Softbank India appoints Manoj Kohli as country head
The move comes after a nearly five-year stint as the chairman of the Japanese telecom and investment giant’s renewable energy business SB Energy.
Masayoshi Son is no angel. He might want to give it a try
Masayoshi Son isn’t timid, to be sure. His reputation is built upon decades of cour...
Airtel, Western Union team up to launch real-time cross-border money movements in India, Africa
Western Union has teamed up with two Bharti A...
SB Energy on track to achieve solar energy target in India: Raman Nanda, CEO, SB Energy Global
The real target for companies with long-term vision to be a global leader would be to build 100 GW. Within the next 10 years, we will see 100 GW companies in renewables or even in just solar. We are prepared to be one of them. India maybe contribute to half of that capacity, said Nanda in the interview with ET.
IoT solutions company, Skylo raises $103 million by Softbank Global
The Skylo Hub is a satellite terminal that connects to the Skylo Network which can provide reliable connectivity anywhere in the world, regardless of geography, without needing new infrastructure in space.
Donald Trump rejects climate 'prophets of doom' as Thunberg warns Davos
Thunberg was in the audience in the Swiss Alps to hear a typically bullish speech by Trump, delivered just before the start of his Senate impeachment trial in Washington.
Reliance Industries is India's answer to Exxon, AT&T, Amazon - all rolled into one
RIL has disrupted the energy and telecoms industry and could soon do the same to retail, fintech, and media.
SoftBank looks at smaller kitty for Vision Fund 2.0
SoftBank had initially announced its intention to raise $108 billion for Vision Fund 2 in July this year, with plans to put in $38 billion itself. The rest was expected to be raised from corporations, including smartphone maker Apple and institutions like Standard Chartered Bank.
What SoftBank’s new vision means for Indian industry
SoftBank made a big-bang entry in the industry in 2014, when it announced three investments totalling $1 bn.
SoftBank Vision Fund’s Praveen Akkiraju is stepping down
SoftBank has raised roughly $2 billion for its second Vision Fund so it can start making new investments, people familiar with the matter said last month. Akkiraju’s departure follows the resignation of London-based Vision Fund partner David Thevenon.
SoftBank-backed Oyo lays off thousands across India, China
SoftBank-backed Oyo plans to shed another 1,200 in India over the next three to four months, sources said.
Paytm issued 3 million FASTags; seeks to add 2 million by March
The expansion would also involve tie-ups with leading car makers Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Honda, Kia, and MG Motor, offering pre-fitted Paytm FASTags at the time of vehicle purchase.
Best mid cap mutual funds to invest in 2020
Though mid cap category has been going through a bad phase in the last few years, many mutual fund managers believe that the category may be in for a comeback in the coming months.
Trump, Merkel and Imran to visit WEF at Davos
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020, taking place on January 20-24, will focus on establishing stakeholder capitalism as a way of addressing the world's greatest challenges, from societal divisions created by income inequality and political polarization to the climate crisis we face today, the Geneva-based International organisation for public-private partnership has said.
Parliamentary standing panel invites suggestions on Industrial Relations Code, Code on Social Security
“The committee have decided to invite memorandam containing views and suggestions separately on each code from the public in general and NGOs/ experts/ stakeholders and institutions in particular,” labour ministry said in a statement. The bills have been referred to the standing committee for examination and report within three months.
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