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

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

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 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

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

Softbank-Saudi tech fund becomes world's biggest with $93 billion of capital - Reuters

ReutersSoftbank-Saudi tech fund becomes world's biggest with $93 billion of capitalReutersSoftBank Group Corp Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, February .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 21st, 2017

It"s official: SoftBank"s tech fund becomes world"s biggest with $93 billion to invest

Brendan McDermid/ReutersSoftBank's Vision Fund is officially the world's biggest private equity fund after it announced on Saturday that it had closed $93 billion. The extra $7 billion, bringing the fund's total to $100 billion, is expe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 21st, 2017

SoftBank, Saudis Launch $100 Billion Tech Fund

Japan’s SoftBank and Saudi Arabia’s sovereign-wealth fund launched the world’s largest technology fund, designed to steer capital to cutting-edge technologies in U.S. startups and other global firms......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMay 21st, 2017

Softbank-Saudi tech fund becomes world"s biggest with $93 billion of capital

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Category: topSource: reutersMay 20th, 2017

Japan"s Sharp to invest $1 billion in SoftBank"s "Vision" Tech Fund

Taiwan's Foxconn intends to invest in the fund, as well as Apple Inc and chipmaker Qualcomm Inc.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 18th, 2017

SoftBank Nears Closing on $100 Billion Tech Fund

SoftBank, which logged a fall in quarterly operating profit due to a loss at its distribution operations, but a rise in net profit, said it was close to closing on a $100 billion technology investment fund......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 10th, 2017

Tech hype drives Didi Chuxing to $50 bln valuation

Enthusiasm for tech funds has China's top ride-hailing app pegged for a $50 billion valuation, on the back of a new round of fund-raising. Ryan Brooks reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 27th, 2017