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Dialpad Raises Additional $10 Million from SoftBank Corp. to Accelerate Product Expansion in Japan and APAC

Dialpad expands footprint in APAC, empowering global workforces with Voice Intelligence through its AI-powered cloud communications platform Dialpad, Inc., the leading AI-powered cloud communications platform, today announced that SoftBank Corp. (“SoftBank”) joined a previous $100M Series-E funding round, led by OMERS Growth Equity, through a $10M investment. SoftBank’s investment will deepen its existing, 4-year strategic partnership with Dialpad, and drive business growth in Japan and the greater APAC region, leveraging…

ShipBob Raises $68 Million in Series D Funding from SoftBank Vision Fund to Expand its Global Ecommerce Fulfillment Solution

ShipBob, an ecommerce enablement technology company that provides fulfillment by bringing fast shipping options to ecommerce businesses, announced $68 million in primary funding. The new capital will enhance the company's capabilities to bring world-class fulfillment to more customers, fuel growth, expand its software platform and scale its global fulfillment network. The Series D financing was led by SoftBank Vision Fund. Prior investors include Menlo Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Hyde Park…

Blueshift Appoints LendingTree’s Former VP of Marketing, Josh Francia, as Chief Growth Officer

Francia Joins the Blueshift Team to Spearhead Its Next Phase of Growth and Advance Its AI-Powered Customer Data Activation Platform Blueshift, the leading Customer Data Activation Platform (CDAP), announced Josh Francia has joined the company’s executive team as its Chief Growth Officer. His appointment closely follows the company’s official CDAP debut, as well as its Series B funding, led by SoftBank. Francia began his career at Priceline.com, serving as the Director of Marketing & E-commerce Technology. During his…

Coupang Announces $2 Billion Investment from the SoftBank Vision Fund

Leading Consumer Internet Company More than Doubles Revenue in 2 Years Approaching $5 Billion in 2018 Coupang, one of the largest and fastest growing e-commerce companies in the world, announced that the SoftBank Vision Fund will invest $2 billion in Coupang. This follows SoftBank Group’s initial investment of $1 billion in June 2015. This new primary capital will enable Coupang to continue investing in consumer-first technology innovations. Lydia Jett, Partner at SoftBank Investment Advisers and Coupang Board member,…