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The SoftBank Vision Fund is a venture capital fund founded in 2017 that is part of the SoftBank Group. With over $100 billion in capital, it is the world's largest technology-focused investment fund. In 2019, SoftBank Vision Fund 2 was founded. The total fair value of both funds as of 31 March 2021 was $154 billion.
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SoftBank Vision Fund (SVF) 1 and 2 seek to accelerate the AI revolution through investments in market-leading, tech-enabled growth companies, particularly in private companies valued at over $1 billion at the time of investment, colloquially known as “unicorns.”
SoftBank Vision Fund 1 is advised by SoftBank Investment Advisers. SoftBank Vision Fund 2 is advised by SB Global Advisers Limited.
Since inception, SoftBank Vision Fund 1 has had 14 companies go public and as of March 31, 2021, generated cumulative gross investment gains of $55.0 billion *1 and distributed $22.3 billion to LPs. *2 Recent highlights include the IPOs of Auto1, Coupang, DoorDash, Opendoor and Relay Therapeutics, as well as the sale of OSIsoft.
SoftBank Group Corp. ’s Vision Fund eked out its first profit in more than a year and said it’s cautiously resuming investments to capitalize on the opportunities in artificial intelligence...
SoftBank Vision Fund 2 has continued to make strong progress. With 208 new investments in fiscal 2021, SoftBank Vision Fund 2 now has more than 250 portfolio companies. At $56.0 billion in commitments, it is now the second largest technology fund in the world.
SoftBank Group Corp. reported a record profit in its Vision Fund as a surging stock market lifted the value of its portfolio companies, but founder Masayoshi Son wiped out a significant chunk...
Phone Number 44 0207 629 0431. SoftBank Vision Fund is a subsidiary of Softbank Group that specializes in growth capital and social impact investments. Sectors that the fund invests in include the internet of things, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, communications infrastructure, telecoms, computational biology, biotech, cloud ...