SoftBank to contribute $25 billion of its own capital in the next five years.
Think Labs is in the process of raising about $40m at over $1b valuation.
Facebook to ramp up test flights for its experimental solar-powered glider.
SoftBank Group Corp.’s Masayoshi Son, sporting a black turtleneck similar in style to the late Steve Jobs, laid out his vision for the future of technology and called for partners to help make it happen at the smartphone industry’s biggest annual gathering. Son reiterated his belief that computers will exceed… Read more »
Snap recently hired Laurent Balmelli of Strong.Codes.
The founder of a London-based investment fund that focused on what it called “constructive activism” has joined SoftBank Group Corp. to help manage its new $100 billion technology vehicle.
SoftBank Group Corp. has decided to place the headquarters of its $100 billion technology private equity group in the hedge fund heartland of London, and has begun hiring investment advisers. The SoftBank Vision Fund has opened offices in West London’s Mayfair, at 69 Grosvenor Street. Surrounded on all sides by… Read more »