20 stories about SoftBank
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
אדם נוימן מייסד WeWork מוכר בית לוס אנג'לס

SoftBank and Adam Neumann squeezing WeWork for all that it has

24.02.21|Sophie Shulman
After a much-publicized fallout and with a public offering beckoning, the Japanese conglomerate and the Israeli entrepreneur are nearing a settlement
מוסף שבועי 3.12.20 איור אדם נוימן

Going Bust: Adam Neumann is a symbol of the cash-bloated startups era

04.12.20|Sophie Shulman
Neumann is a result of too much ambition colliding with too much money, says author of the Israeli entrepreneur’s biography
כנס כלכליסט ניו יורק נלסון גריגס

Nasdaq saw 10 times the IPOs it expected in 2020, says stock exchange president

23.09.20|Sophie Shulman
Nelson Griggs, the president of the Nasdaq stock exchange, expected the number of IPOs would drop due to Covid-19 and prides himself instead of over 100 companies listing on the exchange since the beginning of January with an average return of 50%-60%
מלמעלה: מייסדי למונייד שי וינינגר ו דניאל שרייבר

The truth behind the Lemonade surge, America’s most successful IPO of 2020

05.07.20|Sophie Shulman
Lemonade went overnight from being a unicorn that has never made a profit into a massive success. But there are some investors wondering whether the underwriters forced the company to leave money on the table
מימין שי וינינגר ו  דניאל שרייבר מייסדי Lemonade למונייד

Lemonade has learned the lesson of its fellow SoftBank portfolio companies

28.06.20|Sophie Shulman
In its pre-IPO prospectus, Lemonade presents a clear, yet highly optimistic, perception of the current business reality