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Softbank Group Corp
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SoftBank Group Corp., a Japanese multinational corporation, was founded in 1981 by its CEO Masayoshi Son, Japan’s richest man, and is Japan’s third largest public company. Its portfolio of investments include interests in the telecommunications, ecommerce, internet technology services, finance, media and semiconductor businesses. Two of its most prominent holdings are the British chip designer ARM Holdings and an 80% interest in Sprint. It recently made a $4 billion investment in Nvidia and is Nvidia’s fourth largest shareholder.

In 2016, Softbank announced the formation of the Vision Fund, stating that it intended to raise $100 billion for technology investments. The company stated that the fund would particularly focus on the field of artificial intelligence. In May 2017, the fund closed its first round of $93 billion. More than half the money - $60 billion - was raised in the Middle East: $45 billion from Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund and $15 billion from Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Investment Company. Other investors include Apple, Sharp, Foxconn, Oracle and Qualcomm.

Softbank's founder and CEO, Masayoshi Son, Japan's riches man, is a futurist who has predicted the singularity, the moment in time when machines will become smarter than humans and technology will progress exponentially. Son has predicted that will occur in 2047.

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5894i just dont see this happening. they would have to get approval from both the ukMadharry-last Friday
5893From today's Financial Times: Nvidia in talks to buy Arm from SoftBank fGlenn Petersen-last Friday
5892What can I say? His timing sucks. That's why he lost $70 billion when the InGlenn Petersen-July 29
5891yes but he sold out of his nvidia investment at a much lower price than he needeMadharry-July 29
5890You are probably right. The problem is that Masayoshi Son is not a patient man aGlenn Petersen-July 29
5889I dont think this is gonna happen. I dont see how nvidia can kick the tires enouMadharry-July 29
5888Bob, I don't have enough knowledge to comment intelligently on the chip marGlenn Petersen-July 23
5887Hi Glenn, Interesting they do it now. Does that suggest future chips will growrobert b furman-July 22
5886SoftBank’s Chip Company Arm Said to Attract Nvidia Interest By Liana Baker, GGlenn Petersen-July 22
5885RUT ROH, Arms without AAPL buying their chips,(as they begin to produce their orobert b furman-July 14
5884SoftBank Explores Sale or IPO for Chip Designer Arm Holdings Japanese conglomerGlenn Petersen1July 13
5883Good news for Softbank: Message 32824038Glenn Petersen-July 8
5882i dont think that we work was a flawed concept just that son vastly overpaid. IMadharry-July 6
5881As I pointed out, that article is three months old and perceptions have changed Glenn Petersen-July 6
5880really? comparing and investors questions about Softbank to COvid 19? QuestioniMadharry-July 5
5879Softbank trades at a ridiculous discount to its real valuation. While the followGlenn Petersen-July 5
5878im surprised that a media writes anything positive about Softbank. they have so Madharry-July 5
5877Hopefully, the worst of the write downs are over. A nice pop from Lemonade yesteGlenn Petersen-July 4
5876I continue to hold softbank as a long term investment. will hold at least til aMadharry-July 4
5875SoftBank plans to sell up to $21 billion worth of T-Mobile stock Published Mon,Glenn Petersen-June 23
58745/15/2920 <b>SoftBank’s Big Bets Are Hit Hard by Coronavirus </b> Sr K1May 16
5873SoftBank to write down WeWork by $6.6 billion, compounding portfolio misery AprGlenn Petersen-April 30
5872SoftBank Group forecasts $7-bn full-year net loss AFP April 13, 2020 [graphicGlenn Petersen-April 13
5871Son’s $2 Billion Guarantee at Risk as Virus Hits SoftBank Star By Saritha Rai,Glenn Petersen-April 13
5870SoftBank's Masayoshi Son predicts 15 of the companies in its $100 billion ViGlenn Petersen1April 7
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