Songbird, the browser/music player hybrid, recently took money from Sequoia. Tucked away on their web site is the jaw-dropper:
Sequoia Capital, has been the investor and business partner in companies that make up over 10% of NASDAQ’s value.
Assuming that this is true, it’s no wonder that all the entrepreneurs I talk with dream of taking money from Sequoia. Their recent successes have pulled them ahead of long-time rival Kleiner Perkins in the mindshare battle.