- 9th April 2019
- Posted by: Bigwig Fx
- Categories: Innovation, International, INVESTMENT
Sometimes it’s not just money that matters. Japanese conglomerate Softbank, led by billionaire Masayoshi Son, was an early backer of Indian ride- hailing service. But another deal to inject $1.1 billion more into Ola fell apart because founder Bhavish Aggarwal wanted to maintain his independence from Softbank. Instead, Aggarwal is piecing together smaller slices of funding from other backers.