Hidden Job Market United States Japan SoftBank:
SoftBank Group Corp. (ソフトバンクグループ株式会社) is a Japanese multinational telecommunications and Internet corporation established on September 3, 1981, and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. It has operations in broadband, fixed-line telecommunications, e-commerce, Internet, technology services, finance, media and marketing, semiconductor design, and other businesses.The company is headed by founder Masayoshi Son.
SoftBank was ranked in the Forbes Global 2000 list as the 62nd largest public company in the world, and the third largest public company in Japan after Toyota and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial.Between 2009 and 2014, SoftBank’s market capitalization increased by 557%, the fourth largest relative increase in the world over that period.On December 6, 2016, after meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, chief executive Masayoshi Son announced SoftBank will be investing US$50bn in the United States toward businesses creating 50,000 new U.S. jobs. Using the USD100B Vision Fund, Softbank aims at becoming the biggest investor in technology. Here are some examples of their investments:
$1B Shared office space company We Work,
$3.3B Fortress Investment Group
$1.2B OneWeb Satellite