Panasonic made a big bet on Musk and sank $1.8 billion into making batteries for the Model 3 at Gigafactory 1.
Previous record holder was a U.S. college student whose goal was to get a year’s free supply of chicken nuggets from Wendy’s.
Masayoshi Son raised $23.6 billion by pulling off the world’s second-largest initial public offering ever.
Hayashi started Groove X Inc. three years ago with the goal of building and selling buddy robots, like R2-D2.
SoftBank Corp. declined 14.5 percent to 1,282 yen in Tokyo on Wednesday.
People like Muranaka, an investor at DMM Ventures, are adding capital to the mix, another key ingredient for startup success.
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Yaskawa Electric Corp., which supplies industrial robots for Huawei’s smartphone, saw a hold on it’s machines after the arrest.
Customers were told they can get fewer shares than requested.
The Japanese technology conglomerate fixes the final price for the offering at 1,500 yen apiece.
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The Japanese technology giant plans to sell shares for 1,500 yen apiece, it said in a filing on Friday.
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Funding will make PT Tokopedia the most valuable startup in Indonesia.
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SoftBank pays about 180,000 yen a month for a crew of three people to tidy its own headquarters.
China’s love affair with Japanese consumer goods goes back decades and Panasonic has had particular cachet.
SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son is listing the company’s cash cow to raise capital to keep making investments in tech startups.
Masayoshi Son is looking to raise about $21 billion through an IPO in what could be the country’s largest IPO ever.
SoftBank’s operating profit rose to 706 billion yen ($6.2 billion) in the three months ended September.