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We talked to Viola Growth partner Natalie Refuah about why overvalued companies are becoming more common—and some of the potential reasons behind the trend.
Feb 14, 2018
With its massive Vision Fund, SoftBank has been taking stakes in high-profile private businesses across numerous sectors and geographies. But what do all of these investments actually add up to?
Feb 8, 2018
Over the last few years, SoftBank and Didi Chuxing have each poured billions into the global ridehailing industry. We've taken a look at which companies they've backed.
Feb 2, 2018
In 2017, China cemented its presence in global venture capital, but the US still dominated deal value and much of the funds space. And then, of course, there's SoftBank.
Dec 18, 2017
Now worth $21 billion, WeWork's value has increased at a rapid rate since it was founded in 2010, from just under $100 million in 2012 to $5 billion in 2014 to more than $10 billion in mid-2015.
Aug 7, 2017
With nearly $100 billion to burn, we expect SoftBank to become one of the most active tech investors in the world. We’ve put together everything we know about the SoftBank Vision Fund.
Aug 2, 2017
The SoftBank-led $200 million investment in indoor farming startup Plenty puts the agtech industry on pace to procure a record amount of capital this year.
Jul 19, 2017
SoftBank has held the first close of its massive Vision Fund on $93 billion in committed capital. The first close comes seven months after the Japanese telecom giant announced the vehicle.
May 22, 2017
Will SoftBank's Vision Fund close on $88 billion, $100 billion or somewhere in between?
May 10, 2017
Paytm is reportedly in talks to raise $1.2 billion to $1.5 billion from SoftBank. The fresh funds could value the 7-year-old company at as much as $8 billion, up from a reported $5.1 billion valuation it reached last year.
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