Why Flipkart and Walmart need each other to keep Amazon at arm's length

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

Everyone has been hearing it through the grapevine. Now, it appears that US retail giant Walmart is on the verge of buying either ....

14 March, 2018

OYO Rooms appoints Amazon exec as CTO

Disha Sharma

Branded budget hotels marketplace OYO Rooms, run by Oravel Stays Pvt. Ltd, has appointed Anil Goel as chief technology officer, ....

7 November, 2016

SoftBank's Nikesh Arora says quit as didn't want to be CEO-in-waiting

Manu P Toms

Nikesh Arora, who is stepping down as president and chief operating officer of SoftBank Group Corp, said on Tuesday he is leaving ....

21 June, 2016

SoftBank internal review gives clean chit to Nikesh Arora

Manu P Toms

Japanese Internet and telecom conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp has given its president and chief operating officer Nikesh Arora ....

20 June, 2016

Nikesh Arora's India deals that SoftBank investors are seeking probe into

Team TC

A group of SoftBank shareholders has demanded an internal probe into the actions of company president and COO Nikesh Arora for ....

22 April, 2016

Unnamed stakeholders allege "wrongdoing" on part of SoftBank COO Nikesh Arora; Co defends him

Manu P Toms

A group of unnamed stakeholders in the Japanese multinational SoftBank Group Corp has made serious allegations against its president ....

21 April, 2016

SoftBank Ventures Korea backs Gurgaon-based True Balance

Disha Sharma

SoftBank Ventures Korea, part of Japanese internet conglomerate SoftBank Corp, has made an undisclosed amount of investment in ....

29 March, 2016

Housing.com gets $15M more from SoftBank

Manu P Toms

Realty portal Housing.com said on Thursday it has raised Rs 100 crore (about $15 million) in fresh capital from lead investor ....

21 January, 2016

Worried about how some startups are scaling: SoftBank's Arora

Manu P Toms

Nikesh Arora seems to be concerned that some of SoftBank's investee firms in India are overspending as they scale up. Arora, ....

14 October, 2015

Exclusive: Housing.com to raise fresh money from SoftBank

Manu P Toms

Locon Solutions Pvt Ltd that runs realty portal Housing.com is soon to raise fresh capital from its existing lead investor SoftBank, ....

5 October, 2015

SoftBank leads $1B Series E round in US-based SoFi

Bhawna Gupta

Japanese telecom and internet giant SoftBank Group Corp has led a $1-billion Series E investment round in US financial technology ....

1 October, 2015

Nikesh Arora to invest $482M in SoftBank

Team TC

Nikesh Arora, president and COO of SoftBank Group Corp (SoftBank), said on Wednesday that he would make a personal bet on the ....

19 August, 2015

InMobi ties up with Amazon and Paytm for India launch of discovery-led mobile commerce platform

Manu P Toms

SoftBank-backed mobile ad technology company InMobi Pte Ltd has joined hands with Amazon India, mobile wallet Paytm and others ....

6 August, 2015

Snapdeal reportedly secures $500M from Foxconn, Alibaba and SoftBank

Disha Sharma

Online marketplace Snapdeal has secured $500 million in a fresh round of funding from iPhone manufacturer Foxconn, Chinese e-commerce ....

3 August, 2015

OYO raises $100M from SoftBank & existing investors to expand branded budget hotels

Binu Paul

Delhi-based Oravel Stays Pvt Ltd, which runs the branded budget hotels marketplace OYORooms.com, has raised $100 million (Rs ....

3 August, 2015

SoftBank to discontinue early-stage VC arm, will invest in more mature firms

Team TC

Japanese internet and telecom conglomerate SoftBank Corp, which has backed Indian firms Ola, Snapdeal and Housing.com, is winding ....

17 July, 2015

Housing crisis puts SoftBank in a spot amidst its headline grabbing announcements

Manu P Toms & Shrija Agrawal

The fall of Housing.com from one of the hottest tech startups in India to a big public relations disaster has been quick, thanks ....

3 July, 2015

SoftBank ropes in former LinkedIn executive Deep Nishar to head international investments

Team TC

Japanese telecom and internet giant SoftBank has roped in former senior vice president of products and user experience at professional ....

1 July, 2015

Exclusive: Four short-listed to take over as Housing.com CEO

Manu P Toms

Japanese tech giant SoftBank Corp, the lead investor in online property search startup Housing.com, has short-listed three-four ....

29 June, 2015

Housing.com CEO Rahul Yadav on his way out

Manu P Toms

The temporary truce between Housing.com CEO Rahul Yadav and the company's investors that lasted more than a month after the last ....

26 June, 2015

Exclusive: SoftBank hires executive search firm to build India team

Adith Charlie

Japanese internet and telecom conglomerate SoftBank Corp, which has invested nearly a billion dollar in Ola, Housing.com and Snapdeal ....

26 June, 2015