When It Comes to Tech, Venture Capital Grows Less Venturesome

May 18, 2018

By Jacky Wong

Masayoshi Son is at it again: Not content with one $100 billion tech fund, the SoftBank 9984 0.44% founder this week said it’s “just a matter of time” before he launches another.
If and when that happens, it’s likely to widen the gap between the haves and have-nots in the tech sector. The Japanese company’s $97 billion Vision Fund, launched last year, has already had a deep effect on how venture-capital firms finance tech startups.
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