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SoftBank Invests $940 Million in Nuro for Driverless Deliveries

SoftBank is investing nearly $1 billion in a robotic-delivery vehicle startup, a hefty injection of capital that could help accelerate the race to put driverless vehicles on the road......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 12th, 2019

Driverless delivery startup Nuro gets $940 million SoftBank investment

Autonomous technology startup Nuro said on Monday it raised $940 million from SoftBank Group Corp, which valued the Silicon Valley-based company at $2.7 billion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 11th, 2019

Driverless delivery startup Nuro gets $940M SoftBank investment

Autonomous technology startup Nuro said on Monday it raised $940 million from SoftBank Group Corp, which valued the Silicon Valley-based company at $2.7 billion......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 11th, 2019

SoftBank invests in Alphabet business for cellphone antennas in the sky

A SoftBank Corp subsidiary said on Wednesday it had invested $125 million in an Alphabet Inc company that is working to fly cellphone antennas high in the atmosphere to provide internet in areas that are difficult to reach......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 25th, 2019

SoftBank invests $125 million in Alphabet venture to put cellphone antennas in the sky

A SoftBank Corp business seeking to find a way to fly cellphone antennas high in the atmosphere to provide internet in underserved areas said on Wednesday it was investing $125 million in an Alphabet Inc spinoff working on the same problem......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 24th, 2019

GM Soars After Soft Bank Invests $2.25BN In Driverless-Car Unit

Step aside Tesla and Uber: there is a new-selfdriving cool kid in town. On Thursday morning, tech-investing giant SoftBank Vision.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 31st, 2018

GM Shares Surge as Softbank Fund Invests in Its Driverless-Car Unit

SoftBank’s tech-focused Vision Fund will invest $2.25 billion in General Motors’s driverless-car unit, as the auto maker battles tech companies and startups in a race to commercialize autonomous vehicles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

Kroger Plans to Introduce Driverless Grocery Deliveries

Kroger, the largest U.S. supermarket chain by sales, said it would work with electric-vehicle startup Nuro to test what they called the world’s first driverless grocery deliveries......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 28th, 2018

SoftBank Invests $400 Million in Home-Selling Startup Opendoor

SoftBank Group is raising its bet on the real-estate sector, as the Japanese conglomerate’s tech-focused Vision Fund has invested $400 million in online homebuying marketplace Opendoor Labs, the companies said......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 27th, 2018

SoftBank Invests $400 Million in Home-Selling Startup

SoftBank Group is raising its bet on the real-estate sector, as the Japanese conglomerate’s tech-focused Vision Fund has invested $400 million in online homebuying marketplace Opendoor Labs......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 27th, 2018

Softbank Invests In Autonomous Grocery Delivery Startup Nuro

TechCrunch reports that SoftBank, a Japanese multinational holding group, has led a $940 m.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 11th, 2019

SoftBank invests in Mubadala"s new $400 million European tech fund: FT

Japan's SoftBank Group has provided nearly half the cash for the new $400 million fund by Abu Dhabi's state-owned Mubadala Investment Co that aims to back European start-ups, the Financial Times reported on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 18th, 2019

SoftBank invests in Mubadala"s new $400 million European tech fund: source

Japan's SoftBank Group has provided nearly half of the cash for Abu Dhabi's state investor Mubadala Investment Co's new $400 million fund investing in European start-ups, a source familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 18th, 2019

SoftBank convertible note helped cut WeWork losses

Investors may be stumped by some of the finances WeWork owner We Company unveiled this week in its filing to go public, in particular a $486 million gain on a convertible note that made losses at the coworking firm appear a lot smaller......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 15th, 2019

Vision Fund makes $110 million bet on renewable energy storage

Softbank Group's Vision Fund has made its first foray into energy storage technology with a $110 million investment in Switzerland-based Energy Vault......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 14th, 2019

Week In Review: Nanjing King-Friend Invests $95 Million In U.S. Partner, Meitheal Pharma

Week In Review: Nanjing King-Friend Invests $95 Million In U.S. Partner, Meitheal Pharma.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaAug 11th, 2019

Leawood"s C2FO lands $200M investment

When C2FO raised $100 million in early 2018, it was thought to be the largest investment round at the time for a Kansas City-area company. Its latest funding round, however, doubles that amount.  SoftBank Vision Fund led the $200 million funding round.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2019

Advantech invests in HwaCom for smart city cooperation

Advantech has announced it invest NT$266 million (US$8.49 million) to acquire a total of 19.4 million shares of Taiwan-based networking product maker HwaCom Systems at NT$13.70 per share in a private placement deal......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 24th, 2019

Cracker Barrel invests $140 million in Denver"s Punch Bowl Social

Country chain gets a non-controlling stake in the Colorado-based company......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2019

Serena Ventures invests in tech platform to help new moms

Serena Williams is among investors joining a $3 million round to support pre- and post-natal health tech company Mahmee. The round was led by ArlanWasHere, a collaboration between investor Mark Cuban and Arlan Hamilton of Backstage Capital, per For.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2019

There will be 33 million driverless cars sold annually by 2040

There will be 33 million driverless cars sold annually by 2040.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 25th, 2019