Armed with its nearly-$100B Vision Fund, SoftBank is upending the mobility landscape for both incumbents and startups.
Industries across the board, from construction to agriculture to healthcare, have been put on notice with SoftBank Group’s breathtaking ramp-up in technology investments, propelled by its near-$100B Vision Fund.
Besides incumbent corporations, both the startups and traditional venture capital firms operating across these spaces have also seen their competitive landscapes and cap tables transformed overnight by SoftBank’s flurry of outsized checks.
Beyond the other sectors listed above, founder and CEO Masayoshi Son’s conglomerate has also built a considerable stake in mobility and logistics. Through its various investment arms, SoftBank now holds positions in several of the world’s most valuable unicorns.
We used CB Insights data to map out SoftBank’s investments in mobility to date and glean what might be coming next. This analysis includes investments from SoftBank Group proper as well as its various investment vehicles (including the now-inactive SoftBank Capital unit).
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