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SoftBank Group

SoftBank Group

SoftBank Group is a the Toyko-based telecommunications company founded in 1981 by Masayoshi Son.

Founded as a telecommunications company, SoftBank also runs businesses in e-commerce, finance, broadband, and marketing. SoftBank is headed by chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son.



SoftBank is scheduled to launch on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on December 19, 2018. The company's IPO is valued at 2.4 trillion yen.

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July 26, 2019

SoftBank announces AI-focused second $108 billion Vision Fund with LPs including Microsoft, Apple and Foxconn. 

December 10, 2018

SoftBank's IPO reaches $23.5 billion

October 1, 1984

SoftBank, formerly Japan Telecom Co, LTD, is founded

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