Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicSoftBank Group

Topic: SoftBank Group

Adani Green buys SoftBank Energy India as it aims to be world’s largest clean energy supplier

The deal moves Adani Green closer to its goal of having 25 gigawatts of renewable power capacity by 2025.

Week after closing $800 mn funding, Swiggy set to raise $450 mn more, this time from SoftBank

SoftBank Group is likely to invest in Swiggy at $5.5 billion valuation. The financing is said to be awaiting approval from regulators.

‘Absolutely untrue’ – Oyo’s Ritesh Agarwarl denies bankruptcy claim after Rs 16 lakh claim

Oyo, one of the larger startups in the SoftBank Group’s portfolio, was struggling to restructure and whittle down loss-making operations even before the pandemic obliterated travel.

Now, SoftBank is considering bidding for TikTok in India in league with Jio & Airtel

TikTok is considering selling its operations in several countries after local govts shut out the app, in fears that sensitive user data was being shared with the Chinese state.

Policybazaar set to become first Indian digital start-up to go public as it plans 2021 IPO

Policybazaar plans to secure about $250 million in a round of financing at a $2 billion-plus valuation before a September 2021 initial public offering.

Sandeep Mathrani, WeWork’s new CEO says he has ‘plenty of luck’. He’ll need it

Sandeep Mathrani is a fixture in the clubby world of commercial real estate, but he also has some experience working with start-ups.

Grofers gets $200 million funding from SoftBank & others

The new investment from SoftBank comes after its other venture Uber Technologies made a $3 billion operating loss last year.

Why Bhavish Aggarwal of Ola turned down a $1.1 billion SoftBank deal

Aggarwal has grown concerned about SoftBank's influence as it took a stake in his archrival Uber and then encouraged the rivals to merge.

SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son explained in his own words. About 3,03,513 of them

Ahead of Q1 results, an analysis of Son's comments from previous briefings to see how his focus has changed and what may lie ahead.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
File photo of the Amazon logo pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru | Reuters/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.