Archive for February, 2018

WSJ Runs Article Exploring How Masayoshi Son’s SoftBank Makes Its Investments

Posted on: February 27th, 2018 by Kirenaga Partners

SoftBank is arguably the largest tech investor in the world, and the Wall Street Journal has run an article giving a peek at how the fund and its founder, Masayoshi Son, go about choosing its headline-making investments.

As the article describes, and we’ve noted previously, SoftBank made a $200mn investment in Plenty in October 2017. At Kirenaga, we believed in Plenty’s potential back when we became the first institutional investor in the business in 2016, and despite our conviction having only increased, it’s still incredible to see how much the firm has grown over such a short period. We’re delighted to see the Plenty team continuing to get the attention they deserve from other investors and the press alike.

To see the whole story, you can find the full article at the link below.

Full Article