SoftBank

Japanese investment giant Softbank will launch its eagerly-awaited second Vision Fund soon, the firm’s founder [...]

9 May 2019

Japanese investment giant Softbank is reportedly considering an initial public offering (IPO) of its $100bn (£77bn) [...]

3 May 2019

The We Company, the firm behind office sharing giant Wework, has confidentially filed to go public. [...]

29 April 2019

Uber is set to pitch shares at between $44 and $50 as it chases an initial public offering (IPO) that could value [...]

26 April 2019

Softbank has agreed to invest €900m (£781m) in German fintech firm Wirecard as part of a digital payments partnership [...]

24 April 2019

Uber’s self-driving unit has raised $1bn from a consortium of investors including Softbank Group ahead of the [...]

19 April 2019

Japanese investor SBI has led a pre-series A funding round into London startup Pixelpin through its artificial [...]

11 April 2019

Softbank-backed startup Grab is hoping to raise another $2bn (£1.5bn) in funding this year as it embarks on an [...]

8 April 2019

Communications group Avenir Global has acquired London-headquartered public relations firm Hanover for an undisclosed [...]

3 April 2019

Digital identity startup Onfido today closed a $50m (£38m) funding round led by Softbank, bringing its total [...]

3 April 2019

UK communications startup Oneweb has secured $1.25bn (£942m) in funding as it looks to start mass production [...]

18 March 2019

Online travel firm Get Your Guide is set to achieve coveted unicorn status thanks to a $300m (£228m) cash injection [...]

13 March 2019

Softbank has launched a new global tech fund with up to $500m (£384.68m) to pour into early-stage startups. [...]

11 March 2019

The UK Space Agency has invested £18m into building a new global communications network in space, provided by [...]

18 February 2019

Japanese investment giant Softbank is said to have stumped up half of the cash for Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala's new [...]

18 February 2019

Japanese mega investor Softbank has led a $440m funding round in savings challenger Oaknorth, investing in the [...]

7 February 2019

Softbank has unveiled a ¥ 600bn (£4.2bn) share buyback scheme today, as its wide-ranging portfolio of tech investments [...]

6 February 2019

Softbank’s Vision Fund has sold its stake in chipmaker Nvidia, which saw shares plummet after it cut its fourth [...]

6 February 2019

Indian telecoms mogul Sunil Mittal is eyeing an $8bn (£6.1bn) float of Airtel Africa in a much-needed boost for [...]

3 February 2019

Shared workspace provider Wework is rebranding itself as The We Company, as the firm aims towards a more diversified [...]

8 January 2019

Shares in Softbank rose more than five per cent this morning following reports it has scaled back its new investment [...]

8 January 2019

This week marks the dawn of CES 2019, an annual trade show held in Las Vegas where startups and tech giants alike [...]

6 January 2019

Shares in Japanese telecoms giant Softbank fell 15 per cent during its Tokyo debut as it record-breaking IPO failed [...]

19 December 2018

Softbank intends to sell shares for ¥1500 (£10.34) a piece in its initial public offering (IPO) next month, [...]

30 November 2018

Fintech startup Revolut has received authorisation from regulators in Japan and Singapore, operating under a [...]

29 November 2018

The chief executive of Ford Motors has said the company is open to discussions with rival firms and investors [...]

15 November 2018

Ride-hailing giant Uber reported a quarterly loss of $1bn (£780.3m) late last night, as growth in its bookings [...]

15 November 2018

Flexible workspace provider Wework has secured an additional $3bn (£2.3bn) in funding from Softbank, as it [...]

13 November 2018

British fintech startup Revolut is raising a $500m (£389m) series D round from the likes of Japanese mega-investor [...]

12 November 2018

Japanese technology giant Softbank's chief operating officer is reportedly set to pull out of this week's Saudi [...]

22 October 2018

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