SoftBank is a venture capital company that has the stated mission of investing in late-stage technology start-ups that will revolutionize the future.The company believes for its investment companies to make long-term meaningful impacts that they need to be patient and have scaleable vision. At its inception in 2017, it was a $100 billion dollar fund.
The venture capital company invests heavily in start-ups that fill a need for society. Most of the company's investments in Silicon Valley have been more than $100 million dollars. Companies that SoftBank Vision Fund has invested in include Uber and DoorDash. SoftBank Vision Fund also invests in Asian start-ups, such as Grab, a ride-hailing platform.
SoftBank Vision Fund invests in a variety of industries such as consumer, enterprise, financial technology, frontier technology, health technology, real estate, and transportation and logistics.Other industries in which the company invests include artificial intelligence, internet of things, robotics, cloud technologies, and more.
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