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Negative leaks and a ‘honey trap’: SoftBank Vision Fund boss reportedly schemed to topple rivals

The head of SoftBank’s Vision Fund Rajeev Misra identified two high-ranking colleagues as obstacles in his pursuit of power to lead the company’s $100...

Negative leaks and a ‘honey trap’: SoftBank Vision Fund boss reportedly schemed to topple rivals
Pamela Thomas-Graham and, from left, Robert Reffkin, Ori Allon and Justin Wilson

Compass adds first independent director to board

Under SoftBank’s eye, Compass has added an independent director to its board. Pamela Thomas-Graham, a banking, fashion and media...

Compass adds first independent director to board
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son and Elliott Management Corp. CEO Paul Singer (Credit: Getty Images)

Post-WeWork debacle, SoftBank will map out strategy to investors

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son will map out the company’s strategy at a New York investor meeting for the first...

Post-WeWork debacle, SoftBank will map out strategy to investors
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son (Credit: Getty Images)

After WeWork debacle, SoftBank suspends plan for second Vision Fund

SoftBank has abandoned plans to raise $108 billion for its second Vision Fund, after investments in WeWork and Uber...

After WeWork debacle, SoftBank suspends plan for second Vision Fund
WeWork's Marcelo Claure with activist investor Paul Singer (left) and Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son (right) (Credit: Getty Images)

WeWork’s Marcelo Claure promises profitability, talks SoftBank shakeup

Marcelo Claure said WeWork’s new plan for profitability makes the firm a good investment for SoftBank, but investors still...

WeWork’s Marcelo Claure promises profitability, talks SoftBank shakeup
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Prodigy Network investors say millions in limbo as company shuts them out

More than five months after the founder of troubled real estate crowdfunding platform Prodigy Network stepped down, investors say...

Prodigy Network investors say millions in limbo as company shuts them out
Compass' Sara Patterson and Robert Reffkin (Credit: Compass; Getty Images)

Compass hires Sara Patterson as chief people officer

Softbank-backed Compass has hired Sara Patterson, a former Walmart executive, as its chief people officer. CEO Robert Reffkin announced...

Compass hires Sara Patterson as chief people officer
From left: Lewis Frankfort of Flywheel Sports, Rhône’s Steve Langman, Ronald Fisher of Softbank, and Mark Schwartz of Softbank (Credit: Stanford University; Softbank; Getty Images; iStock)

Exclusive: Three WeWork board members depart, another to follow

Three WeWork board members who oversaw the company’s downfall last year have resigned in the past month, and a...

Exclusive: Three WeWork board members depart, another to follow
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Second SoftBank executive plans departure from troubled conglomerate

A SoftBank executive who led some of the firm’s investments in the United States is in talks to leave,...

Second SoftBank executive plans departure from troubled conglomerate
Kitopi CEO Mohamad Ballout (Credit: Kitopi and iStock)

“Smart” kitchen and delivery startup raises $60M for US expansion

A startup that provides kitchen and delivery services to restaurants has raised $60 million to expand its operations in...

“Smart” kitchen and delivery startup raises $60M for US expansion
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