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SoftBank, which controls the $93 billion Vision Fund, wants to raise even more money. The Japanese investment giant is in talks with banks to raise as much as $5 billion in new debt by using its U.K. chip subsidiary Arm as collateral, according to people familiar with the matter.
Late last year Wag, an app that helps people find dog walkers, was in talks to raise $100 million. SoftBank took a look but would only invest if the round was $300 million. Other investors, including NEA and Kleiner Perkins, felt that was too much money for the startup to raise and dropped out, ...
Didi Chuxing missed its target for the number of daily rides taken in December, according to internal data seen by The Information, sparking concerns about growth for the world’s biggest ride-hailing company.