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|Headquarters||Menlo Park, California, USA|
|Number of locations||6|
|Employees||~ 130 worldwide|
Sequoia Capital is an American venture capital firm located in Menlo Park, California, United States Sequoia's diverse portfolio includes companies in energy, financial, health care, mobile and technology sectors.
The firm 
Sequoia Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in incubation, seed stage, start-up stage, early stage, and growth stage investments in private companies. It also invests in public companies. The firm seeks to invest in all sectors with a focus on services including financial services, healthcare, Internet, outsourcing, retail, and wireless; mobile; technology; software including application, infrastructure, data management, and wireless; systems including networking, infrastructure, security, and wireless; components including semiconductors with a focus on analog and mixed signal, networking, multimedia, and programmable and wireless components; and energy including alternative energy, conventional energy, energy efficiency, energy storage, and energy services.
The firm seeks to invest in companies based in the United States for early and seed stage investments. However, for growth stage investments, it does not limit its investments to any country and recent funds have been internationally focused. It invests between $100,000 and $1 million in seed stage, between $1 million and $10 million in early stage, and between $10 million and $100 million in growth stage.
Sequoia invests in these sectors: Sequoia Capital's full portfolio can be seen on its website.
- Financial services
Within financial services, it invests in banking, brokerage, payments, and enabling technology.
Within healthcare, the firm invests across diagnostic services, genetics services, lab services, patient services, product development services, and enabling technology companies.
Within Internet, it invests in advertising, communications, ecommerce, games, media, search, social networking, and enabling technology companies.
- Mobile sector
Within the mobile sector, the firm invests in advertising, applications, devices and enabling technology companies.
Within outsourcing, it invests across business process outsourcing, hosting services, managed services, professional services and software development services.
Within technology, the firm invests in semiconductor, sub-systems, systems, software, and services companies.
It also invests in optical components; computer, subsystems, and communication systems; and consumer and professional services.
The firm's investments include Airbnb, Apple, Aruba Networks, Google, YouTube, PayPal, Instagram, Meraki, Cisco Systems, Oracle, Electronic Arts, Yahoo!, NVIDIA, Lattice Engines, Navigenics, Cotendo, Atari, Ameritox, Kayak, Meebo, Admob, Knowlarity Communications, Zappos, Green Dot and LinkedIn. With its broad range of highly successful investments, Sequoia estimates that 19% of the NASDAQ’s value is made up of firms that they have invested in.
See also 
- Business plan
- Private Equity
- Venture capital
- Startup company
- Silicon Valley
- Green Technology Valley