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How Nuro plans to spend Softbank’s $940 million

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro is bursting with ideas since SoftBank invested nearly $1 billion in February, new filings reveal. A recent patent application details how...

SoftBank Commits $400 Mn in FirstCry with First Tranche of $150...

Japanese internet and telecom giant SoftBank’s $100-billion Vision Fund is investing $400 million in India’s largest online baby-care store FirstCry and out of this...

Exclusive: OYO to debut into co-working space with Innov8 acquisition

Full stack hospitality firm OYO has been in talks to acquire Innov8, a co-working company with presence in four cities in India. This acquisition...

Opendoor competitor Knock raises $400M

Home trade-in platform Knock has brought in a $400 million investment to accelerate a national expansion and double its 100-person headcount. Foundry Group has led...

WeWork may buy majority stake in its Indian business; rebrands as...

Looking at the rapid expansion of co-working space and valuation boom in India, co-working space provider WeWork is planning to own a majority stake...

Four ways to bridge the widening valley of death for startups

Shahin Farshchi Contributor More posts by this contributor Building a great startup requires more than genius and a great invention ...

SoftBank’s Vision Fund is preparing to invest $1 billion in Grab

SoftBank’s Vision Fund is set to continue its recent spree of investments in Asian tech unicorns. The mega fund — which is targeted at...

Invest India & SoftBank Together Launch Challenge for Startups in AI, ML,...

Invest India, a government of India’s official investment promotion agency, and SoftBank Group of Japan have join hands to support top Indian startups that...

Payment service Toss becomes Korea’s newest unicorn after raising $80M

South Korea has got its third unicorn startup after Viva Republica, the company beyond popular payment app Toss, announced it has raised an $80 million...

Kirthiga Reddy becomes first female partner of $100 Bn Softbank Vision...

Heavily divested in its far-reaching investment plans, Softbank has been actively recruiting, from country heads to partners. The Japanese investment giant has appointed former Facebook...