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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Travel activities booking platform GetYourGuide raises $484M Series E at a $1B+ valuation led by SoftBank Vision Fund, says it has now sold 25M tickets   —  As we swing into the summer tourist season, a company poised to capitalise on that has raised a huge round of funding.
May 16, 2019, 10:00 AMIn context
Saritha Rai / Bloomberg:
Indian online grocery delivery service Grofers raises $200M+ led by SoftBank Vision Fund at a valuation of almost $1B   —  Masayoshi Son isn't losing his appetite for backing money-losing startups.  —  Son's SoftBank Vision Fund is leading an investment round of more than $200 million in Grofers …
May 15, 2019, 4:30 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: SoftBank is considering an IPO for its $100B Vision Fund and is negotiating with the sultanate of Oman for an investment of several billion in the fund   —  Vision Fund staff hustles to keep up with frantic pace of deal making by CEO Masayoshi Son  —  SoftBank Group Corp …
May 3, 2019, 9:20 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber confirms it has raised $1B for its autonomous driving unit from SoftBank Vision Fund, Toyota, and Denso, at a valuation of $7.25B   —  Uber on Thursday night confirmed that it has raised $1 billion for its autonomous driving unit at a post-money valuation of $7.25 billion.
Apr 18, 2019, 9:05 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Klook, an online activity booking platform for travelers, raises $225M “Series D plus” led by SoftBank's Vision Fund   —  We recently noted that SoftBank's Vision Fund has stepped up its deal-making in Asia this year, and today it added a new company to its roster: travel services platform Klook.
Apr 9, 2019, 8:10 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: SoftBank is in talks with investors to add as much as $15B to its Vision Fund, which has invested more than $70B in tech companies in about two years   —  - Vision Fund is considering a variety of ways to raise capital  — It's also in preliminary talks for a second Vision Fund
Apr 3, 2019, 5:50 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
SoftBank launches the Innovation Fund, starting with a $2B commitment to invest in Latin American tech startups in e-commerce, fintech, healthcare, and more   —  While SoftBank continues to make big bets on startups out of its $100-billion Vision Fund, it has also launched another investment vehicle …
Mar 7, 2019, 8:35 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Grab confirms $1.46B investment from SoftBank's Vision Fund, which takes Grab's ongoing Series H to $4.5B, source says at a $14B valuation   —  Grab has become the newest addition to the SoftBank Vision Fund after it announced today that it has pulled in a $1.46 billion investment from the super fund.
Mar 5, 2019, 11:15 PMIn context
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch:
Berlin-based insurance tech startup Wefox Group, which runs Wefox and One, raises $125M Series B to help it become an all-in-one insurance platform   —  Wefox Group, the Berlin-based ‘insurtech’ startup behind the consumer-facing insurance app and carrier One and the insurance platform Wefox, has raised $125 million in Series B funding.
Mar 5, 2019, 3:00 PMIn context
Alnoor Peermohamed / The Economic Times:
Indian grocery delivery startup Grofers raises ~$60M from SoftBank Vision Fund, as part of a larger Series F round in progress, reportedly at a $425M valuation   —  SoftBank has moved Grofers to its $100 billion Vision Fund.  The Japanese group had earlier backed the e-grocer through its balance sheet.
Mar 1, 2019, 2:25 AMIn context

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