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Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos: Here’s how old the founders of 23 tech giants were when they started their first companies

For tech founders like Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey, it took a couple tries before they launched their massively successful companies.

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos: Here’s how old the founders of 23 tech giants were when they started their first companies

For tech founders like Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey, it took a couple tries before they launched their massively successful companies.
Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Corp speaks during the news conference on June 18, 2015 in Chiba, Japan.

SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son reportedly blew $130 million in a bitcoin bet gone wrong after failing to heed Warren Buffett’s advice

SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son reportedly blew $130 million on bitcoin bet, failing to listen to Warren Buffet's famed advice.

SoftBank’s high leverage is another warning sign on the growing corporate debt crisis

Softbank, the investment fund behind Uber and WeWork is under pressure from analysts with a negative sentiment on the company's net debt and leverage.
Adam Neumann, CEO of The We Company.

It took a day for WeWork’s CEO to recover from the shock of a $16 billion SoftBank investment falling apart

After hearing a $16 billion investment had fallen apart, WeWork CEO Adam Neumann was reportedly able to salvage part of it by returning to negotiations.

The world’s biggest tech investor will target a $21 billion IPO in December

The IPO is set at 2.4 trillion yen, roughly $21 billion dollars, making it one of the biggest IPOs ever.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Masayoshi Son, SoftBank Group Chairman and CEO.

The fate of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi hangs over SoftBank as it looks to raise another $100 billion fund

Japanese conglomerate and tech investor SoftBank is under scrutiny over its ties to Saudi Arabia, a major backer of its $100 billion Vision Fund. That is thanks to global outcry over the status of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud.

Saudi Arabia is investing another $45 billion with SoftBank

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Bloomberg that Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund wanted to be a key player in SoftBank's next fundraise, as it had seen "a huge benefit" from the first one.
Yoda fan Masayoshi Son.

Masayoshi Son wants to flood startups with insane cash as SoftBank plans new $100 billion fund every few years

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son plans to throw an insane amount of cash at startups over the next decade, saying that the firm will raise a new $100 billion fund every few years.
Yoda fan Masayoshi Son.

Masayoshi Son, the SoftBank CEO with $100 billion to blow, likes to quote Yoda and ‘feel the force’ when picking deals

According to a Financial Times profile, Son is fond of quoting 'Star Wars' Jedi master Yoda and likes to 'feel the force' while assessing whether to invest in startups.