WeWork is raising $3 billion from SoftBank and its massive tech fund

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-HoonWeWork, the fa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2017

SoftBank plans to invest roughly $880 billion in tech through its already-massive Vision Fund

Koki Nagahama/Getty Images Japanese conglomerate SoftBank plans to aggressively grow its $100 billion Vision Fund to roughly $880 billion. "Vision Funds 2, 3 and 4 will be established every two to three years," ac.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

What The Massive SoftBank Investment "Vision Fund" Means For Tech

SoftBank Group Corp (OTC: SFTBF)’s founder and CEO Masayoshi Son plans to make his childhood dreams come true after securing an unparalleled $92 billion in funding for his vision fund. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 23rd, 2017

Saudi-SoftBank tech fund nears $100 billion target - CNNMoney

CNNMoneySaudi-SoftBank tech fund nears $100 billion targetCNNMoneyA huge tech fund backed by Saudi Arabia and Japan's SoftBank is nearing its target of raising $100 billion. Investors have now .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 21st, 2017

Saudi-SoftBank tech fund nears $100 billion target

A huge tech fund backed by Saudi Arabia and Japan's SoftBank is nearing its target of raising $100 billion......»»

Category: topSource: moneyMay 21st, 2017

Uber Rival Grab To Raise Massive Round

Grab, the Singapore-based ride-hailing company that’s a main competitor to Uber in Southeast Asia, is in the process of raising more than $1.5 billion in a round led by Japanese tech conglomerate SoftBank (TKO: 9984), according t.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 27th, 2017

Apple joins SoftBank's Vision Fund with $1 billion investment - TechCrunch

TechCrunchApple joins SoftBank's Vision Fund with $1 billion investmentTechCrunchToday, Apple confirmed plans to invest in SoftBank's massive $100 billion Vision Fund, the international tech.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJan 4th, 2017

Apple (AAPL) Reportedly Set to Invest $1B in SoftBank Fund

Speculations are rife that Apple Inc. (AAPL) apparently might contribute $1 billion to SoftBank's massive tech fund Speculations are rife that Apple Inc. AAPL apparently might contribute $1 billion to SoftBank’s massive tech fund. The Jap.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksDec 13th, 2016

Softbank and the Saudis are creating a massive $100 billion fund to invest in tech companies

REUTERS/Rolex dela Pena/PoolDUBAI/TOKYO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and Japan's SoftBank Group said they will create a technology investment fund that could grow as large as $100 billion, aiming to create one of the world's largest private equity funds. The .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 14th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank eyes $18 billion listing for its telecoms business

Among ideas under consideration is listing roughly 30% of its profitable Japanese cellphone unit in Tokyo, as well as a separate listing overseas, which could raise nearly $20 billion and help fund tech investments.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 15th, 2018

Didi Chuxing, a Chinese Rival to Uber, Raises $4 Billion

The latest fund-raising round includes Japan’s SoftBank and values the company at $56 billion, raising the stakes in the global ride-hailing market......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytDec 21st, 2017

Up 26.23% Year To Date, Alkeon Sttill Sees Massive Opportunities In Tech

Looking at the macro market picture, Panayotis “Takis” Sparaggis, chief investment officer for the multi-billion dollar New York based hedge fund, Alkeon Capital Management, se.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 10th, 2017

Masayoshi Son Dreams of Many Vision Funds: DealBook Briefing

The SoftBank founder said that investing his $93 billion tech fund shouldn’t be a problem — and has private equity moguls pondering their own giant funds......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytOct 26th, 2017

SoftBank has made $3 billion from its $100 billion tech fund in 5 months

Getty SoftBank's $100-billion Vision Fund has already made roughly $3 billion in .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 25th, 2017

Will SoftBank’s $6 Billion Bet in India Pay Off?

The SoftBank Vision Fund, the largest technology investment fund in the world, has set its sights on India. In August, the fund added another Indian tech firm to its grow.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 26th, 2017

WeWork lands $4.4 billion SoftBank investment for expansion

WeWork Cos. agreed to a $4.4 billion investment from SoftBank Group Corp. and its Vision Fund, part of an aggressive global expansion plan for the co-working startup. New York-based WeWork, which... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 26th, 2017

SoftBank invests additional $3 billion in shared-office startup WeWork

(Reuters) - WeWork Cos said on Thursday it received an additional $3 billion investment from Japan's SoftBank Group and its Vision Fund, helping the shared-office startup ramp up its expansion globally......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 24th, 2017

SoftBank Finalizes $4.4 Billion WeWork Investment

SSoftBank Group Corp. has finalized a deal to invest $4.4 billion in office-sharing company WeWork Cos., a massive deal that demonstrates the outsize ambition of the Japanese conglomerate to wield influence in startups around the world......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 24th, 2017

WeWork gets $4.4 billion from SoftBank

WeWork just announced that it’s receiving a $4.4 billion investment from SoftBank Group and SoftBank Vision Fund. It’s been less than a month since WeWork announced $500 million in funding for a standalone WeWork China business, which SoftBank par.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2017

SoftBank and Fund to Invest $4.4 Billion in WeWork

The Japanese conglomerate continues a run of making outsize bets on an array of start-up companies......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 24th, 2017

SoftBank Filings Confirm It"s Taking Extra Risk in Giant Tech Fund

Filings by SoftBank Group show it has taken on outsize risk in its new SoftBank Vision Fund, which has said it would have at least $93 billion to put into big technology bets......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 10th, 2017