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What it's like when SoftBank founder Masa Son wants to invest over $100 million into your company

What it's like when SoftBank founder Masa Son wants to invest over $100 million into your company

SoftBank’s Vision Fund, a $100 billion behemoth that is upending the insular world of technology investing, doesn’t operate like other venture funds.  Sure, they want your pitch, but what SoftBank founder Masa Son is really looking for is futuristic technology — even if it requires your company to do something it hadn’t considered before.  For example, Light CEO Dave Grannan met with Son three times in Tokyo and California on its way to landing a $121 million Series D led by SoftBank Vision Fund.  “He’s very quickly […]

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