SoftBank expects $24 billion in losses from Vision Fund, WeWork and OneWeb investments

The Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group said it would lose a staggering $24 billion on investments met through its Vision Fund and wagers on the co-working real estate company WeWork and satellite telecommunications company OneWeb. Ultimately, the company expects the…

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Startups Weekly: Oyo has issues + A farewell

Welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last-place week I wrote about the startups we lost in…

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SoftBanks Vision Fund inches closer to $100B

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The trust dilemma of continuous background checks

First, background checks at startups, then Huawei’s finance chief is detained, SoftBank’s IPO is subscribed and I am about to record our next publication of TechCrunch Equity. It’s Thursday, December 6, 2018. TechCrunch is experimenting with new content structures. This…

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