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Scoop: Sequoia Capital just blew up the VC fund model

Sequoia Capital, one of the world's oldest and most successful venture capital firms, is forming a single fund to hold all of its U.S. and European investments, including stakes in publicly-traded companies, Axios has learned. Why it matters: Venture capital is the money of innovation, but the industry itself rarely...
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7 Coloradans make 2021 Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans

Seven Coloradans made Forbes’ annual list of the 400 richest Americans, one of them for the first time in more than a decade. The magazine released the 2021 version of its Forbes 400 list earlier this month. The top spot went to Jeff Bezos, with an estimated $201 billion net worth. The No. 400 slot went to Arkansas investment banker Warren Stephens, worth $2.9 billion.
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Investors pour money into Chinese start-ups despite regulatory crackdown

Venture capital investment in China rose in the July to September period from the prior quarter, bringing year-to-date totals to more than all of 2020, multiple data sources show. "The caution is centered heavily on certain sectors," Allen Lu, partner and head of TMT audit at KPMG China, said in...
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Sequoia dramatically revamps its fund structure as it looks to rethink venture capital model

The storied venture capital firm announced in a blog post today that they’re breaking with tradition, abandoning the traditional fund structure and their artificial timelines for returning LP capital. The firm’s future investments will soon all flow through a “singular, permanent structure” called The Sequoia Fund, the post from long-time GP Roelof Botha details:
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US Regulators Preparing a Crypto Gift For Banks; CoinList Turns Into a Unicorn + More News

Get your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Jelena McWilliams, who chairs the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, told Reuters that a team of US bank regulators is trying to provide a roadmap for banks to engage with cryptoassets, e.g., let banks hold crypto in custody, use them as collateral for loans, or even hold them on their balance sheets like more traditional assets. "If we don’t bring this activity inside the banks, it is going to develop outside of the banks. ... The federal regulators won’t be able to regulate it," McWilliams was quoted as saying.
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Sequoia Capital to Debut Consolidated Fund for VC

Sequoia Capital, one of the oldest venture capital firms, is putting together a restructured, single fund to be called the Sequoia Fund, the Financial Times (FT) reported. The Sequoia Fund will take capital from investors, filtering it to the usual Sequoia venture funds that put money into U.S. and European startups, according to the report. The fund will also hold Sequoia’s stakes in publicly listed companies like Airbnb.
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Sequoia Capital Plans to Invest More in Crypto

Venture capital giant Sequoia Capital has announced that it intends to register as an investment advisor with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in order to invest more in alternative assets of the likes of cryptocurrencies. According to a statement made by Sequoia partner Roelof Botha, the company is...
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CoinList Raises $100 Million in Funding Round, Hits $1.5 Billion Valuation

Digital token offering platform CoinList has announced on Tuesday that it raised $100 million in Series A funding, setting its valuation to $1.5 billion. According to a blog post on its official website, the funding comes in the midst of the growing demand witnessed over the last 12 months as the token issuance market’s figures skyrocket.
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Focaccia, Pizza, and Cloud from a VC Perspective with VMware Alumni

What goes better together than focaccia, pizza, and old friends? For VMworld this year, I hosted three legends of VMware at my house in San Jose for an exciting, food-filled discussion on all things past and future about the company and cloud. Watch it here. If you weren’t around at...
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Sequoia Capital will no longer be a venture capital firm

Despite every venture capitalist having “adventure capitalist” in their social bios, VC firms are notoriously staid institutions. That’s why Sequoia Capital, one of the biggest and oldest VC firms, is restructuring as just...a fund—hold the VC. The specifics: Sequoia is rolling up its US and European investments into one big...
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Cypress Capital LLC Grows Holdings in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN)

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in TXN. OLD Mission Capital LLC acquired a new position in shares of Texas Instruments during the 3rd quarter worth $207,000. Quilter Plc boosted its position in shares of Texas Instruments by 53.1% in the 1st quarter. Quilter Plc now owns 22,904 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $4,328,000 after buying an additional 7,947 shares in the last quarter. Kempen Capital Management N.V. boosted its position in shares of Texas Instruments by 7.2% in the 1st quarter. Kempen Capital Management N.V. now owns 6,393 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $1,208,000 after buying an additional 428 shares in the last quarter. Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Texas Instruments by 93.9% in the 1st quarter. Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC now owns 5,404 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $1,021,000 after buying an additional 2,617 shares in the last quarter. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its position in shares of Texas Instruments by 12.2% in the 1st quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 5,410,264 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $1,022,486,000 after buying an additional 586,749 shares in the last quarter. 82.51% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
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Diametric Capital LP Lowers Position in Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI)

Diametric Capital LP lessened its position in Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) by 12.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 15,491 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,292 shares during the quarter. Diametric Capital LP’s holdings in Gold Fields were worth $138,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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DeNet Raises $1 Million after Closing Pre-seed Funding Round

DeNet, a decentralized multichain storage platform, announced today that it had closed a pre-seed round, raising $1 million. According to a press release shared with Finance Magnates, DeNet is building an ecosystem based on decentralized data storage, targeting users seeking high data security services and NFTs storage. The main participants...
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Capital International Investors Has $7.39 Billion Stock Holdings in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of PM. Quilter Plc boosted its stake in shares of Philip Morris International by 1.7% during the 1st quarter. Quilter Plc now owns 100,686 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,935,000 after acquiring an additional 1,681 shares during the period. Bragg Financial Advisors Inc boosted its stake in shares of Philip Morris International by 30.4% during the 1st quarter. Bragg Financial Advisors Inc now owns 3,201 shares of the company’s stock worth $284,000 after acquiring an additional 747 shares during the period. Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Philip Morris International by 17.3% during the 1st quarter. Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC now owns 6,424 shares of the company’s stock worth $570,000 after purchasing an additional 947 shares during the last quarter. National Pension Service lifted its holdings in Philip Morris International by 7.9% during the 1st quarter. National Pension Service now owns 2,077,939 shares of the company’s stock worth $184,396,000 after purchasing an additional 151,930 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Westshore Wealth LLC acquired a new stake in Philip Morris International during the 1st quarter worth approximately $807,000. Institutional investors own 75.05% of the company’s stock.
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Fortune

Democrats look to Billionaire tax on unrealized capital gains

This is the web version of Term Sheet, a daily newsletter on the biggest deals and dealmakers. Sign up to get it delivered free to your inbox. As Democrats seek ways to pay for a proposed roughly $2 trillion social spending bill, a new annual tax on the unrealized capital gains of billionaires is likely to be included, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D.,-Calif.) told CNN Sunday.
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