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SoftBank Tech Fund to Invest $2.25 Billion in GM's Self-Driving Unit - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalSoftBank Tech Fund to Invest $2.25 Billion in GM's Self-Driving UnitWall Street JournalSoftBank Vision Fund will invest $2.25 bi.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 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

One $100 Billion Tech Fund Isn"t Enough for SoftBank CEO

SoftBank’s near-$100 billion Vision Fund has yet to close, but its acquisitive founder says the launch of Vision Fund II is “just a matter of time.”.....»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMay 16th, 2018

Why SoftBank Plans To Move Its $20 Billion Ride-Hailing Stakes Into the Massive Vision Fund

SoftBank has emerged as "the king of ride-hailing." Japan’s SoftBank is reportedly planning to move its stakes in companies such as Uber, Ola, Grab, 99, and Didi Chuxin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 25th, 2018

WeWork in Talks With SoftBank to Double Valuation to as Much as $40 Billion

SoftBank Group Corp. is in discussions to invest another giant slug of capital in WeWork Cos., with a potential deal that would value the shared-office company at $35 billion to $40 billion, people familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 13th, 2018

WeWork could double in valuation with SoftBank investment

WeWork is in talks with SoftBank Group regarding a cash infusion that could double WeWork in valuation. The potential deal would value the New York-based office-sharing company at $35 billion to $40 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal. That i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

SoftBank just made its second-ever enterprise software investment

SoftBank's massive Vision Fund has made it's second-ever investment in enterprise software company Cohesity, a California-based compa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 11th, 2018

Why Microsoft is buying GitHub in a $7.5 billion deal

The deal, experts say, might help the company meet the massive demand for software development in emerging areas of tech including the Internet of things and cloud computing......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 4th, 2018

Softbank Vision Fund to invest billions in GM"s San Francisco self-driving car operation

In what General Motors Corp. CEO Mary Barra calls "a landmark investment," the Softbank Vision Fund will invest $2.25 billion in GM Cruise Holdings LLC, the San Francisco-based developer of self-driving cars. GM acquired the forerunner startup Crui.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2018

UPDATE: GM shares soar 10% on news of $2.25 billion SoftBank Vision Fund investment in self driving unit

General Motors Co. shares leapt 10% in premarket trade Thursday after the car maker said .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 31st, 2018

Tesla"s stock extends slide after GM"s self-driving unit gets $2.3 billion Softbank investment

Tesla Inc.'s stock fell 1.1% in premarket trade Thursday, extending their slide after General Motors Co. said SoftBank Vision Fund was planning a $2.25 billion investment in GM's self-driving unit. J.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 31st, 2018

SoftBank Vision Fund to Invest $2.25 Billion in GM"s Driverless-Car Unit

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

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

GM gets $2B investment from Uber backer SoftBank for self-driving cars

General Motors is getting a $2.25 billion investment from SoftBank Vision Fund for its self-driving car division with a goal of bringing self-driving vehicles to the market in 2019. GM will al.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 31st, 2018

Japan, last in startups, needs Masa the super angel

SoftBank's founder should use his next $100 billion fund differently.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 16th, 2018

SoftBank’s Founder Has Plans for Another Ginormous Tech Investment Fund

“Vision Fund 2 will definitely come, it’s just a matter of when." Masayoshi Son, the founder and chief executive officer of SoftBank Group sftby , is already thinking about .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 16th, 2018

SoftBank, PIF in early funding talks with banks on huge solar project - sources

DUBAI (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp and Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund are in early talks with banks about potential funding for a multi-billion dollar solar power project planned in the kingdom, say sources familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 14th, 2018

WeWork Wants to Be its Own Landlord, Using Other Investors" Money

WeWork’s $850 million deal to buy the Lord & Taylor store building via its new real-estate investment fund would make the company both landlord and tenant—raising conflict-of-interest questions......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 13th, 2018

Spending at World"s Biggest Tech Fund Exceeds Even Its Own Ambitions

SoftBank’s nearly $100 billion Vision Fund has moved more aggressively to invest and reap returns in its first year than even its ambitious initial targets indicated......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMay 10th, 2018

A Chinese billionaire was just sent to 18 years in jail for $10 billion fraud

Wu Xiaohui, former chairman of Anbang Insurance Group Co., was sentenced to 18 years in prison after being convicted of fund-raising fraud and embezzlement, according to the official Xinhua News Agency......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 10th, 2018

The World"s Biggest Hedge Fund Derisks Massively, Goes Short Stocks

Early in 2018, we detailed Bridgewater's massive short bet against Europe, peaking at a record total short against the EU's biggest companies of around $22 billion. At the time we noted that, since Bridgewater is not known for picking.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2018