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Tech This Week | With ARM in kitty, Nvidia most impressive firm you never heard of

This deal is going to serve as an important development in the chip war being waged between the US and China.

19 Sep 2020 8:01 PM

Vietnam's huge pool of software engineers makes Ho Chi Minh City a startup hotspot

Vietnamese e-commerce and e-payment companies have been “flooded” with private equity in the past couple of years.

12 Jul 2020 8:48 PM

Start-ups get creative as coronavirus crisis fuels funding crunch, reinvents businesses to survive economic slowdown

A group of the top venture firms warned startups this month that it will be “very difficult” to raise financing anytime soon

11 May 2020 3:01 PM

Tax officials conduct surprise search at SoftBank-backed Oyo

In November, internal projections showed Oyo’s India business will likely make losses until 2021.

11 Jan 2020 11:03 AM

SoftBank in talks to sell stake in Indian renewable energy venture: report

SoftBank is facing renewed investor scrutiny after it was forced to bail out one of its best known portfolio companies.

09 Jan 2020 12:32 PM


Paytm to invest Rs 750 cr to reach 250 million monthly active users by March

Paytm currently has a monthly active user base of around 140 million.

16 Aug 2019 10:24 AM

US clears SoftBank's USD 2.25 billion investment in GM-backed Cruise

The approval unlocks a seat for SoftBank on Cruise’s board, formalising its oversight, and cements key financing for Cruise.

06 Jul 2019 11:39 AM

Grofers raises USD 200 mn led by SoftBank Vision Fund for market expansion

This represents the largest primary financing round in the online grocery sector in India, Grofers said in a statement.

15 May 2019 6:14 PM

BigBasket to invest USD 100 mn to set up vending machines, distribution points

The company is investing in setting up unmanned vending machines - BB Instant - in office and apartment complexes.

28 Apr 2019 6:15 PM

SoftBank, Alphabet to put cellphone antennas in the sky

Loon carries the gear with a large balloon, while HAPSMobile uses a large drone.

25 Apr 2019 9:43 AM


Softbank investing in Jio as Mukesh Ambani deleverages business

Softbank is reportedly looking to make a USD 2-3 billion investment in India's fastest-growing telecom firm RJio.

24 Apr 2019 8:51 AM

TikTok's parent ByteDance plans USD 1 bn investment in India in next 3 years

The company would also be increasing the number of employees in India to 1,000 people by the end of this year.

19 Apr 2019 4:05 PM

Uber wins USD 1 billion investment from Toyota, SoftBank fund

Toyota has already invested USD 500 million in Uber as the firm races Google-owned Waymo.

19 Apr 2019 9:48 AM

OYO forms JV with Softbank to launch hotel operations in Japan

OYO Hotels Japan offers various values for owners such as dynamic pricing and reservation systems.

04 Apr 2019 1:17 PM

Nvidia partners with Softbank to deploy cloud gaming servers in Japan

Nvidia makes graphics chips for PCs and laptops that help video games look more realistic.

19 Mar 2019 10:40 AM


SoftBank-backed Japanese startup Uhuru considering London listing

Uhuru, a name which means freedom in Swahili, currently has only three staff in London.

11 Mar 2019 5:37 PM

Softbank invests Rs 2,800 cr in Indiabulls Housing Fin's associate OakNorth

The current loan book of OakNorth is Rs 21,390 crore and the bank has no delinquencies as on date.

08 Feb 2019 11:04 AM

SoftBank Group's third-quarter profit leaps 60 pc, beating estimates

SoftBank’s operating profit in the Oct-Dec quarter was 438.3 billion yen versus 274 bn yen a year earlier.

06 Feb 2019 12:47 PM

Shares in SoftBank mobile unit rebound after earlier plunge

The shares were 8.3 per cent down at their lowest point -- 22 per cent below the IPO price.

20 Dec 2018 1:37 PM

SoftBank, other investors, keen to pump up to USD 1 billion in Ola

Company saw its consolidated total income rising over 70 per cent to Rs 1,380.7 cr as against Rs 810.7 cr.

04 Dec 2018 6:20 PM