SoftBank's running list of deals shows the Japanese company is one of the biggest, craziest investors in tech right now

Softbank pepper robotSoftBank Group Corp. Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son reacts as SoftBank's human-like robots named &quotPepper" performs during the SoftBank World 2015 event in Tokyo, Japan, July 30, 2015.REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Japanese tech giant SoftBank has hundreds of millions on hand to be able to acquire and fund high-profile companies.

The massive corporation - led by Masayoshi Son, Japan's richest man - makes investments through the SoftBank Group and its $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund. SoftBank is also in the process of pursuing a second $100 billion fund, although the company is reportedly having trouble finding investors.

SoftBank has backed or bought a host of established tech firms such as Nvidia, the We Company, Slack, Uber, and ARM. It's also backed less well-known startups, like satellite internet firm OneWeb, Indian e-commerce company Paytm, and farming startup Plenty. Most of the money has gone to companies in Europe, Asia, and North America.

Here's a running list of SoftBank's investments, based on how much the firm has put into in each company:

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Talkspace — estimated $20 million to $50 million

Talkspace — estimated $20 million to $50 million

What it does: Online therapy platform

Founded: 2011

Most recent valuation: $310 million

SoftBank's total investment: Estimated $20 million to $50 million

Total funding raised: $110 million (PitchBook)

Globality — $100 million

Globality — $100 million

What it does: B2B matching marketplace

Founded: 2015

Most recent valuation: $800 million

SoftBank's total investment: $100 million

Total funding raised: $172.2 million (PitchBook)

Boston Dynamics — acquired for estimated $100 million

Boston Dynamics — acquired for estimated $100 million

What it does: Robotics development

Founded: 1992

SoftBank's total investment: Estimated $100 million

  • June 2017 — Undisclosed amount to acquire Boston Dynamics, though deal is estimated to be worth $100 million.

Alibaba — $102 million

Alibaba — $102 million

What it does: E-commerce platform in China

Founded: 1999

Market cap: $428.2 billion at time of writing

SoftBank's total investment: $102 million

Brain Corp — $114 million

Brain Corp — $114 million

What it does: Autonomous robots and machines developer

Founded: 2009

Most recent valuation: $240 million

SoftBank's total investment: $114 million

Total funding raised: $123 million (PitchBook)

Light — $121 million

Light — $121 million

What it does: Ultra-zoom digital photography cameras

Founded: 2013

Most recent valuation: $396 million

SoftBank's total investment: $121 million

Total funding raised: $206 million (PitchBook)

Cybereason — $150 million

Cybereason — $150 million

What it does: Israeli security software provider

Founded: 2012

Most recent valuation: $850 million

SoftBank's total investment: $150 million

Total funding raised: $189 million (PitchBook)

Nauto — $159 million

Nauto — $159 million

What it does: Self-driving car technology

Founded: 2015

Most recent valuation: $1 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $159 million

Total funding raised: $174.2 million (PitchBook)

Mapbox — $164 million

Mapbox — $164 million

What it does: Customized maps on open-source platform

Founded: 2010

Most recent valuation: $385 million

SoftBank's total investment: $164 million

Total funding raised: $229.4 million (PitchBook)

Clutter — $200 million

Clutter — $200 million

What it does: On-demand storage services and platform

Founded: 2013

Most recent valuation: $600 million

SoftBank's total investment: $200 million

Total funding raised: $297.2 million (PitchBook)

Plenty — $200 million

Plenty — $200 million

What it does: Indoor vertical farming

Founded: 2013

Most recent valuation: $500 million

SoftBank's total investment: $200 million

Total funding raised: $260 million (PitchBook)

Brandless — $240 million

Brandless — $240 million

What it does: E-commerce no-brand platform

Founded: 2014

Most recent valuation: $235.3 million

SoftBank's total investment: $240 million

Total funding raised: $292.5 million (PitchBook)

Slack — $250 million

Slack — $250 million

What it does: Workplace communication software

Founded: 2013

Most recent valuation: $7.1 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $250 million

Total funding raised: $1.2 billion (PitchBook)

Automation Anywhere — $300 million

Automation Anywhere — $300 million

What it does: Software for robotic process automation (RPA)

Founded: 2003

Most recent valuation: $2.6 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $300 million

Total funding raised: $550 million (PitchBook)

Getaround — $300 million

Getaround — $300 million

What it does: Peer-to-peer car sharing e-marketplace

Founded: 2011

Most recent valuation: $850 million

SoftBank's total investment: $300 million

Total funding raised: $410 million (PitchBook)

Kabbage — $300 million

Kabbage — $300 million

What it does: Online loan lending platform

Founded: 2008

Most recent valuation: $1.2 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $300 million

Total funding raised: $989.5 million (PitchBook)

Wag — $300 million

Wag — $300 million

What it does: Dog walking app

Founded: 2015

Most recent valuation: $610 million

SoftBank's total investment: $300 million

Total funding raised: $321.5 million (PitchBook)

Zume — $375 million

Zume — $375 million

What it does: Robot-powered pizza delivery service

Founded: 2015

Most recent valuation: $1.5 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $375 million

Total funding raised: $445.7 million (PitchBook)

Fair — $385 billion

Fair — $385 billion

What it does: Car borrowing platform

Founded: 2016

Most recent valuation: $1.2 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $385 million

Total funding raised: $1.6 billion (PitchBook)

Paytm Mall — $400 million

Paytm Mall — $400 million

What it does: Online shopping platform in India

Founded: 2016

Most recent valuation: $1.9 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $400 million

Total funding raised: $646 million (PitchBook)

Guardant Health — $401 million

Guardant Health — $401 million

What it does: 'Liquid biopsy' blood testing for cancer treatment

Founded: 2013

Market cap: $7.9 billion at time of writing

SoftBank's total investment: $401 million

  • May 2018 — $41 million into joint venture Guardan Health AMEA
  • May 2017 — Led $360 million round

Lemonade — $420 million

Lemonade — $420 million

What it does: Insurance e-platform for renters and homeowners

Founded: 2015

Most recent valuation: $2 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $420 million

Total funding raised: $479.8 million (PitchBook)

Opendoor — Estimated $500 million

Opendoor — Estimated $500 million

What it does: Online real estate marketplace

Founded: 2014

Most recent valuation: $3.8 billion

SoftBank's total investment: Estimated $500 million

Total funding raised: $4.4 billion (PitchBook)

Cambridge Mobile Telematics — $500 million

Cambridge Mobile Telematics — $500 million

What it does: Mobile analytics provider

Founded: 2010

Most recent valuation: $24.5 million

SoftBank's total investment: $500 million

Total funding raised: $502.5 million (PitchBook)

Improbable — $502 million

Improbable — $502 million

What it does: Virtual gaming developer

Founded: 2012

Most recent valuation: $2 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $502 million

Total funding raised: $608.2 million (PitchBook)

Auto1 — $561 million

Auto1 — $561 million

What it does: German-based platform for buying and selling used cars

Founded: 2012

Most recent valuation: $3.5 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $560 million

Total funding raised: $1.3 billion (PitchBook)

ZhongAn — $600 million

ZhongAn — $600 million

What it does: Online-only insurance services

Founded: 2013

Market cap: $32 billion at time of writing

SoftBank's total investment: $600 million

DoorDash — estimated $600 million to $900 million

DoorDash — estimated $600 million to $900 million

What it does: Food delivery platform

Founded: 2013

Most recent valuation: $12.6 billion

SoftBank's total investment: Estimated $600 million to $900 million

Total funding raised: $2 billion (PitchBook)

OSIsoft — estimated "high hundreds of millions"

OSIsoft — estimated "high hundreds of millions"

What it does: Software for industrial companies

Founded: 1980

Most recent valuation: "Several billion dollars" (May 2017)

SoftBank's total investment: Undisclosed

  • May 2017 — Not disclosed, but sources told Reuters that SoftBank bought its stake from other existing investors for "high hundreds of millions."

Total funding raised: $135 million (PitchBook)

Compass — $850 million

Compass — $850 million

What it does: Online real estate marketplace

Founded: 2012

Most recent valuation: $4.4 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $850 million

  • September 2018 — Led $400 million round
  • December 2017 — Invested $450 million

Total funding raised: $1.1 billion (PitchBook)

Katerra — $865 million

Katerra — $865 million

What it does: One-stop construction and building platform

Founded: 2015

Most recent valuation: $4 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $865 million

Total funding raised: $1.2 billion (PitchBook)

ParkJockey — $900 million

ParkJockey — $900 million

What it does: Smart parking app

Founded: 2013

Most recent valuation: $1 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $900 million

Total funding raised: About $1 billion (PitchBook)

Ola — estimated $800 million to $1 billion

Ola — estimated $800 million to $1 billion

What it does: Ride-hailing service in India

Founded: 2010

Most recent valuation: $5.3 billion (January 2019)

SoftBank's total investment: Estimated $800 million to $1 billion

Total funding raised: $3.4 billion (PitchBook)

Nuro

Nuro

What it does: AI technology for self-driving cars

Founded: 2016

Most recent valuation: $2.7 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $940 million

Total funding raised: $1 billion (PitchBook)

Flexport — $1 billion

Flexport — $1 billion

What it does: Freight forwarding

Founded: 2013

Most recent valuation: $3.2 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $1 billion

Total funding raised: $1.4 billion (PitchBook)

Fanatics — estimated $1 billion to $1.2 billion

Fanatics — estimated $1 billion to $1.2 billion

What it does: Online platform for sports merchandise

Founded: 1995

Most recent valuation: $4.5 billion

SoftBank's total investment: Estimated $1 billion to $1.2 billion

  • September 2017 — Led $1 billion round
  • August 2015 — Participated in $300 million round

Total funding raised: $1.6 billion (PitchBook)

SoFi — estimated $1.1 billion

SoFi — estimated $1.1 billion

What it does: US-based "alt-lender" for student refinancing loans

Founded: 2011

Most recent valuation: $4.3 billion

SoftBank's total investment: Estimated $1.1 billion

Total funding raised: $1.9 billion (PitchBook)

Snapdeal — estimated $1.2 billion

Snapdeal — estimated $1.2 billion

What it does: Online shopping marketplace in India

Founded: 2010

Most recent valuation: $950 million (July 2017)

SoftBank's total investment: Estimated $1.2 billion

Total funding raised: $1.5 billion (PitchBook)

Tokopedia — $1.3 billion

Tokopedia — $1.3 billion

What it does: Online shopping site in Indonesia

Founded: 2009

Most recent valuation: $7 billion (November 2018)

SoftBank's total investment: Estimated $1.3 billion

Total funding raised: $2.5 billion (PitchBook)

Paytm — $1.4 billion

Paytm — $1.4 billion

What it does: Digital payments wallet in India

Founded: 2010

Most recent valuation: $10 billion to $12 billion (August 2018)

SoftBank's total investment: $1.4 billion

Total funding raised: $3.6 billion (PitchBook)

Chehaoduo — $1.5 billion

Chehaoduo — $1.5 billion

What it does: Used car trading platform

Founded: 2014

Most recent valuation: $8.5 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $1.5 billion

Total funding raised: $3.3 billion (PitchBook)

ByteDance — estimated $1.8 billion

ByteDance — estimated $1.8 billion

What it does: Chinese internet company running apps like TikTok, Toutiao

Founded: 2012

Most recent valuation: $75 billion

SoftBank's total investment: Estimated $1.8 billion (Bloomberg)

Total funding raised: $7.4 billion (PitchBook)

Brightstar — acquired for $2.2 billion

Brightstar — acquired for $2.2 billion

What it does: Cell phone distributor

Founded: 1997

SoftBank's total investment: $2.2 billion

YMobile (formerly eAccess) — acquired for $2.3 billion

YMobile (formerly eAccess) — acquired for $2.3 billion

What it does: Mobile telecommunications provider in Japan

Founded: 1999

SoftBank's total investment: $2.3 billion

  • April 2015 — Undisclosed amount for merger of Ymobile to form SoftBank Corp., the company's mobile unit.
  • January 2013 — $2.3 billion to acquire broadband provider eAccess

Flipkart — $2.5 billion, but has since sold off stake

Flipkart — $2.5 billion, but has since sold off stake

What it does: E-commerce platform in India

Founded: 2007

Most recent valuation: $20 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $2.5 billion, but has since sold off stake

Total funding raised: $7.7 billion (PitchBook)

Cruise — estimated $2.5 billion to $3 billion

Cruise — estimated $2.5 billion to $3 billion

What it does: Self-driving car developer

Founded: 2013

Most recent valuation: $19 billion

SoftBank's total investment: Estimated $2.5 billion to $3 billion

  • May 2019 — Participated in $1.15 billion round
  • May 2018 — Invested $2.25 billion

Total funding raised: $7.3 billion (PitchBook)

OneWeb — $2.8 billion

OneWeb — $2.8 billion

What it does: Broadband internet access via satellites

Founded: 2012

Most recent valuation: $14 billion (February 2017 before failed merger)

SoftBank's total investment: $2.8 billion

Total funding raised: $3.4 billion (PitchBook)

Coupang — $3 billion

Coupang — $3 billion

What it does: E-commerce platform in South Korea

Founded: 2010

Most recent valuation: $9 billion

SoftBank's total investment: $3 billion

Total funding raised: $3.5 billion (PitchBook)

Ele.me — $3 billion

Ele.me — $3 billion

What it does: Food delivery platform in China (bought by Alibaba in April 2018)

Founded: 2008

SoftBank's total investment: $3 billion

Nvidia — $4 billion

Nvidia — $4 billion

What it does: US-based graphics chip maker for gaming

Founded: 1993

Market cap: $93.1 billion at time of writing

SoftBank's total investment: $4 billion, but sold off stake for $3.6 billion in January 2019

Grab — estimated $5.5 billion

Grab — estimated $5.5 billion

What it does: Taxi-hailing company in southeast Asia

Founded: 2012

Most recent valuation: $14 billion (March 2019)

SoftBank's total investment: Estimated $5.5 billion

Total funding raised: $9.1 billion (PitchBook)

The We Company — $10.5 billion

The We Company — $10.5 billion

What it does: Provides collaborative office space for companies

Founded: 2010

Most recent valuation: $47 billion (January 2019)

SoftBank's total investment: $10.5 billion

  • January 2019 — Invested $5 billion, and bought $1 billion worth of shares from investors
  • August 2017 — Invested $3.1 billion, and bought $1.3 billion worth of shares from investors

Total funding raised: $12.1 billion (Crunchbase)

Uber — $9.3 billion

Uber — $9.3 billion

What it does: Ride-hailing platform

Founded: 2009

Market cap: $74.4 billion at time of writing

SoftBank's total investment: $9.3 billion

Didi Chuxing — estimated $11 billion to $15 billion

Didi Chuxing — estimated $11 billion to $15 billion

What it does: Ride-hailing platform in China

Founded: 2012

Most recent valuation: $56 billion (April 2018)

SoftBank's total investment: Estimated $11 billion to $15 billion

  • February 2018 — Led $4.6 billion round
  • April 2017 — Invested $5 billion as lead in $5.5 billion round
  • June 2016 — Participated in $4.5 billion equity in $7.3 billion round
  • September 2015 — Participated in $3 billion round
  • January 2015 — Participated in $600 million round for Kuaidi Dache (merged to become Didi)

Total funding raised: $17.8 billion (PitchBook)

Sprint — $21.7 billion

Sprint — $21.7 billion

What it does: Phone and wireless services provider

Founded: 1899

Market cap: $29.7 billion at time of writing

SoftBank's total investment: $21.7 billion

  • April 2018 — Ownership decreased to 27% with T-Mobile-Sprint merger
  • August 2015 — $87 million
  • July 2013 — $21.6 billion to acquire majority ownership of Sprint

ARM — acquired for $32 billion

ARM — acquired for $32 billion

What it does: UK-based chip designer for smartphones, including iPhones

Founded: 1990

SoftBank's total investment: $32 billion

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