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Howard Marcinkowski 2016-09-20
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Funding led by existing investor Japanese Softbank.

Grab, a rival to ride-hailing firm Uber in Southeast East, has raised $750m in a fresh round of funding led by its existing investor Japanese Softbank.

The company has fetched a post-money valuation of $3bn in the funding round, sources confirmed to TechCrunch.

The transaction has increased its total capital position to over $1bn.

Grab group CEO and co-founder Anthony Tan said: Our vision is to drive Southeast Asia transportation forward and transform the region s mobile internet ecosystem.

This latest funding, the largest in the history of Southeast Asia consumer technology, strengthens our ability to pursue those long-term goals as we continue to build on our market leadership.

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Thomas Jones 2019-08-13
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It is clear from the documents that have been submitted to the us securities and exchange commission (SEC).

Coworkingjätten, as well as the Uber is backed by the japanese Softbank, submitted an application to the New York stock exchange, secretly, in april of this year.

the Wework had a turnover of $ 1.5 billion in the first half of the year by 2019, according to the documents.

There are more than twice as much as during the same period, in 2018.

at the same time, the losses of 25 percent to 905 million us dollars.

the Wework valued at the latest in January, to 47 billion u.s. dollars, or around sek 450 billion.

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Sonja Clemmons 2016-12-08
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After the victory of Donald Trump in the u.s. presidential election, japanese Softbank Group, and the taiwanese Foxconn now unveiled plans to launch new plants in the united states.

According to the news agency Reuters, it is about an investment of 50 billion dollars and 50,000 new jobs, all within the next four years.

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Betty Saliba 2017-10-20
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Japanese Softbank is not content with the Vision Fund of 93 billion u.s. dollars, but has plans for several subsequent funds with a combined capital base of the entire 880 billion dollars, the equivalent of 7 167 billion.

”the Vision Fund was only the first step.

Ten trillion yen (720 billion) is simply not enough,” said president Masayoshi Son in an interview with the Nikkei Asian Review.

According to him, the plan is to quickly expand the size of the fondsatsningen.

This through the launch of several sequels in the form of a Vision Fund 2, 3 and 4 have established every other to every third year.

Read more: Softbank on the way to close the new superfond

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Stephen Somogyi 2019-10-14
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as Wework, which recently had to go back on their noteringsplaner, only the liquidity that lasts for the rest of the year.

JP Morgan, managed to find interested investors are not likely going to know that until further tvecka, " said the source.

at the same time, Weworks's largest outside investors, the japanese Softbank, on the side of the market.

According to the Wall Street Journal's Softbank poised to step in with a rescue package, which will give it control over the company.

no hurry there, because the assessment is that the JP Morgan's finansieringsjakt may result in a lower value of Wework, which would make it easier for Softbank to take over the company.

the Wework was prior to the listing, with a value of 47 billion u.s. dollars.

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Peter Merchant 2018-06-13
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Abu Dhabi company Mubadala Investment Company shall establish a fund of 400 million dollars, equivalent to nearly sek 3.5 billion for investment in european technology companies.

According to the Mubadala to japanese Softbank to participate as a strategic investor in the new fund, through the subsidiary SIMI Holdings.

Mubadala is a state-owned and have previously gone in with the tax year in Softbanks huge Vision Fund.

in Addition to investing in european technology companies to Mubadala also help them to set up operations in Abu Dhabi for further focus on the Middle east.

at the same time, also a teknikhubb set up in Abu Dhabi next year in order to attract leading technology companies.

In a comment on the new fund, " says Ibrahim Ajami, director of Mubadala Ventures, that the strategy is based on the same grounds as those in the united states.

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Janet Gaines 2019-10-28
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the Company said in a statement to the tekniksajten to Techcrunch that there is no truth in it, after the Financial Times wrote that the a note is on the way.

however, There has been a list of the Bytedance, especially due to the company's financing round last year at us $ 3 billion.

and it was the company of the world's most highly valued teknikstartup of 75-78 billion u.s. dollars, the equivalent of 729-758 billions of dollars.

Bytedance, which is a lot of help from the japanese Softbank, is the owner of, among other things, the popular videoappen Tiktok as well as the nyhetsapparna Toutiao, and Topbuzz.

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Sean Biro 2017-08-23
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The american security firm IOActive tested the how the security is of robots from some different companies and their conclusion is that the security in many cases is substandard.

the Company has hacked the robots from companies such as american Teradyne, chinese UBTech Robotics and the japanese SoftBank, which is behind the popular customer service robot, the Pepper and the hobby-robot Nao.

In the example shown in the clip above, IOActive hacked the right so cute Nao-the robot and turned it into a robot version of the evil doll Chucky.

in Addition to hacking the robots so that they would be able to hurt someone can be the robots, of course, also hacked in order to monitor the surroundings it finds itself in.

IOActive states that the total found over 50 vulnerabilities in the robots tested, and this has informed the companies that developed these robots in January.

To the news agency Bloomberg says, however, IOActive that many of these vulnerabilities are still not fixed from the manufacturers.

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Richard Lee 2017-01-12

in France developed, the japanese softbank was owned by the Pepper is in social situations functional robot.

Relevant to discussion of ageing with and move the device.

the use of leading country is Japan, where, for example, memory patients developed soft hyljerobotti was launched to the market already in the early 2000s.

Many applications have targeted elderly people.

If you want to develop a strong robot with human assistance, for example, to raise him, the robot must be taught to take the right way.

Pepper can speak Finnish, but identified only as taught code words.

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James Taylor 2016-07-18
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Japanese Softbank will be willing to cough up the corresponding 274 billion for the British company Arm processor.

A new deal is in the offing.

It is the Japanese operator Softbank that will be ready to pay 32 billion dollars, equivalent to 274 billion, the Arm.

It writes IDG News today.

Softbank was the early and invested in companies like Yahoo and Alibaba, but also put a billion and a half dollars in the Finnish mobile game developer Supercell.

Now one should thus be close to buying Arm, which designs and licenses processors for the mobile market.

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Jeanette Perea 2017-05-01
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Kins Uber-contender Didi fills in the checkout with 50 billion kroner (5.5 million dollars) in venture capital.

the Money comes from new and existing shareholders as the japanese Softbank, and China Merchants Bank.

the Round values the company at 440 billion, a level that is approaching Ubers valuation, reports Recode.

It can be compared with a valuation of sek 300 million which was set when Didi bought Ubers assets in China in August 2016.

This after a long and expensive arms race between the two taxijättarna.

the Deal also resulted in the ägarband between Uber and Didi.

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Joel Schroeder 2017-09-18
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the collaborative tool Slack is still a favourite for investors.

the Company has managed to bring in 250 million dollars, almost two billion, in its latest financing round.

Japanese Softbank contributes a large part of the money.

the Company is valued now at over five billion dollars, around 40 billion, writes the Financial Times.

In the latest financing round in april of last year was valued Slack to 3.8 billion dollars, around 30 billion.

in Total Slack thus drawn in a total of 841 million dollars from investors, upwards of seven billion.

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Edward Lambert 2018-10-16
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the Monet Technologies is the result of a collaboration between the fordonsjätten Toyota and the investment company Softbank.

Their new mobilitetsföretag shall offer both the autonomous delivery of goods and passenger transport.

Japanese Softbank is a massive investor in the technology sector.

the Man sitting on more than $ 100 billion and has interests in telecom and it.

But the company has also invested in technology and transport companies as Uber, Didi and Grab.

as late as in may, plowed Softbank down for 2.25 billion dollars in Cruise – a company that develops self-driven technology, with links to Honda and GM.

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Zachary Stell 2017-07-24
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Taxitjänsten Grab has received an investment of the equivalent of just over 20 mijarder of dollars from, among others, the chinese taxiappen Didi Chuxing, and the japanese Softbank.

It is the largest investment so far in a startup in south-east Asia, writes the Financial Times.

Read also: Taxiappen Grab pulls in 6.4 billion from, among others, Softbank

Both Didi and Softbank has invested in the past in the Grab.

They bring together more than 16 billion in the round, while other existing and new investors pytsar in around 4 billion.

Grab was founded in 2012 by two Harvardalumner from Malaysia.

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Joe Richards 2019-04-15
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American Wework has built an empire of office space for large and small techbolag around the world.

the Company is backed by japanese Softbank, valued at more than 400 billion and will soon open its first office building in Sweden.

Wework has applied for planning permission to put up three LED signs depicting coworking-the company's logo.

Two to vetta to Malmskillnadsgatan and against Hamngatan, according to the company's application for building permits the city planning office in Stockholm.

With only weeks left until the Wework to open the gates see application not selected to go through.

the city of Stockholm recently announced that the application can not be granted in its current form.

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Eric Vela 2018-05-02
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The american museum, the Smithsonian has acquired some Pepper-robots in the future will help to guide the museum's visitors the right.

There are about 30 pieces of Pepper robots Peppers manufacturers, japanese SoftBank, donated to the Smithsonian last year.

Steve Carlin, chief strategy officer of Softbank Robotics, said in a statement:

"By interacting with museum visitors and providing insight on different exhibits, the Pepper will help guide their educational experience through the Smithsonian that they otherwise might have missed out on."

Depending on which of the museum's department Pepper is so it performs different tasks.

In the african their exhibition, the robot can, for example, translate the English phrases into swahili while the robot teaches programming in the museum's experimental laboratoriesektion.

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Howard Marcinkowski 2016-09-20
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Funding led by existing investor Japanese Softbank.

Grab, a rival to ride-hailing firm Uber in Southeast East, has raised $750m in a fresh round of funding led by its existing investor Japanese Softbank.

The company has fetched a post-money valuation of $3bn in the funding round, sources confirmed to TechCrunch.

The transaction has increased its total capital position to over $1bn.

Grab group CEO and co-founder Anthony Tan said: Our vision is to drive Southeast Asia transportation forward and transform the region s mobile internet ecosystem.

This latest funding, the largest in the history of Southeast Asia consumer technology, strengthens our ability to pursue those long-term goals as we continue to build on our market leadership.

Sonja Clemmons 2016-12-08
img

After the victory of Donald Trump in the u.s. presidential election, japanese Softbank Group, and the taiwanese Foxconn now unveiled plans to launch new plants in the united states.

According to the news agency Reuters, it is about an investment of 50 billion dollars and 50,000 new jobs, all within the next four years.

Stephen Somogyi 2019-10-14
img

as Wework, which recently had to go back on their noteringsplaner, only the liquidity that lasts for the rest of the year.

JP Morgan, managed to find interested investors are not likely going to know that until further tvecka, " said the source.

at the same time, Weworks's largest outside investors, the japanese Softbank, on the side of the market.

According to the Wall Street Journal's Softbank poised to step in with a rescue package, which will give it control over the company.

no hurry there, because the assessment is that the JP Morgan's finansieringsjakt may result in a lower value of Wework, which would make it easier for Softbank to take over the company.

the Wework was prior to the listing, with a value of 47 billion u.s. dollars.

Janet Gaines 2019-10-28
img

the Company said in a statement to the tekniksajten to Techcrunch that there is no truth in it, after the Financial Times wrote that the a note is on the way.

however, There has been a list of the Bytedance, especially due to the company's financing round last year at us $ 3 billion.

and it was the company of the world's most highly valued teknikstartup of 75-78 billion u.s. dollars, the equivalent of 729-758 billions of dollars.

Bytedance, which is a lot of help from the japanese Softbank, is the owner of, among other things, the popular videoappen Tiktok as well as the nyhetsapparna Toutiao, and Topbuzz.

Richard Lee 2017-01-12

in France developed, the japanese softbank was owned by the Pepper is in social situations functional robot.

Relevant to discussion of ageing with and move the device.

the use of leading country is Japan, where, for example, memory patients developed soft hyljerobotti was launched to the market already in the early 2000s.

Many applications have targeted elderly people.

If you want to develop a strong robot with human assistance, for example, to raise him, the robot must be taught to take the right way.

Pepper can speak Finnish, but identified only as taught code words.

Jeanette Perea 2017-05-01
img

Kins Uber-contender Didi fills in the checkout with 50 billion kroner (5.5 million dollars) in venture capital.

the Money comes from new and existing shareholders as the japanese Softbank, and China Merchants Bank.

the Round values the company at 440 billion, a level that is approaching Ubers valuation, reports Recode.

It can be compared with a valuation of sek 300 million which was set when Didi bought Ubers assets in China in August 2016.

This after a long and expensive arms race between the two taxijättarna.

the Deal also resulted in the ägarband between Uber and Didi.

Edward Lambert 2018-10-16
img

the Monet Technologies is the result of a collaboration between the fordonsjätten Toyota and the investment company Softbank.

Their new mobilitetsföretag shall offer both the autonomous delivery of goods and passenger transport.

Japanese Softbank is a massive investor in the technology sector.

the Man sitting on more than $ 100 billion and has interests in telecom and it.

But the company has also invested in technology and transport companies as Uber, Didi and Grab.

as late as in may, plowed Softbank down for 2.25 billion dollars in Cruise – a company that develops self-driven technology, with links to Honda and GM.

Joe Richards 2019-04-15
img

American Wework has built an empire of office space for large and small techbolag around the world.

the Company is backed by japanese Softbank, valued at more than 400 billion and will soon open its first office building in Sweden.

Wework has applied for planning permission to put up three LED signs depicting coworking-the company's logo.

Two to vetta to Malmskillnadsgatan and against Hamngatan, according to the company's application for building permits the city planning office in Stockholm.

With only weeks left until the Wework to open the gates see application not selected to go through.

the city of Stockholm recently announced that the application can not be granted in its current form.

Thomas Jones 2019-08-13
img

It is clear from the documents that have been submitted to the us securities and exchange commission (SEC).

Coworkingjätten, as well as the Uber is backed by the japanese Softbank, submitted an application to the New York stock exchange, secretly, in april of this year.

the Wework had a turnover of $ 1.5 billion in the first half of the year by 2019, according to the documents.

There are more than twice as much as during the same period, in 2018.

at the same time, the losses of 25 percent to 905 million us dollars.

the Wework valued at the latest in January, to 47 billion u.s. dollars, or around sek 450 billion.

Betty Saliba 2017-10-20
img

Japanese Softbank is not content with the Vision Fund of 93 billion u.s. dollars, but has plans for several subsequent funds with a combined capital base of the entire 880 billion dollars, the equivalent of 7 167 billion.

”the Vision Fund was only the first step.

Ten trillion yen (720 billion) is simply not enough,” said president Masayoshi Son in an interview with the Nikkei Asian Review.

According to him, the plan is to quickly expand the size of the fondsatsningen.

This through the launch of several sequels in the form of a Vision Fund 2, 3 and 4 have established every other to every third year.

Read more: Softbank on the way to close the new superfond

Peter Merchant 2018-06-13
img

Abu Dhabi company Mubadala Investment Company shall establish a fund of 400 million dollars, equivalent to nearly sek 3.5 billion for investment in european technology companies.

According to the Mubadala to japanese Softbank to participate as a strategic investor in the new fund, through the subsidiary SIMI Holdings.

Mubadala is a state-owned and have previously gone in with the tax year in Softbanks huge Vision Fund.

in Addition to investing in european technology companies to Mubadala also help them to set up operations in Abu Dhabi for further focus on the Middle east.

at the same time, also a teknikhubb set up in Abu Dhabi next year in order to attract leading technology companies.

In a comment on the new fund, " says Ibrahim Ajami, director of Mubadala Ventures, that the strategy is based on the same grounds as those in the united states.

Sean Biro 2017-08-23
img

The american security firm IOActive tested the how the security is of robots from some different companies and their conclusion is that the security in many cases is substandard.

the Company has hacked the robots from companies such as american Teradyne, chinese UBTech Robotics and the japanese SoftBank, which is behind the popular customer service robot, the Pepper and the hobby-robot Nao.

In the example shown in the clip above, IOActive hacked the right so cute Nao-the robot and turned it into a robot version of the evil doll Chucky.

in Addition to hacking the robots so that they would be able to hurt someone can be the robots, of course, also hacked in order to monitor the surroundings it finds itself in.

IOActive states that the total found over 50 vulnerabilities in the robots tested, and this has informed the companies that developed these robots in January.

To the news agency Bloomberg says, however, IOActive that many of these vulnerabilities are still not fixed from the manufacturers.

James Taylor 2016-07-18
img

Japanese Softbank will be willing to cough up the corresponding 274 billion for the British company Arm processor.

A new deal is in the offing.

It is the Japanese operator Softbank that will be ready to pay 32 billion dollars, equivalent to 274 billion, the Arm.

It writes IDG News today.

Softbank was the early and invested in companies like Yahoo and Alibaba, but also put a billion and a half dollars in the Finnish mobile game developer Supercell.

Now one should thus be close to buying Arm, which designs and licenses processors for the mobile market.

Joel Schroeder 2017-09-18
img

the collaborative tool Slack is still a favourite for investors.

the Company has managed to bring in 250 million dollars, almost two billion, in its latest financing round.

Japanese Softbank contributes a large part of the money.

the Company is valued now at over five billion dollars, around 40 billion, writes the Financial Times.

In the latest financing round in april of last year was valued Slack to 3.8 billion dollars, around 30 billion.

in Total Slack thus drawn in a total of 841 million dollars from investors, upwards of seven billion.

Zachary Stell 2017-07-24
img

Taxitjänsten Grab has received an investment of the equivalent of just over 20 mijarder of dollars from, among others, the chinese taxiappen Didi Chuxing, and the japanese Softbank.

It is the largest investment so far in a startup in south-east Asia, writes the Financial Times.

Read also: Taxiappen Grab pulls in 6.4 billion from, among others, Softbank

Both Didi and Softbank has invested in the past in the Grab.

They bring together more than 16 billion in the round, while other existing and new investors pytsar in around 4 billion.

Grab was founded in 2012 by two Harvardalumner from Malaysia.

Eric Vela 2018-05-02
img

The american museum, the Smithsonian has acquired some Pepper-robots in the future will help to guide the museum's visitors the right.

There are about 30 pieces of Pepper robots Peppers manufacturers, japanese SoftBank, donated to the Smithsonian last year.

Steve Carlin, chief strategy officer of Softbank Robotics, said in a statement:

"By interacting with museum visitors and providing insight on different exhibits, the Pepper will help guide their educational experience through the Smithsonian that they otherwise might have missed out on."

Depending on which of the museum's department Pepper is so it performs different tasks.

In the african their exhibition, the robot can, for example, translate the English phrases into swahili while the robot teaches programming in the museum's experimental laboratoriesektion.