Softbank

WeWork To Pump $100 Mln Into India Business

In Friday's statement, the company said that WeWork India was already profitable and played an important role in the global scheme of business.

Debroop Roy

Masayoshi Son-Funded Start-Ups Not Going 'Soft' On Employees

With Vision Fund II in sight, Softbank's portfolio companies in India and across the world are cutting jobs in order to reduce losses and shore up investor sentiment.

Debroop Roy

Among VCs, Softbank Appeared The Most In Indian Media Followed By Sequoia and Tiger Global

Softbank reportedly suffered $6.5 billion in operating losses from investments in cash-burning businesses including New York-based real estate firm WeWork, and cab-hailing service Uber.

Will Vision Fund 2 Save SoftBank in 2020?

The Japanese conglomerate is likely to announce the first close of the fund at around $30 billion in the first quarter of next year, according to a media report

From Towering Achievements to Inexplicable Ambiguity: SoftBank's Journey So Far

Entrepreneur India traces the ebb and flow of SoftBank's journey over the years

5 Key Highlights From Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son's Earnings Presentation

"Regret decision to invest in WeWork," said Son on Softbank's post-earnings conference call with the press

Masayoshi Son Admits Judgment Errors. Is It the Start of the End?

"My judgment around WeWork was not right in many ways," he said on Wednesday after announcing company result

Is SoftBank's Rescue Package for WeWork a Way to Redeem Itself?

While the world may be busy writing an obituary for WeWork, does this capital infusion imply that Masayoshi Son will have the last laugh?

Bhavya Kaushal

SoftBank, WeWork's Largest Investor, Takes Control of the Embattled Office Company, With Co-founder Adam Neumann Stepping Down

The $8 billion deal is dramatically less than the office company's original valuation of $47 billion.

Meghan Morris

WeWork, And The Problem With High Valuations in Tech

Bloated valuations in the tech sector isn't a new phenomenon. But investors aren't having it anymore.

How the Failure of WeWork and Uber has Forced SoftBank Backers to Rethink Their Strategies; Reports

When things were going well, SoftBank's glory was unprecedented and awe-inspiring.Today, it has become the bone of contention with everyone questioning it

A Sneak Peek at Cross-Border Investments in Indian Startups

Global investors are betting big on Indian companies and how

Aastha Singal