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Healthcare startup Biofourmis closes $100 mln SoftBank Vision Fund 2-led round
The strain the pandemic is placing on national healthcare systems is driving interest in technology with the potential to facilitate care automatically and remotely.
For SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son, the better TikTok deal is in India
Son might be just the man to bring TikTok back. He’s already one of India’s ...
Goldman plans to raise about $2 billion for a new venture fund
Investing in startups at different stages could help Goldman Sachs work with s...
Asirvad Microfinance raises Rs 220 crore from Invest in Visions GmbH
Asirvad said it would receive the funds in three tranches of which euro 5 million has already been disbursed.
SoftBank dispatches senior executives to turn around struggling Oyo
Oyo has been among the hardest-hit in SoftBank’s global portfolio of sharing economy outfits. It slashed its regional presence in Japan by closing offices in provincial centers at the end of June and is also looking to downsize its Tokyo headquarters.
Byju's continues to rack up more funds, this time from three new US investors
Byju’s said it has added BlackRock, Sands Capital and Alkeon Capital to its growing list of hotshot backers.
SoftBank is targeting over $10 billion in public investing
In recent years, SoftBank has painted itself as a champion of innovative startups, led by its $100 billion Vision Fund.
SoftBank returns to profit after record losses
Masayoshi Son has pulled off a remarkably speedy comeback after the worst loss in his company’s 39-year history.
Son’s SoftBank poised to return to profit after big losses
SoftBank uses a number of approaches to value its stakes in private companies, including taking cues from their latest financing rounds and the valuations of publicly traded rivals.
Anil Agarwal, Centricus team up for turnaround fund
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is putting some of India’s corporate icons on the block in a bid to plug budget holes and fund infrastructure spending.
GullyBuy Software raises Rs 4 crore pre-series A funding
This is the second investment that SEED has made with the GullyBuy founders.
India commodities tycoon Anil Agarwal, Centricus team up for turnaround fund
They have started approaching potential investors for the proposed India Direct Investment fund, which will buy stakes in government companies being sold as part of the country’s 2.1 trillion-rupee ($29 billion) divestment program.
SoftBank-backed Policybazaar aims for 2021 IPO in India tech’s debut
Policybazaar helps sell about a million policies a month. The aggregator lets users compare life, health, auto, travel and property policies from 40 insurers on its website without going through conventional agents, who sell based on incentives.
SoftBank to expand Vision Fund cuts to as many as 80 workers
SoftBank’s businesses were battered early this year with the coronavirus outbreak and its stock tumbled.
Instead of criticizing valuations of Tesla & Apple, embrace them
With an economy in trouble, the path back to prosperity depends on tech companies rapidly scaling up, generating revenue and creating jobs. Finer-tuned pricing of intangible assets could speed up the recovery process, allowing growing tech companies to raise money for new product lines, rather than just to scale up old ones.