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5 questions every US tech startup founder needs to ask before taking money from a foreign investor

5 questions every US tech startup founder needs to ask before taking money from a foreign investor

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

From Japan's SoftBank to the Australian sovereign wealth fund, foreign money is pouring into Silicon Valley startups. While it may be tempting for founders to take large checks...
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How WeWork's CEO grew a $10 billion relationship with SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son, whom he calls 'Yoda'

How WeWork's CEO grew a $10 billion relationship with SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son, whom he calls 'Yoda'

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Masayoshi Son is the founder and CEO of the Japanese holding company SoftBank, which is a major investor in scaling American companies, including WeWork. WeWork cofounder and...
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'My superpower is change': The cult of WeWork was laid bare in a revealing interview with CEO Adam Neumann

'My superpower is change': The cult of WeWork was laid bare in a revealing interview with CEO Adam Neumann

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

WeWork has a cultish reputation. This shone through in a Bloomberg Businessweek interview on Wednesday with CEO Adam Neumann, who cofounded the company in 2010. Neumann speaks...
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Term Sheet - Wednesday, May 15

6 days ago   |   Fortune

THE UNICORN PARADE Deals, deals, deals. Here are three to have on your radar today: $200 MILLION: First, Grofers, an India-based online grocery startup, raised $200 million in...
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'The disruptors will be disrupted': The man who runs the $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund offers bold predictions for how different the world will look in 10 years

'The disruptors will be disrupted': The man who runs the $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund offers bold predictions for how different the world will look in 10 years

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

Rajeev Misra, the CEO of Softbank Investment Advisers, had a wide-ranging discussion at the recent Milken Institute Global Conference about his investing process. Misra, who...
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Uber isn't screwed. There are a ton of ways it could become a profitable monster

Uber isn't screwed. There are a ton of ways it could become a profitable monster

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

Uber's much-anticipated IPO was a bust, and that's brought out plenty of Wall Street haters. Uber could dive into plenty of new lines of business in search of profits...
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SoftBank invests $800m in supply chain finance group Greensill

8 days ago   |   eFinancial News

Announcement could provide a boost to Greensill after a turbulent period for the company
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SoftBank set to invest in British financing group Greensill

8 days ago   |   Reuters

A prospective deal between SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund and UK-based financing group Greensill Capital could be announced as early as Monday, a city source told Reuters.
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Early Uber Investor on What's Next for the Company Post-IPO

11 days ago   |   Fortune

This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune's newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Sign up here. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi rang the bell this morning in a historic...
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Wirecard sees five-year profit potential of Softbank alliance at 209-273 million euros

11 days ago   |   Reuters

Wirecard sees the total five-year profit potential from its alliance with Softbank Group Corp at between 209 million euros and 273 million euros , the German payments company...
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NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors' sweep of Trail Blazers

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors' sweep of Trail Blazers

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Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was...

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Don McGahn Could Be a Glaring No-Show Tomorrow

Don McGahn Could Be a Glaring No-Show Tomorrow

Former White House counsel Don McGahn is slated to appear before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, but that may not come to pass. The New York Times is reporting by way of... Read more ...

Warnings about Tesla are growing louder as Morgan Stanley slashes its...

Warnings about Tesla are growing louder as Morgan Stanley slashes its worst-case scenario to $10 a share

Tesla shares fell early Tuesday after Morgan Stanley's auto analysts adjusted their bear case for the stock. The analysts, led by longtime Tesla-watcher Adam Jonas, cut their... Read more ...

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet who died in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child. Read more ...

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets

LONDON - Champions League finalist Tottenham says it banned three season-ticket holders who offered to sell their match seats online for a profit. Read more ...

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers results: Golden State sweeps Portland to reach...

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers results: Golden State sweeps Portland to reach fifth straight to NBA Finals

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More Tariffs On China, More Head Scratching From Economists

More Tariffs On China, More Head Scratching From Economists

The evidence is clear: tariffs are a tax on consumers. At best they're "a really inefficient jobs-creation program," according to a leading scholar. Who wins in a trade war? If... Read more ...