Founded in 1972 in Silicon Valley, Sequoia Capital is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs achieve great companies with everlasting careers. With localized funds in the U.S., China, and India, Sequoia Capital is a top global investment institution and was once ranked at the top of the 2019 Hurun Global Top 100 Active Unicorn Investors List.
Paradigm was founded in June 2018 by Fred Ehrsam, who was one of the co-founders of Coinbase. Co-founded by Matt Huang, a graduate of MIT, and Fred Ehrsam, a graduate of Duke University. Fred Ehrsam led the completion of the additional Series A funding for Headline. In addition, he also pulled a lot of resources for Zhang Yiming, which helped a lot in the most difficult B-round financing for Headline Today. Later on, he was tapped by Sequoia Capital and led several successful investments in blockchain startups.