Early this morning, Bloomberg reported that View, Inc., a maker of smart glass had received $1.1 billion in funding from the SoftBank Vision Fund. Prior to this announcement, Bloomberg reports, the company had received “about $800 million” in funding from other investors.
The news about this recent round of funding was tweeted out by Techmeme this evening:
View, a startup that makes smart windows with internet-connected frames that can regulate the tinting of the glass, raises $1.1B from SoftBank’s Vision Fund (@valleyhack / Bloomberg)https://t.co/PfufsQYfo2https://t.co/6ax556hbfC
— Techmeme (@Techmeme) November 3, 2018
I visited View.com to see if that is the domain name the company is using, and I saw a 404 error: