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May 08, 2019
As Uber gears up for IPO on Friday, many Indian drivers talk of shattered dreams after steep cut in incentivesUber started its India operations in 2013, three years after local rival Ola launched a ride-hailing service. Both are backed by Japan’s Softbank Group Corp.
Apr 18, 2019
Uber nears investment deal for self-driving car unit: WSJUber Technologies Inc's self-driving car unit could be valued at $7.25 billion.
Mar 14, 2019
SoftBank, Toyota to invest nearly $1 billion in Uber's self-driving car unitUber, which last year lost about $3.3 billion, is betting on a transition to self-driving cars.
Nov 29, 2018
Paytm chief sets sight on dominance in Japanese market before US foray; keeps mum on extortion caseThe Paytm founder said that dominance in Japan is very important. It's a market that we believe, is at an inflection point because people have done lot of trials but led with card (credit/debit).
Sep 27, 2018
OYO raises $1 billion fund: How 24-year-old Ritesh Agarwal turned his idea into India's second most valuable start-upArray
Sep 11, 2018
Paytm bets on local expertise to fend off rivals, aims to increase offline merchants to 15 million by March 2019Paytm is transforming into a financial services start-up with forays in banking, mutual funds and later insurance.
Jul 10, 2018
Yahoo Japan buys back $2 billion of shares in three-way deal with SoftBank, AltabaThe deal will strengthen cooperation between the company, one of Japan’s big three telecoms firms, and Yahoo Japan, an internet heavyweight in areas such as news and shopping.
Jun 06, 2018
Nikesh Arora, former SoftBank president, gets a whopping $128 mn as new CEO of Palo Alto NetworksArora, succeeds Mark McLaughlin, who has led the company for nearly seven years and has played a major role in its torrid pace of growth.
May 23, 2018
Softbank is selling off its 20% stake in Flipkart to Walmart, making its first public divestmentIt also did not comment on its reasons for cashing out. The Flipkart exit comes far more quickly than SoftBank’s average investment duration of 13.5 years.
Jul 27, 2017
SoftBank Corp invests in messaging startup Slack, which has now raised $250 million of fundingSlack has in the past raised money from venture firms GGV Capital, Spark Capital and Thrive Capital, among others.