20 stories about SoftBank
שבב מחשב ARM

China's contribution to Arm: A double-edged sword for reviving the U.S. IPO market

23.08.23|Omer Kabir, Reuters
Arm did not disclose the valuation it is aiming for in its Nasdaq IPO, but according to estimates it hopes to raise as much as $10 billion at a valuation of $60-70 billion - the largest IPO in the technology industry since Alibaba's IPO in 2014
מימין מייסד סופטבנק מאסיושי סאן ומייסד WeWork אדם ניומן

Won’t work: Only WeWork asset left is investors’ bitter lessons

10.08.23|Viki Auslender
For years now, the co-workspace company has been operating in a problematic and dangerous business model that has made it the poster child for everything that is wrong in the technology sector
משרדי סייבריזן

Cybereason valuation dropped by over 90% in recent funding round

24.04.23|Meir Orbach
The cybersecurity company received a $100 million investment from SoftBank Corp. earlier this month at a valuation of $300-400 million compared to the roughly $3 billion at which it was valued when it raised $275 million in 2021
ליאור דיב מנכ"ל ומייסד סייבריזן

SoftBank invests another $100 million in cyber unicorn Cybereason, replaces CEO

03.04.23|Meir Orbach
The new investment will make the Japanese conglomerate Cybereason’s leading shareholder
יוסי הרן צחון בנטואיץ Quris

SoftBank leads $9 million investment in AI pharma startup Quris

20.12.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup expanded its Seed funding to $37 million and plans to use the additional investment to advance its Bio-AI clinical-prediction platform that simulates clinical trials
bloXroute founders

DeFi startup bloXroute raises $70 million Series B led by Softbank

bloXroute, headed by Israeli CEO Uri Klarman, is a global content distribution network for blockchain scalability which enables decentralized finance traders to win more trades
Iddo Gino RapidAPI

RapidAPI raises $150 million Series D to reach unicorn status

The company’s API Hub is used by millions of developers to discover and connect to APIs, and by companies finding, managing and collaborating on their internal and external APIs
מוסף שבועי 15.11.18 מסיושי סאן מייסד סופטבנק

Japanese investments in Israeli startups reach record $2.9 billion in 2021

09.01.22|Meir Orbach
This marks a 190% leap compared to 2020. The number of investments also rose - 85 compared to 63 the year prior. Japanese investments accounted for 15.8% of all foreign investments in Israel, and since 2000, Japanese companies have invested a total of $13 billion
פורום היוניקורנס יוסי כהן ראש המוסד לשעבר ומנהל פעילות סופטבנק בישראל

“My challenge at SoftBank is to find the next unicorn,” says former Mossad chief, Yossi Cohen

12.12.21|Tomer Hadar
The new head of SoftBank investment advisers said the Japanese conglomerate is expecting him to significantly increase its involvement in the Israeli startup market
עובדי קלארוטי Claroty

Claroty raises $400 million to fund Medigate acquisition

08.12.21|Meir Orbach
The industrial cybersecurity unicorn’s Series E was led by SoftBank, with the fresh funds to go towards the purchase of its fellow Israeli company which focuses on protecting medical devices from cyber attacks
ג'ונתן מדבד ourcrowed כנס משקיעים 2019

SoftBank makes $25 million convertible equity investment in OurCrowd

27.10.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli venture capital platform will also enter into a strategic partnership with SoftBank Investment Advisers to consider investment opportunities
סטרים אלמנטס StreamElements

StreamElements raises $100 million led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2

The Israeli-founded company develops engagement and monetization tools for live and Video on Demand (VOD) content creators and has experienced accelerated growth during the pandemic
שר האוצר של ארה"ב סטיב מנוצ'ין ב ריאד סעודיה 22.2.20

SoftBank, Saudi Arabia's PIF backing Steven Mnuchin's $2.5 billion private equity fund

22.09.21|Reuters and CTech
The fund, Liberty Strategic Capital, which has an office in Tel Aviv and recently led a $275 million investment in Israeli company Cybereason, will be backed by SoftBank's $40 billion second Vision Fund and Abu Dhabi-based sovereign wealth fund Mubadala
הועידה הכלכלית הלאומית 2021  יוסי כהן ראש המוסד לשעבר

SoftBank a big believer in Israeli high-tech, says former Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen

02.08.21|Meir Orbach
In his first public speech since becoming the head of SoftBank’s investment operations in Israel, Cohen told the Calcalist National Economic Conference that the local tech ecosystem is “21st century Zionism at its best”
מייסדי Wiliot

IoT startup Wiliot secures $200 million investment led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2

27.07.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli company didn't reveal its valuation, but it is estimated to be in the region of $1 billion
יוסי כהן ראש המוסד

Former Mossad chief Yossi Cohen appointed as SoftBank representative in Israel

09.07.21|Meir Orbach
SoftBank's new Vision Fund 2 has already invested in several Israeli companies over recent months, including AnyVision, Redis Labs and Vianai Systems
שלומי חגי וג'ונתן צ'רקי Contentsquare

Contentsquare lands $500 million series E led by SoftBank Vision

In 2019, the French company acquired Israeli firm Clicktale, which specializes in digital analysis of the user experience
יואל בר מייסד חברת טראקס  TRAX

$1 billion in a single day - Israeli tech sets new investment record

08.04.21|Meir Orbach
Around $500 million didn't go into company accounts, but rather to those of investors, employees, and executives via secondary deals
מוסף שבועי 15.11.18 אורי אלון מייסד ובעלי קומפאס

Israeli-owned brokerage company Compass Real Estate heads for IPO

The SoftBank-backed company submitted a prospectus for its public offering, showing a 56% rise in revenues for 2020 compared to the previous year