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

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

Vision Fund 101: Inside SoftBank’s $93B Vehicle

The SoftBank Vision Fund has been making headline after headline since plans for the massive vehicle were announced last October, mostly due to its sheer size: The fund held its first close on $93 billion in May a.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 3rd, 2017

All Hail the Unicorn Maker: Is SoftBank’s Vision Fund Good for Tech?

Masayoshi Son has always been a bit of a gambler. In 2000, during the first dot com bubble, the 59-year-old SoftBank founder lost a record $70 billion. Undeterred, he continued with his… The post All Hail the Unicorn Maker: Is SoftBank’s Visi.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringJun 1st, 2017

SoftBank"s $93-bn fund triggers fears of another startup valuation bubble

However, the company carries a $125 billion debt, reports Tech in Asia.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 29th, 2017

SoftBank Carries Bulk of the Risk in World"s Biggest Tech Fund

SoftBank’s nearly $100 billion Vision Fund is structured so that investors such as Saudi Arabia and Apple gain a measure of protection, while boosting SoftBank’s risk—and potential reward......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMay 27th, 2017

SoftBank Holds First Close For Biggest Fund Ever

SoftBank has held the first close of its massive Vision Fund on $93 billion (yes, billion) in committed capital, seven months after the Japanese telecom giant announced the vehicle’s formation. The fund has raised eyebrows due to its sheer si.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 23rd, 2017