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Financial Times:
SoftBank has removed three of its most senior executives, including Vision Fund head Rajeev Misra, from its board, amid calls to improve corporate governance   —  Japanese conglomerate also books a $1.3bn loss on its Nasdaq trades over the summer  —  Japan's SoftBank has culled three …
Nov 9, 2020, 9:40 AMIn context
Pavel Alpeyev / Bloomberg:
SoftBank's Vision Fund posts $7.6B profit for three months ending Sept. 30, says its initial $1.35B investment in Chinese startup KE Holdings now worth $7.9B   —  - The unit booked a $7.6 billion profit in fiscal second-quarter  — Derivative bets totaled $2.7 billion at the end of September
Nov 9, 2020, 7:45 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
SoftBank confirms a series of departures from its Vision Fund, including its COO and four partners   —  A slew of SoftBank Vision Fund executives have left the almost $100 billion vehicle, best known for its bets on high profile startups including WeWork, Uber Technologies Inc. and Chinese ride-hailing company DiDi Chuxing.
Nov 2, 2020, 10:25 AMIn context
Gillian Tan / Bloomberg:
Whoop, which makes fitness trackers and provides performance metrics for athletes, raises $100M at a $1.2B valuation   —  - Golfer Nick Watney sought a Covid test based on Whoop data  — Boston startup raises $100 million, IVP's Liaw joins board  —  Whoop, the maker of a wearable device …
Oct 28, 2020, 9:20 AMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
SoftBank's second Vision Fund invests $120M into Ordermark, which launches delivery-only restaurant brands that make use of extra capacity at vetted kitchens   —  “We're building a decentralized ghost kitchen,” is a sentence that could launch a thousand investor calls, and Alex Canter …
Oct 27, 2020, 12:30 PMIn context
Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch:
Boston- and Shenzhen-based XtalPi, which uses AI for drug discovery and development, raises $319M Series C led by SoftBank's Vision Fund   —  XtalPi, an American-Chinese biotech firm that focuses on AI-assisted drug discovery, has raised a $319 million round C from a slate of enthusiastic investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund.
Sep 28, 2020, 8:40 PMIn context
Jennifer Smith / Wall Street Journal:
ShipBob, which helps e-commerce businesses streamline fulfillment and manage inventory, raises $68M Series D led by SoftBank's Vision Fund   —  Outsourced fulfillment specialist ShipBob raises $68 million in funding from investors including Softbank's Vision Fund
Sep 28, 2020, 9:05 AMIn context
Christina Farr / CNBC:
Biofourmis, which uses medical wearables to test pharmaceutical drugs, raises $100M led by SoftBank's Vision Fund 2 with participation from Sequoia   —  - Softbank's Vision Fund just led a $100 million investment in Biofourmis.  — Biofourmis works with global pharma companies to help improve …
Sep 2, 2020, 5:40 PMIn context
Saritha Rai / Bloomberg:
India-based online learning service Unacademy raises $150M Series F led by SoftBank's Vision Fund 2 at a $1.45B valuation, tripling a $510M valuation from Feb.   —  SoftBank Group Corp. is leading a round of venture investment in India's education startup Unacademy, boosting its valuation …
Sep 2, 2020, 7:05 AMIn context
Amy Thomson / Bloomberg:
UK-based Aveva Group to buy industrial software maker Osisoft in a $5B deal; SoftBank's Vision Fund owns a 44.7% stake in Osisoft   —  - Rights issue to fund deal is biggest by U.K. company this year  — Majority owner Schneider has agreed to support transaction
Aug 25, 2020, 8:00 AMIn context

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