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SoftBank"s billions cause global race to pour money into startups, WSJ 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

SoftBank"s Billions Spur Global Race to Pour Money Into Startups

SoftBank Group and other big foreign investors are flooding into the venture market, where many tech startups are scoring hundreds of millions of dollars more than they initially sought......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 15th, 2018

SoftBank"s Billions Spur Global Race to Pour Money into Startups

SoftBank Group and other big foreign investors are flooding into the venture market, where many tech startups are scoring hundreds of millions of dollars more than they initially sought......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 15th, 2018

8 of the top-funded independent self-driving car startups are based in Silicon Valley

It takes a lot of money to re-invent the automobile, as Palo Alto-based electric carmaker Tesla has demonstrated after burning through billions and continuing to operate in the red. But venture investors continue to pour money into independent star.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2018

Softbank"s record IPO reaches $23.5 bln after extra share sale

SoftBank Group Corp is set to raise 2.65 trillion yen ($23.5 billion) in Japan's biggest-ever IPO - a share sale widely regarded as finalising the group's transition from domestic telco to a monolithic global tech investor. Pascale Davies reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters20 hr. 0 min. ago

America squares off with Canada in fight for weed supremacy

A key question has emerged as investors pour billions of dollars into the marijuana industry: Will it be U.S. or Canadian companies that win the race for cannabis supremacy?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 1st, 2018

Here’s How Saudi Cash Could Bring on the Global VC Crash

If startups and investors balk at the kingdom’s money, funding could grind to a halt. Just the possibility is powerful enough to end the party......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 23rd, 2018

SoftBank Gives Startups Billions of Reasons to Hold Off IPOs

If SoftBank secures a majority stake in eight-year-old WeWork through its Vision Fund, the move would likely keep the shared office-space company private for years to come, employing what one venture capitalist calls “a holding-company philosophy.”.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 13th, 2018

Best New Ideas in Money: Americans’ data is worth billions — and you soon might be able to get a cut of it

Startups have emerged to enable consumers to reclaim information about themselves......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2018

Toyota, SoftBank in first-ever alliance, target self-driving car services

Toyota Motor Corp and SoftBank Group Corp are teaming up to develop self-driving car services, signaling deepening alliances between top automaker and tech firms as the global race to develop autonomous cars intensifies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 4th, 2018

Rosmah Mansor charged with money laundering

The wife of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has been charged with 17 money laundering offences, as anti-graft agents investigate billions of dollars missing from state coffers. Ed Giles reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 4th, 2018

Here"s the next industry tech is looking to disrupt: real estate

Venture capitalists are racing to pour money into an industry they see as ripe for disruption: real estate. The New York Times reports. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcSep 27th, 2018

Mobile Money Heats Up in India as Google Doubles Down

Alphabet Inc.’s Google is raising its mobile-payments game in India with new functions and services as global players race to woo the nation’s legions of consumers who are skipping credit cards and transacting on smartphones instead......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 28th, 2018

Harvard"s alumni get the most startup funding, but Stanford"s the most deals

It seems like it's always a two-horse race between two of the nation's top universities for bragging rights about producing the most successful startup founders. In the latest reports from Crunchbase, startups founded by Harvard University alumni.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 27th, 2018

Funding for fintechs hits record highs, as San Francisco sees VC funding spike

Money continues to pour in to support the U.S. fintech industry’s numerous startups, as San Francisco-based VC deals spike upward. U.S. fintech companies took in an increase of 40 percent in funding last quarter over the year prior — pushing.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

Bond Bears Reach Record High As Big Money Managers Bet Billions On "Growth"

Bond yields have to rise, right? It's a no-brainer... tax cuts, higher spending, global synchronous recovery, inflation - what can go wrong? And that appears to be the group-think belief .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 11th, 2018

Tiger Global takes over $1B stake in SoftBank, FT 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: theflyonthewallJul 11th, 2018

Live Fast, Die Young: Many Startups Powered by Initial Coin Offerings Don’t Last, But There’s Still Money to Be Made

A working paper reports that onl.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 10th, 2018

Trump tariffs force companies to rework supply chains

From global manufacturers such as Harley-Davidson Inc to small tech startups, companies are scrambling to rework supply chains built for an era of stable, open trade policy that is now under threat. Kate King reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 26th, 2018

Global Powers Race for Position in Horn of Africa

Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., Turkey and others are investing billions in ports and military bases on the African coast in a contest that could affect access to the Suez Canal and the balance of power in the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 1st, 2018

Self-Driving Cars Lead SoftBank, Waymo to Detroit

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