Sequoia Capital India’s First Investment

Sequoia Capital India does series A round of investing in TutorVista. The investment is around $2 million. It is founded by Ganesh K who is a serial entreprenuer with earlier successes like Customer Asset(BPO). Tutorvista according him is a “new generation education company” that is challenging the “cyber coolie” label given to the Indian BPO sector and is offering a more specialized outsourcing service called KPO — or knowledge process outsourcing.

I have met Ganesh a few times in TiE bangalore meetings, he comes across a very energetic and is extremely analytical and he gave me some very good feedback on my ideas.

I found it very amusing that I could not find any link in any of the online space( online papers or blogs(like contentsutra or alootechie etc) or even Sequoia/Tutor’s website) where I could link to this piece of news. I read this news in todays edition of Economic times. We need some place(site or a blog) where we can gat information of what is going on in the startup scene in India.

update: Contentsutra refers to businessstandard article here

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2 thoughts on “Sequoia Capital India’s First Investment

  1. Good idea. Maybe we can start a collaborative blog. Having 5 to 6 people will ensure that it’s updated regularly and the news coverage is extensive. What say ?

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