Articles about SoftBank Vision Fund

02 Aug 2021

Startups
#FundingAlert: Unacademy raises $440 million, now valued at $3.4 billion

The ed-tech industry in India continues to boom amid the raging pandemic. And, now ed-tech start-up Unacademy has successfully raised $440 million in a new funding round led by Singapore's state-run Temasek Holdings.

13 Dec 2019

Paytm
Paytm raises another $669.5 million from existing investors

Just a couple of weeks after raising a whopping $1 billion, One97 Communications, the parent of digital payments giant Paytm, has raised $669.5 million (roughly Rs. 4,724 crore) in another round of funding.

25 Nov 2019

India
Paytm raises $1 billion, becomes most valued Indian start-up

One97 Communications, a Noida-based company that owns digital payments platform Paytm, has raised around $1 billion in a recent funding round.

07 Oct 2019

India
OYO raising $1.5 billion from founder Ritesh Agarwal, SoftBank, others

In a major development, India's second most valuable start-up, OYO Hotels & Homes, has confirmed its plan to raise $1.5 billion in fresh funding.

25 Sep 2018

India
OYO Rooms raises $1bn, enters unicorn club

Budget hotel chain OYO Rooms has entered India's unicorn club, having raised a whopping $800mn in a round led by Japan's Softbank Vision Fund.

27 Aug 2018

India
Warren Buffett set to invest Rs. 2,000+ cr in Paytm

If reports are to be believed, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway are in talks with Paytm parent company, One97 Communications to invest around Rs. 2,200-2,500cr ($300-350mn) in the digital payments company.

16 Aug 2018

OYO Rooms
OYO looking to raise $1bn, valuation might cross $4bn

It seems that budget hotel network OYO Rooms is getting ready for yet another round of funding, and is reportedly looking to raise an amount between $500mn to $1bn.

03 Apr 2018

India
Paytm Mall raises Rs. 3,000 crore from SoftBank, Alibaba

According to documents filed with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, online retail firm Paytm Mall has raised nearly Rs 3,000 crore from Japan's SoftBank and its existing investor Alibaba in new round of funding.

10 Aug 2017

Flipkart
SoftBank buys stake in Flipkart, becomes its largest shareholder

Flipkart just announced that it has received a mix of primary and secondary capital from the SoftBank Vision Fund.

06 Jun 2017

India
SoftBank's $100b fund is seeking investors for the remaining $7b

According to reports, Masayoshi Son-led SoftBank Group Corp is now in talks with the Canadian and Middle Eastern investors to raise the $7 billion, which is needed to complete the $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund.

16 Oct 2016

Japan
SoftBank putting together a mammoth tech investment fund

Japan's SoftBank Group announced setting-up of a fund to invest as much as $100 billion in technology focused ventures, over the next five years.