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SoftBank left reeling after $8.9bn Vision Fund loss

Japanese investment powerhouse SoftBank has revealed that its Vision Fund lost $8.9bn in the third quarter of 2019 – a far higher figure than analysts had predicted

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Israel kick-starts plans to launch 5G by 2020

Israel is holding a tender for the development of a next-generation mobile network, as the country seeks to catch up with the likes of Spain, South Korea, Switzerland and the UK

Vertical farming start-up AeroFarms raises $100m in Series E funding round

AeroFarms, one of the major players in the burgeoning vertical farming sector, will look to expand its produce portfolio after receiving significant investment in a Series E funding round led by IKEA’s parent company

Tesla reverses decision to cut store numbers

Having previously announced that it would begin selling its vehicles solely online to reduce prices, Tesla has now confirmed that it will keep some of its physical stores open

The investment projects helping to build a better future in Peru

Infrastructure stimulates economic growth and leaves a lasting legacy – but it doesn’t come cheap. Matching the right investors to suitable projects, therefore, is essential to a country’s future prosperity

ProInversión: Social sustainability is central to Peru’s PPP projects

Alberto Ñecco Tello explains how ProInversión embeds sustainability in its programme of delivering infrastucture investments

ICO investors lose more than 10 percent of funds to hackers

According to the latest research published by Ernst & Young, more than 10 percent of the funds raised by initial coin offerings has been lost or stolen by cybercriminals

Tencent ramps up Alibaba competition with Vipshop investment

Tencent and e-commerce firm JD.com have announced a joint investment of $863m into online retailer Vipshop as part of efforts to take on rival company Alibaba

Bitcoin futures experience price surge on Cboe exchange debut

Bitcoin has achieved further mainstream acceptance after its debut on the Cboe Futures Exchange, but critics still believe the cryptocurrency is heading for a crash

LG invests $13.5bn in OLED screen technology as demand soars

As production improvements make OLED screen manufacture more cost effective, LG is investing heavily in order to benefit from the growing popularity of the technology outside of the high-end TV market

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Ride-hailing app Grab attracts record $2.5bn investment as Uber falters

Substantial investments from Softbank and Didi are set to propel Grab towards record levels of funding

Micro-investing app Stash secures $40m in investments

In a nod towards the growing popularity of non-traditional investment platforms, start-up firm Stash raises $40m