- Rajeev Misra, the CEO of SoftBank Investment Advisers, had a wide-ranging discussion at the recent Milken Institute Global Conference about his investing process.
- Misra, who runs the $US100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund, made a handful of bold predictions when asked what he saw coming in the future.
You don’t end up in charge of a multibillion-dollar venture fund filled with some of the world’s hottest young companies without thinking multiple steps ahead.
Just ask Rajeev Misra, the CEO of SoftBank Investment Advisers. He has modelled out his version of the future and deployed his firm’s capital accordingly. It currently makes up the $US100 billion Vision Fund, the biggest venture fund in existence.
A quick peek inside Misra’s Vision Fund portfolio is a veritable who’s who of startup royalty. It includes WeWork, Uber, DoorDash, and Slack among the crown jewels. Once a company is brought into the fold at SoftBank, the mandate is straightforward enough: If you grow enough, you’ll get more money.
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