Softbank

Business Overview

Softbank Corp. continues to push forward into a new stage of the Information Revolution by utilizing state-of-the-art technology such as AI, IoT, and robotics, and plays a central role in SoftBank Group.
We aim to take a flexible approach to expanding our business into a wide range of domains while pursuing synergies with group companies both domestically and overseas. We aspire to be a company that contributes to society by providing innovative services across a range of industries, going beyond the realms of conventional telecommunications carrier business models.

Corporate Philosophy “Information Revolution — Happiness for everyone”​

Since our founding, the SoftBank Group has sought to use the Information Revolution to contribute to the wellbeing of people and society. The unlimited potential of the Information Revolution should be deployed in the right way, so that it brings happiness to humanity. This vision is a driving force for the SoftBank Group as we continue to pursue growth.

Our slogan “Smart & Fun!”​

The slogan “Smart & Fun!”​ is part of our workstyle reform initative and represents a way of working that is optimized to each employee, aiming to maximize the productivity of individuals and the organization. The slogan encapsulates our aim of continuing to grow as an innovative and creative company with employees who work intelligently and enjoyably, incorporating new workstyles utilizing IT and AI.

Founded
1986
Investor type
Investment Firm, Venture Capital
Business model preference
B2B, B2C
Series preference
Series C
Offering preference
Hardware, Software
AI type preference
Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing
Sectors
3D ADAS Advanced Targeting Analytics Anomaly Detection Automotive Autonomous Chip Cyber Security Endpoint Security Enterprise Fintech Forensics Hardware Incident Response Insurance Insurance Carrier Internal Data IoT LIDAR Marketing Mobile Security Prediction Security Sports Technologies Weather

Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

Heed
Inactive
Hardware, Software
B2C
$35 M
1
Pliops
Active
Hardware, Software
B2B
$40 M
4
Innoviz Technologies
Active
Hardware, Software
B2B
$252 M
11

Investment Rounds History

Startup

Date Announced

Funding Round

Amount Raised

Investors

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