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SoftBank reportedly preps a package to take control of WeWork parent...

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SoftBank Group, the multi-billion dollar Japanese technology conglomerate and investment firm, has put together a  bid that would save WeWork parent company We Co.,...

SoftBank reportedly plans to lend employees as much as $20 billion...

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SoftBank has a plant to loan up to $20 billion to its employees, including CEO Masayoshi Son, for the purposes of having that capital...

Kabbage secures $200M to fuel its AI-based loans platform for small...

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Kabbage, the AI-based small business loans platform backed by Softbank and others, is adding more firepower to its lending machine: the Atlanta-based startup has...

Vertex Ventures hits $230M first close on new fund for Southeast...

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Tis the season to be raising in India and Southeast Asia. Hot on the heels of new funds from Strive and Jungle Ventures, so...

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

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

SoftBank Corp shares drop 14% on their first day of trading,...

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SoftBank Corp’s initial public offering today started with a bang before trailing off into a whimper, with the stock falling 14.5 percent during its...

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

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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...

Rakuten has SoftBank in its sights

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With my research consultant and contributor Arman Tabatabai, we’ve covered two topics: Form Ds, the filing that startups usually submit to the SEC after...

SoftBank to wait on Khashoggi murder investigation before deciding on second...

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SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son says the company won’t walk away from its existing commitment with the Saudi Arabian royal family — the largest LP...

Khashoggi’s fate shows the flip side of the surveillance state

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It’s been over five years since NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden lifted the lid on government mass surveillance programs, revealing, in unprecedented detail, quite how...