Softbank Ventures Asia

 
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Softbank Ventures Asia

South Korea, Seoul
2000
Year of establishment

Customers / Partners

Funding

Investments
3
Rounds
2
Total amount of profiles
 
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News

Japanese telecoms giant Softbank Corp joins crypto regulatory group JSTA

Softbank’s telecoms arm is set to become the latest member of the Japanese Security Token Association.


4 months ago


Regulation/Legal
Partnership
Softbank Ventures Asia

SoftBank CEO Sold His Bitcoin for Heavy Loss: It Was 'Distracting'

Masayoshi Son lost somewhere between $50–130 million in 2018 when the Bitcoin’s price volatility became too much for him.


6 months ago


General news
Softbank Ventures Asia
Bitcoin

‘I don’t understand’ bitcoin, says billionaire SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son, the billionaire founder and CEO of Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, says he doesn't understand bitcoin as it is too volatile. The post ‘I don’t understand’ bitcoin, says billionaire SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son appeared first on The Block.


6 months ago


General news
Bitcoin
Softbank Ventures Asia
The Block

Crypto will be useful but Bitcoin is hard to understand, says SoftBank CEO

Masayoshi Son found Bitcoin to be “distracting his own focus on his own business.”


6 months ago


General news
Bitcoin
Softbank Ventures Asia

GPU Manufacturer Nvidia Buys Chip Maker ARM for $40 Billion

California-based Nvidia is buying British computer chip designer Arm Holdings from Softbank Group Corp. in a deal worth $40 billion. Nvidia, which specializes in making hardware for video game consoles and the crypto mining sector, said in a press release that it would pay Softbank a combination of cash and shares in the transaction. The...


8 months ago


Investment
Softbank Ventures Asia