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According to Business Insider, Masayoshi Son, founder of SoftBank Group, told Nikkei Business in an interview that he embarrassed and impatient with where some of the company’s investments are at in 2019.


  1. What were two of SoftBank’s flagship investments and what happened to them?
  2. Who was the founder of WeWork and approximately how long did he pitch the concept to SoftBank before receiving $11 billion?\
  3. What is Vision Fund 2?


Meisenzahl, M. (2019). SoftBank’s founder is ’embarrassed and impatient’ with his investments after troubles with WeWork and Uber, and now he’s telling founders to ‘know your limit.’ Business Insider, Oct. 7 (Retrievable online at