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May 15, 2019
As India strives to offer low-cost internet access, SoftBank has been quick to tap the potential of web-based businesses in a country with a population of more than 1.3 billion
May 13, 2019
SoftBank continues to bet on European fintech startups with its latest $800 million investment into Greensill Capital.
May 3, 2019
SoftBank is considering a public offering for its Vision Fund, the $100 billion vehicle that's been burning through cash at an unprecedented rate, according to The Wall Street Journal.
April 29, 2019
Travel startup GetYourGuide has reportedly raised $500 million from SoftBank at a €1.6 billion valuation ... or has it?
February 8, 2019
In Europe's biggest ever fintech deal, UK challenger bank OakNorth has raised $440 million from SoftBank's Vision Fund and Clermont—and has its sights set on conquering North America.
October 11, 2018
Snowflake's second huge fundraise of the year, Nextdoor's new CEO and very comfortable shoes are featured on this week's rundown of noteworthy happenings in the VC world.
October 10, 2018
SoftBank kicked off 2018 by becoming the biggest shareholder in Uber, and it may close it out with a major WeWork deal. Here's a look at those and a few other major investments from the Vision Fund.
August 9, 2018
SoftBank's talks to invest billions of dollars in food startups joined a long-awaited product release and a series of ridehailing developments atop this week's VC headlines.
August 8, 2018
Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has decided to combine food delivery units Ele.me and Koubei, according to Reuters, in anticipation of a funding that could reportedly reach $5 billion from...
August 3, 2018
Insurtech company wefox is shopping around for investors for a new 'triple-digit million' euro funding round, per Reuters. The startup is said to have hired Goldman Sachs to line up possible...
August 1, 2018
Just about a year after its launch, Brandless has raised $240 million in a Series C round. The funds value the company at more than $500 million, per a Bloomberg report. The ecommerce startup sells...
July 30, 2018
Gaming technology company Improbable has secured a $50 million investment from Chinese tech giant NetEase, doubling the valuation of the company to around a reported $2 billion. The investment...
July 23, 2018
Since the start of 2008, SoftBank and its various investment arms have funneled $175 billion into 374 companies across 524 deals. Here's a look at its impressive breadth of holdings.
July 20, 2018
Chinese ridehailing business Didi Chuxing has partnered with SoftBank to launch Didi Mobility Japan, a taxi-hailing platform that will be available in select Japanese cities this fall. The platform...
June 26, 2018
PolicyBazaar, which provides an online insurance comparison platform and a lending marketplace, has brought in $200 million in a round led by the SoftBank Vision Fund, with participation from Info...
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