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Factbox: SoftBank backing more than a dozen mobility startups

(Reuters) - Japanese investment group SoftBank 9984.T, through a variety of affiliated companies such as its $100-billion SoftBank Vision Fund, holds stakes in more than a dozen startup companies involved in some aspect of future transportation.

FILE PHOTO: The logo of SoftBank Group Corp is displayed at SoftBank World 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan, July 20, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Among them are the following:

RIDE/DELIVERY SERVICES

Uber

Didi Chuxing

Ola

Grab

Grofers

DoorDash

Naldo

Yummy Express

FlightCar

SUPPORT SERVICES

YourMechanic – on-demand maintenance/repairs

Manbang – logistics

Keychain - logistics

SELF-DRIVING TECHNOLOGIES

Mapbox – mapping/localization

Nauto – data analytics/management

Innoviz – lidar

Brain – AI/machine learning

Mythic – AI/machine learning

Reporting by Paul Lienert in Detroit; Editing by Nick Zieminski

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