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SoftBank, Saudi announce $200-bn deal for massive solar power project

The initial phase of the project, for 7.2 GW of solar capacity, will cost $5 billion, with $1 billion coming from SoftBank's Vision Fund and the rest from project financing.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 28th, 2018

$200-bn deal with SoftBank Vision Fund for biggest solar park in Saudi

The initial phase of the project, for 7.2 GW of solar capacity, will cost $5 billion, with $1 billion coming from SoftBank's Vision Fund and the rest from project financing.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 28th, 2018

Saudis, SoftBank Group Announce World"s Largest Solar Power Project

The development would start this year with a $1 billion investment from the joint Saudi-SoftBank Vision Fund. It is expected to grow into a $200 billion behemoth that provides about 200 gigawatts of power by 2030—enough to light up 140 million homes.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 28th, 2018

Apple Invests $390 Million in a Company That Makes Laser Chips in iPhone X and AirPods

It's part of its $1 billion US Advanced Manufacturing Fund. Apple has committed to investing nearly $400 million into a laser company. The tech giant on Wedn.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 13th, 2017

SoftBank has made $3 billion from its $100 billion tech fund in 5 months

Getty SoftBank's $100-billion Vision Fund has already made roughly $3 billion in .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 25th, 2017

SoftBank plans to invest roughly $880 billion in tech through its already-massive Vision Fund

Koki Nagahama/Getty Images Japanese conglomerate SoftBank plans to aggressively grow its $100 billion Vision Fund to roughly $880 billion. "Vision Funds 2, 3 and 4 will be established every two to three years," ac.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 19th, 2017

World"s biggest tech fund isn"t investing at home

About 60% of the capital in the $100 billion Vision Fund comes from the Middle East but the region has yet to benefit due to a lack of larger startups......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 18th, 2017

Bitter divisions over Uber board spill into public

The latest moves are unfolding as Uber tries to negotiate an investment deal worth more than $10 billion led by the SoftBank Vision Fund......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2017

Will SoftBank’s $6 Billion Bet in India Pay Off?

The SoftBank Vision Fund, the largest technology investment fund in the world, has set its sights on India. In August, the fund added another Indian tech firm to its grow.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 26th, 2017

Slack is now worth over $5 billion after $250 million cash injection led by Japan’s SoftBank

Slack has raised $250 million from a funding round led by SoftBank's Vision Fund, The start-up will use the funds to transform its business model to one that generates cash.   .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 18th, 2017

The Florida company that sells NBA and NFL jerseys online just got $1 billion from Softbank and others

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-HoonSports e-commerce firm Fanatics has closed a $1 billion funding round led by SoftBank Group's Vision fund, which will give it the firepower to expand internationally, Chief .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 6th, 2017

WeWork lands $4.4 billion SoftBank investment for expansion

WeWork Cos. agreed to a $4.4 billion investment from SoftBank Group Corp. and its Vision Fund, part of an aggressive global expansion plan for the co-working startup. New York-based WeWork, which... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 26th, 2017

SoftBank invests additional $3 billion in shared-office startup WeWork

(Reuters) - WeWork Cos said on Thursday it received an additional $3 billion investment from Japan's SoftBank Group and its Vision Fund, helping the shared-office startup ramp up its expansion globally......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 24th, 2017

WeWork gets $4.4 billion from SoftBank

WeWork just announced that it’s receiving a $4.4 billion investment from SoftBank Group and SoftBank Vision Fund. It’s been less than a month since WeWork announced $500 million in funding for a standalone WeWork China business, which SoftBank par.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2017

Breakingviews: In India, SoftBank Tries, Tries Again

The Japanese conglomerate’s Vision Fund is pumping $2.5 billion into online retailer Flipkart, rendering its parent’s bet on rival Snapdeal largely worthless......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 10th, 2017

SoftBank Filings Confirm It"s Taking Extra Risk in Giant Tech Fund

Filings by SoftBank Group show it has taken on outsize risk in its new SoftBank Vision Fund, which has said it would have at least $93 billion to put into big technology bets......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 10th, 2017

With growing Durham presence, Roivant lands $1.1B equity investment

As Roivant Sciences continues to expand its research and development-heavy outpost in Durham, the biopharmaceutical company – behind the likes of Axovant and Myovant – has landed a $1.1 billion equity investment led by SoftBank Vision Fund. The inve.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank fund to invest $1 billion in sports e-commerce startup Fanatics

SoftBank Group Corp. and its Vision Fund are closing a $1 billion investment in onlin.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 8th, 2017

Web Retailer Fanatics Raises $1 Billion From SoftBank"s Vision Fund

SoftBank and its Vision Fund are closing a $1 billion investment in online sports retail company Fanatics, part of a sizable bet the startup’s licensing agreements give it the power to compete with Amazon.com......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 8th, 2017

SoftBank profit beats estimates

The billionaire is in the process creating the $100-billion SoftBank Vision Fund.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 7th, 2017