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Cohesity may become a unicorn in another big SoftBank funding

Cohesity Inc., the San Jose company launched by ex-Google employee and Nutanix co-founder Mohit Aron, may become the region's newest unicorn. The hyperconverged secondary storage business is in late talks to raise a round of at least $150 million .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2018

Cyber Monday Special: SoftBank Wants to Buy Uber Shares at a 30% Discount

SoftBank is leading a group of investors seeking to acquire a stake of about 13% in Uber at a 30% discount to the ride-hailing unicorn's most recent round of venture funding......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 28th, 2017

SoftBank"s Vision Fund in talks to invest in Cohesity, Recode reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 16th, 2018

Ma"s Ant Financial to Raise $9 Billion, Become Biggest Unicorn

Ant Financial, carved out of Mr. Ma’s e-commerce giant Alibaba seven years ago, is preparing to raise $9 billion in a private funding round, up from a previous fundraising target of $5 billion......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 10th, 2018

Jack Ma"s Ant Financial to Raise $9 Billion, Become World"s Biggest Unicorn

Ant Financial, carved out of Mr. Ma’s e-commerce giant Alibaba seven years ago, is preparing to raise $9 billion in a private funding round, up from a previous fundraising target of $5 billion......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 10th, 2018

Rare Japanese unicorn Mercari to targets rapid U.S. expansion

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese flea market app operator Mercari Inc targets rapid expansion in the United States, its founder and chief executive told Reuters on Monday, after a recent funding round boosted its value beyond $2 billion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 2nd, 2018

Here"s the herd of Y Combinator unicorns that DoorDash just joined

As the first of Y Combinator's "unicorns" prepares to go public, a new one was born this week after DoorDash Inc. was the latest beneficiary of a SoftBank-led mega-funding round. San Francisco-based Dropbox Inc., meanwhile, will likely be the first .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2018

Sprint owner SoftBank bets $535M that food delivery startup can deliver

Food delivery company DoorDash has raised $535 million in a new funding round led by Japanese tech investor SoftBank Group Corp. that valued it at $1.4 billion, TechCrunch reports. SoftBank is the majority owner of Overland Park-based Sprint Corp. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2018

Data warehouse unicorn has big plans in San Mateo after raking in $263M in funding

The company led by former Microsoft and Juniper Networks executive Bob Muglia has signed a lease for 60,000 square feet in a new building going up near the San Mateo Caltrain station in downtown......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 25th, 2018

After SoftBank Investment, Uber Is No Longer World’s Most Valuable Unicorn

It's now valued at about $48 billion With SoftBank’s investment in Uber, the ride hailing app can no longer claim its long-held title of world’s most valuable startup. On Fr.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 19th, 2018

Busted Billion-Dollar-Baby Fraud Finds Another Greater Fool - Softbank Lends Theranos $100 Million!

Japan’s Softbank Group is coming to the rescue of yet another embattled Silicon Valley “unicorn”. The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday that Fortress Capital, the .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 24th, 2017

Look Out Uber—China's Didi Just Raised $4 Billion to Go Global in the Ride-Hailing Battle - Fortune

FortuneLook Out Uber—China's Didi Just Raised $4 Billion to Go Global in the Ride-Hailing BattleFortuneDidi Chuxing has scored another investment from SoftBank Group in a massive funding r.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 21st, 2017

China's Didi Is Valued at About $56 Billion After Funding - Bloomberg

BloombergChina's Didi Is Valued at About $56 Billion After FundingBloombergDidi Chuxing has scored another investment from SoftBank Group Corp. in a massive funding round that will bankroll the Chinese ride-hailing leader's exp.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 21st, 2017

Real estate tech startup Compass clinches $450 million from SoftBank

Compass continues to raise capital — this time from SoftBank Group. Less than a month after the New York-based real estate technology startup received $100 million in series E funding from Fidelity Investments, Tokyo-based SoftBank infused the c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2017

Anaplan looked like another troubled unicorn — but it"s back on track with a new $1.4 billion valuation

Anaplan Anaplan has raised $60 million in a new funding round that pushes its valuation to $1.4 billion, up from $1.1 billion. The new funding marks a keystone moment for first-time CEO Frank Calderoni, a well-known Silicon Va.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 5th, 2017

10 startups that died in 2017 — despite $1.7 billion in funding

Mario Tama / Getty Images Where there's life, there's death, and Silicon Valley is no different.  For every thriving billion-dollar unicorn, there are endless n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2017

Redwood City heart software startup is on the verge of becoming Silicon Valley’s latest unicorn

Redwood City-based medical software startup HeartFlow is on the hunt for a $150 million Series E round of funding, which would push the company’s private valuation above $1 billion, according to a new regulatory filing first spotted by PitchBook. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2017

Unicorn-holed: Softbank Coalition To Buy Uber Shares At A 30% Discount

And the hits keep coming for the unicornest unicorn in all of unicorn-land... Back in the summer, we suggested - for numerous reasons - that Uber's next round of financing may come at a significant discount to its curr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 27th, 2017

SoftBank funding may spur Uber to re-think foray into Southeast Asian mkt

SoftBank has also been a big investor in Uber's rivals across Asia.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 21st, 2017

SoftBank funding may spur Uber to re-think tough Southeast Asian market

SINGAPORE(Reuters) - .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 20th, 2017

A Jeff Bezos-backed vertical farm is coming to the Seattle area (Photos)

Indoor farming startup Plenty is building its first full-scale farm in the Seattle area. Plenty snagged $200 million in Series B funding in July from investors including SoftBank's Vision Fund, Alphabet (Nasdaq: GOOGL) Chairman Eric Schmidt and A.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 3rd, 2017