The Japanese conglomerate led by billionaire Masayoshi Son placed billions in options bets on fast-rising tech stocks.
Masayoshi Son, the chief executive of Japanese technology company SoftBank Group, said Thursday that he is stepping down from the board of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.
SoftBank Group Corp CEO Masayoshi Son on Monday pinned his hopes on a small group of "winged unicorns" to save the performance of his $100 billion Vision Fund - although he gave few clues on which ones they would be.
SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son on Thursday tweeted an offer to donate a million free face masks to help fight the coronavirus outbreak a day after twitter users criticised his proposal to give away test kits as an unnecessary burden on clinics and hospitals.
SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son may not be the most prolific Twitter user, but he has ended a three-year absence on the platform to express concern about the coronavirus outbreak, telling followers that he would "take action."