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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: benzinga1 hr. 15 min. ago

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 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: valuewalk31 min. ago

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

SoftBank nears first closing of $100-billion tech fund

Initial investments will likely include $45 billion from Saudi Arabia and $25 billion from SoftBank.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 9th, 2017

SoftBank Near First Round Closing of $100B Tech Fund; Said to Include $45B from Saudi Arabia, $25B from Softbank; $1B Each from Apple, Qualcomm, Oracle

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-09/softbank-near-first-closing-of-100-billion-tech-fund.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 9th, 2017

With Billions To Burn, SoftBank Goes Window Shopping For WeWork

Funding rumors are swirling around office co-working space company WeWork, which is the target of a possible $1 billion investment from the newly created $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund, according to The Wall Street .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 1st, 2017

Softbank Is Reportedly Considering a $1 Billion Investment in WeWork

The deal could be among the first from SoftBank's $100 billion technology fund. SoftBank Group is considering an investment of more than $1 billion in office-space sharing start-up WeWork, the Wa.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 31st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank considers $1 billion investment in WeWork

SoftBank Group Corp. is weighing an investment of well over $1 billion in shared-office space company WeWork Cos., in what could be among the first deals from its new $100 billion technology fund, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 30th, 2017