• Alphabet Is Sitting on About $11 Billion in Startup Investments

    Google shared a result from its years of prodigious startup investing for the first time on Monday: The holdings are worth about $11 billion, based on company estimates. A new accounting rule prompted Google parent Uber Technologies Inc., Stripe Inc. Previously, Alphabet reported private stock holdings based on the price it paid for the shares. […]

  • The Numbers Behind WeWorks Growing Empire

    tapping the bond market for the first time and in doing so, has provided a rare glimpse into the startling numbers behind its breakneck expansion. The co-working company, which is seeking $500 million to finance yet more growth, has amassed a global portfolio of more than 14 million square feet, approaching the size of the […]

  • Uber Investors Agree to Sell Stake in SoftBank Deal

    Uber Technologies Inc. shareholders agreed to sell a sizable stake in the ride-hailing leader to an investor group led by SoftBank Group Corp., allowing the Japanese conglomerate to amass a piece of the company at a steep discount to the last valuation. The transaction implies a slate of governance reforms at Uber that were dependent […]