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Google VP Joins Former Business Chief Arora at SoftBank

Google’s old sales boss is getting the gang back together at SoftBank.

http://recode.net/2015/09/03/google-vp-joins-former-business-chief-arora-at-softbank/

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India’s Snapdeal, an Amazon Competitor, Raises $500 Million From Alibaba, Foxconn and SoftBank

The investment sharpens the competition between Alibaba and Amazon in India.

http://recode.net/2015/08/02/indias-snapdeal-an-amazon-competitor-raises-500-million-from-alibaba-foxconn-and-softbank/

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How I Got Wooed By Startups As An Intern

My life changed when I got a job at a startup. I was 19 years old and had just finished my first year at the University of Michigan. By some stroke of luck I managed to land a software engineering internship at a venture capital-backed startup called UpTo. Located in downtown Detroit, I actually stayed on with them on and off throughout most of college.

http://techcrunch.com/2015/07/19/how-i-got-wooed-by-startups-as-an-intern/