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SoftBank Invests $940 Million in Nuro for Driverless Deliveries

SoftBank is investing nearly $1 billion in a robotic-delivery vehicle startup, a hefty injection of capital that could help accelerate the race to put driverless vehicles on the road......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 12th, 2019

Driverless delivery startup Nuro gets $940 million SoftBank investment

Autonomous technology startup Nuro said on Monday it raised $940 million from SoftBank Group Corp, which valued the Silicon Valley-based company at $2.7 billion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 11th, 2019

Driverless delivery startup Nuro gets $940M SoftBank investment

Autonomous technology startup Nuro said on Monday it raised $940 million from SoftBank Group Corp, which valued the Silicon Valley-based company at $2.7 billion......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 11th, 2019

SoftBank invests in Alphabet business for cellphone antennas in the sky

A SoftBank Corp subsidiary said on Wednesday it had invested $125 million in an Alphabet Inc company that is working to fly cellphone antennas high in the atmosphere to provide internet in areas that are difficult to reach......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 25th, 2019

SoftBank invests $125 million in Alphabet venture to put cellphone antennas in the sky

A SoftBank Corp business seeking to find a way to fly cellphone antennas high in the atmosphere to provide internet in underserved areas said on Wednesday it was investing $125 million in an Alphabet Inc spinoff working on the same problem......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 24th, 2019

GM Soars After Soft Bank Invests $2.25BN In Driverless-Car Unit

Step aside Tesla and Uber: there is a new-selfdriving cool kid in town. On Thursday morning, tech-investing giant SoftBank Vision.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 31st, 2018

GM Shares Surge as Softbank Fund Invests in Its Driverless-Car Unit

SoftBank’s tech-focused Vision Fund will invest $2.25 billion in General Motors’s driverless-car unit, as the auto maker battles tech companies and startups in a race to commercialize autonomous vehicles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

Kroger Plans to Introduce Driverless Grocery Deliveries

Kroger, the largest U.S. supermarket chain by sales, said it would work with electric-vehicle startup Nuro to test what they called the world’s first driverless grocery deliveries......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 28th, 2018

SoftBank Invests $400 Million in Home-Selling Startup Opendoor

SoftBank Group is raising its bet on the real-estate sector, as the Japanese conglomerate’s tech-focused Vision Fund has invested $400 million in online homebuying marketplace Opendoor Labs, the companies said......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 27th, 2018

SoftBank Invests $400 Million in Home-Selling Startup

SoftBank Group is raising its bet on the real-estate sector, as the Japanese conglomerate’s tech-focused Vision Fund has invested $400 million in online homebuying marketplace Opendoor Labs......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 27th, 2018

Softbank Invests In Autonomous Grocery Delivery Startup Nuro

TechCrunch reports that SoftBank, a Japanese multinational holding group, has led a $940 m.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 11th, 2019

SoftBank invests in Mubadala"s new $400 million European tech fund: FT

Japan's SoftBank Group has provided nearly half the cash for the new $400 million fund by Abu Dhabi's state-owned Mubadala Investment Co that aims to back European start-ups, the Financial Times reported on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 18th, 2019

SoftBank invests in Mubadala"s new $400 million European tech fund: source

Japan's SoftBank Group has provided nearly half of the cash for Abu Dhabi's state investor Mubadala Investment Co's new $400 million fund investing in European start-ups, a source familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 18th, 2019

Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquarters

Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade......»»

Category: topSource: reuters6 hr. 35 min. ago

Domino"s (DPZ) Partners Nuro for Autonomous Pizza Delivery

Domino's (DPZ) is starting driverless pizza del.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nyt10 hr. 20 min. ago

San Francisco health tech company snags $205 million from SoftBank

Collective Health has snagged $205 million in Japanese investor SoftBank's latest foray into the digital health arena. The San Francisco-based company — which aims to simplify health insurance by partnering with an array of health providers, speciali.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2019

Deal of the Week: Boeing invests in ABQ company

Boeing HorizonX Venture's portfolio includes 19 companies, and the fund typically invests from $1 million to the low tens of millions, GeekWire reported......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2019

AT&T invests more than $700M in Wisconsin in most recent 3-year period

During the most recent three-year period, Dallas-based telecommunications giant AT&T Inc. invested more than $700 million in its wireless and network infrastructure in Wisconsin, according to a news release from the $170 billion company. That invest.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2019

Altria invests $372 million for stake in oral nicotine pouch "on!" maker Burger Group

Altria Group Inc. said Monday it re.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 3rd, 2019

What"s trending now in Houston’s industrial industry

A market record 16.2 million square feet of industrial product is under construction in Houston, up approximately 10% from the fourth quarter of 2018.  Construction deliveries have also increased from last quarter, with 3,491,685 square feet complete.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2019

NIO Inc. Reports Unaudited First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Quarterly Total Revenues reached RMB1,631.2 million (US$243.1 million)Quarterly Deliveries of the ES8 .....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaMay 28th, 2019