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LONDON — Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia is going against the grain with its new London office.
The tech investor, which has profited off the back of early bets in companies like Google and Apple, has shunned London’s exclusive Mayfair neighborhood and decided to set up shop in nearby Marylebone — a fashionable corner of west London with Georgian streets and “classy vibes,” according to TimeOut. It’s also the home of fictional private detective Sherlock Holmes.
“Sequoia has signed a lease on a London office in the Fitzrovia/Marylebone area and it is currently working on the design/fit out,” said a spokesperson for the firm. “Once that is done,…