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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

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

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

SoftBank Vision Fund to Invest $2.25 Billion in GM"s Driverless-Car Unit

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

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

London beats NYC in foreign money race

Among foreign investors, interest in New York has slipped and London has assumed first place as the number one global city for their real estate investments. For the.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 2nd, 2018

Has The Era Of Autonomous Warfare Finally Arrived?

Authored by Nicholas West via ActivistPost.com, The global arms race for the latest weapons of war is a naturally escalating cycle of countries pursuing ways to dominate the battle.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 22nd, 2018

MediaTek CEO spends NT$30 million buying company shares

Rick Tsai, CEO for MediaTek, spent about NT$30 million (US$0.94 million) of his own money to buy MediaTek shares in August alone, according to Chinese-language media reports......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 19th, 2018

State Department Reports Drop in Global Terror in 2017

The State Department reported a drop in terrorist attacks around the world in 2017 in an annual report released Wednesday, a decline that was largely driven by the rout of Islamic State in Iraq......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 19th, 2018

Alpine Global Dynamic Dividend Fund About To Put More Money In Your Pocket

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Category: topSource: redinewsSep 19th, 2018

Danske Bank CEO quits in $234bln money laundering scandal

Danske Bank’s chief executive Thomas Borgen resigned on Wednesday after a investigation revealed payments totalling 200 billion euros ($234 billion) through its Estonian branch, many of which the bank said were suspicious. Rosanna Philpott reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 19th, 2018