What is Soft Bank’s Vision Fund ?

What is Soft Bank’s Vision Fund ?

  Softbank is a multinational conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. It is one of the most successful and established investing companies in the world and its 'Vision Fund' holds stakes in companies such as Alibaba, Sprint, Ola, Yahoo Japan etc. Founded by Masayoshi Son in 1981 who is the current CEO and Chairman of the Company. Soft Bank launched the Vision Fund in January 2017. Rajeev Mishra is the CEO of the $93 Billion Fund. He is an IIT Delhi,¬†University of Pennsylvania and MIT Sloan School of Business Alumnus. He receives an annual compensation of $11.3 Million(Cash+Stock). As of this Year, they had utilized almost 40% of their fund. In what type of companies would they invest in? The vision of the fund is to invest in technological companies with the prime aim on the management and leadership of the company, which they consider as the pre-requisites for the success of any company. They are targeting companies which are not in their early stages but...
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