Unravelling SoftBank’s investment strategy as Masayoshi Son puts over $4B into India in last 9 months

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son
Billionaire Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Group Corp., speaks at SoftBank World 2017 event in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Billionaire Masayoshi Son, founder and chief executive officer of SoftBank Group Corp., has for a while now made it his business to bet on the future. That’s probably why a downturn of the kind that is currently in session in India’s technology start-up market doesn’t ruffle him. In an interview in December, during a brief visit to New Delhi, he said, “There are good times and bad times but SoftBank is always there.”

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