Sequoia Capital Posts

$10 Million+ for Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Jesus Likeness Not Included

$10 Million+ for Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Jesus Likeness Not Included

Someone must have been a really big fan of Glee’s Grilled Cheesus episode.

VentureBeat is reporting that Jonathan Kaplan, who previously founded the company behind the Flip camera, is starting a chain of grilled cheese sandwich and soup restaurants. “Good for him, grilled cheese is awesome,” you may be thinking. And yes, grilled cheese and soup is an awesome combination, but we’re not sure if it’s $10 million good. Someone at Sequoia is though – they’ve given Kaplan enough money to open 20 stores, which cost between $500,000 and $1 million to open.

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Replica/Ripoff Online Fashion Retailer Milanoo Raises ‘Multiple Millions’ From Sequoia

Replica/Ripoff Online Fashion Retailer Milanoo Raises 'Multiple Millions' From Sequoia

Exhibit A of why Silicon Valley needs more women in the venture capital arena – at the very least during due diligence: Chinese online retailer Milanoo recently sent out a press release announcing a multi-million dollar investment from Sequoia Capital, one of Silicon Valley’s largest and most well established venture capital investment firms.

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Imran Amed's Signature9

Imran Amed's Signature9
The Business of Fashion editor introduces us to his signature style items

Diane Pernet's Signature9

Diane Pernet's Signature9
Fashion blogger and film festival creator, Diane Pernet, shares nine of her favorite things

Video interview with Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld

90 Seconds with Carine Roitfeld
In a Signature9 exclusive, we catch up with the Vogue Paris editor-in-chief

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