SoftBank Vision Fund hires Microsoft venture fund head as managing partner

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SoftBank Group Corp.’s Vision Fund is hiring the head of Microsoft Corp.’s venture capital business as managing partner, the first major addition to the investment arm following a spate of departures.

Nagraj Kashyap, the outgoing global head of Microsoft’s M12 fund, will join the Vision Fund in the U.S., according to a statement from SoftBank. Bloomberg reported the move earlier on Monday.

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