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SoftBank confirms it may sell some of its T-Mobile stake

June 16, 2020 0

SoftBank Group confirmed today it is considering selling its T-Mobile U.S. shares. Bloomberg reported last month that SoftBank was nearing an agreement to sell about

SoftBank’s Q1 2020 earnings presentation mixes comedy and drama

May 19, 2020 0

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re digging into SoftBank’s

Cruise lays off 8% of workforce amid COVID-19, puts resources toward engineering

May 14, 2020 0

Cruise, the self-driving car subsidiary of GM that also has backing from SoftBank Vision Fund, automaker Honda and T. Rowe Price & Associates, is laying

Investors in LatAm get bitten by the hotel investment bug as Ayenda raises $8.7 million

February 22, 2020 0

Some of Latin America’s leading venture capital investors are now backing hotel chains. In fact, Ayenda, the largest hotel chain in Colombia, has raised $8.7

Startups Weekly: Oyo has issues + A farewell

January 5, 2020 0

Welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic,

India’s financial services firm Paytm raises $1B

November 25, 2019 0

Paytm said on Monday it has raised $1 billion in a new financing round as the Noida-headquartered firm, which once dominated the local mobile payments

Energy Vault raises $110 million from SoftBank Vision Fund as energy storage grabs headlines

August 15, 2019 0

Imagine a moving tower made of huge cement bricks weighing 35 metric tons. The movement of these massive blocks is powered by wind or solar

Sony announces a new $185M fund to invest in tech startups

July 3, 2019 0

Sony is doubling down on the world of startup investment. The Japanese tech giant announced a new fund that is aiming to raise 20 billion

SoftBank Vision Fund partner David Thevenon is coming to Disrupt Berlin

July 3, 2019 0

SoftBank Vision Fund has single-handedly changed the game when it comes to tech startup investment. And that’s why I’m excited to announce that SoftBank Vision

Grab raises more money — again

June 27, 2019 0

Southeast Asia’s highest-capitalized startup is sitting on even more money from investors today after ride-hailing Grab announced it has raised $300 million from Invesco. The

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