:
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Zoho:
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