Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter.
SINGAPORE -- Southeast Asia is becoming ever more of a hotbed for investment related to China's Belt and Road Initiative, two separate reports issued this month show. Chinese investment and construction contracts in the region almost doubled to $11 billion in the first half of 2019, from $5.6 billion in the last six months of the previous year, one report issued by Maybank Kim Eng's research arm says. Within Southeast Asia, Indonesia drew the lion's share of new BRI contracts, valued at $3 billion in the first half.
The loans are likely to have an interest rate of about 5%: Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter.
(Bloomberg) -- General Electric Co.'s biggest plunge in 11 years came at an awkward time for some of Wall Street's savviest investors, after a recent buying spree by the likes of Renaissance Technologies, Citadel Advisors and Adage Capital Management. Hedge funds added more shares of GE than any other company to their industrial investments in the second quarter, according to an initial analysis of U.S. regulatory filings compiled by Bloomberg Global Data. Their holdings increased by 25% to a total of 199.3 million shares, valued at $2.09 billion at the quarter's end.
SoftBank has a plant to loan up to $20 billion to its employees, including CEO Masayoshi Son, for the purposes of having that capital re-invested in SoftBank's own Vision venture fund, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. That's a highly unusual move that could be risky in terms of how much [...]
WSC Sports, which uses artificial intelligence to create live highlights of sports broadcasts, has scored a $23 million Series C funding round to expand and pursue areas such as sports gambling.
Growing up, Matt Dalio says his father hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio repeated this quote over and over again. : Nowadays most people would be grateful for any words of wisdom from billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio, as the 70-year-old is one of the most prominent names in finance. But daily pep talks from the Bridgewater Associates founder where just the norm for his kids, Matt, Devon, Paul and Mark Dalio, when they were growing up.
Sequoia, Eastern Bell Co-lead $42M Series C Round In Chinese Cro Service Provider - China Money Network
Yaoyanshe, a Chinese clinical research organization (CRO) service provider, has raised RMB300 million (US$42.61 million) in a series C round of financing led by Chinese venture capital firm Eastern Bell Capital and Sequoia Capital China. Returning investors Matrix Partners China, Vision Plus Capital and Genesis Capital all poured money into the new round, said Huaxing [...] Sequoia, Eastern Bell Co-Lead $42M Series C Round In Chinese CRO Service Provider comes originally from China Money Network. All Rights Reserved.
Two Worthy Books Trace The History Of Tech Through Silicon Valley, Leaving Seattle's Story Still To Be Told - Geekwire
Editor's Note: In this guest post, Tom Alberg, Madrona Venture Group managing director, reviews The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America by Margaret O'Mara; and VC: An American History by Tom Nicholas. The accelerating growth of the tech economy during the past 70 years has generated numerous books seeking to capture its dynamics. Two recent books are worthy additions and reads, one by a University of Washington professor and the other by a Harvard professor.