Social commerce start-up Meesho on Monday said it has raised a fresh $300 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2. The investment marks the company’s entry into the unicorn club, valuing it at $2.1 billion.
The Vision Fund may earn “three to four times our investment” when Singapore-based ride-sharing company Grab is listed even as Beijing-based another ride-sharing company DiDi is expected to go public in the coming 18 mont
A group of investors of Japanese mobile giant SoftBank has sought probe and possible sacking of its India-born COO Nikesh Arora over potential conflicts of interest tied to his role as an adviser to a private equity firm.
Betting on India emerging bigger than China, Japan's SoftBank today said it has invested USD 2 billion in Indian firms in the last one year and will look to scale up the investment to USD 10 billion in the coming year.
SB Energy (formerly known as SBG Cleantech), a three-way joint venture between SoftBank Group Corp, Bharti Enterprises and Foxconn Technology Group, won the NTPC bid to develop a 350 MW solar plant in Andhra Pradesh.
Doing business in India is not easy but the growing pace of innovation and the government bringing in policies to foster the "startup culture" are making it a phenomenal time to be an entrepreneur, Softbank Vice President Nik
Snapdeal has raised $500 million in a new round led by Alibaba Group, Foxconn and Japanese telecom and Internet giant SoftBank. Existing investors Temasek, BlackRock, Myriad and Premji Invest also participated in this round.
SoftBank, Bharti Enterprises and Foxconn Technology teamed up to form a joint venture (JV) to set up a 20 gigawatt (GW) of solar and wind energy projects in India at an investment of about $20 billion.