23 11, 2019

VTEX, an e-commerce platform used by Walmart, raises $140M led by SoftBank’s LatAm fund – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-23T05:53:23+00:00 November 23rd, 2019|api, business, China, Creditas, eCommerce, Europe, Funding, inventory management, latin america, levis, loreal, Motorola, Naspers, north america, oracle, QuintoAndar, Rappi, Recent Funding, Salesforce, salesforce.com, sap, Shopify, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Sony, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, United States, vtex, Walmart|

E-commerce now accounts for 14% of all retail sales, and its growth has led to a rise in the fortunes of startups that [...]

19 08, 2019

SoftBank reportedly plans to lend employees as much as $20 billion to invest in its VC fund – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-19T04:29:59+00:00 August 19th, 2019|APPLE, carsharing, ceo, Companies, economy, Masayoshi Son, Microsoft, SoftBank Group, TC, The Wall Street Journal, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital, Vision Fund, vodafone, WeWork|

SoftBank has a plan to loan up to $20 billion to its employees, including CEO Masayoshi Son, for the purposes of having that [...]

29 07, 2019

SoftBank’s second act – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-29T04:12:35+00:00 July 29th, 2019|abu dhabi, advisors, alex wilhelm, Amazon Web Services, APPLE, Artificial Intelligence, ashton kutcher, Banking, board member, Brandless, carsharing, ceo, economy, editor, entrepreneurship, finance, Foxconn, Goldman Sachs, huffington, jonathan shieber, Matt Cohler, Microsoft, money, Private Equity, Raisin, ryan graves, Saudi Arabia, Sequoia, Softbank, SoftBank Group, spotify, Startups, Startups Weekly, stripe, taiwan, The Financial Times, thrive global, Uber, Uncategorized, unicorn, venture capital, Vision Fund, vodafone, web services, WeWork|

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I [...]

19 05, 2019

Immigrant founders, smartphone growth, SEO tactics, SoftBank’s financials, and AR tech – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-19T15:12:43+00:00 May 19th, 2019|Amazon, APPLE, eliot peper, Eric Yuan, Luckin Coffee, Metail, Samsung, SoftBank Group, Softbank Vision Fund, TC, Uncategorized, zoom|

How an immigration crackdown is hurting UK startups Our European correspondent Natasha Lomas spent the past few weeks investigating what’s been happening to [...]

25 04, 2019

Internet connectivity projects unite as Alphabet spinout Loon grabs $125M from SoftBank’s HAPSMobile – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-25T14:57:27+00:00 April 25th, 2019|5g, aerovironment, airbus, Alphabet, aquila, Australia, Companies, Facebook, Google, internet access, internet service providers, Loon, NVIDIA, peru, puerto rico, social network, Softbank, SoftBank Group, TC, telecommunications, Uncategorized, United States, Vision Fund, vodafone, wirecard, X|

Two futuristic projects are coming together to help increase global internet access after Loon, the Google spinout that uses a collection of floating [...]

12 04, 2019

A deep dive into the Uber S-1 – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-12T02:46:09+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Benchmark, carsharing, chief executive officer, commuting, economy, Equity podcast, finance, initial public offering, Kate Clark, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Softbank Vision Fund, Startups, TC, TechCrunch, transport, Transportation, Travis Kalanick, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital|

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. It’s time for another Equity [...]

26 03, 2019

How Nuro plans to spend Softbank’s $940 million – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-26T14:31:32+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Amazon, Anthony Levandowski, Automation, Automotive, China, continental, e-commerce, fedex, Google, kroger, Lyft, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, netease, nuro, partner, robotics, self-driving cars, simulation, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Softbank Vision Fund, Toyota Prius, Transportation, Uber, Uncategorized|

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro is bursting with ideas since SoftBank invested nearly $1 billion in February, new filings reveal. A recent patent application [...]