The worldwide use of mobile devices to search for flights, hotels and other travel information is growing, and Sequoia Capital is betting on one mobile app maker to become the leader in the sector. The Silicon Valley venture firm has made one of its largest equity investments ever, acquiring shares of Skyscanner Ltd. in a deal that values the Scotland-based company at $800 million. Sequoia Capital Chairman Michael Moritz, whose investments include early bets on Google Inc., PayPal and LinkedIn Corp., called Skyscanner “one of the most attractive tech companies in Europe,” citing the expected growth in online travel search. “We’re still quite early in the evolution of online travel,” said Mr. Moritz, who will join the company’s board. “Despite…[the] large number of existing online travel vendors, the market over the next decade will expand enormously, accelerated by a proliferation of mobile devices.” Get the full story at The Wall Street Journal and TechCrunch