SoftBank wants to put aside $10 billion to help Vision Fund’s portfolio companies cope with the coronavirus crisis, Bloomberg reported. Of that amount, $5 billion would come from SoftBank itself, while the company is trying to get outside investors to provide another $5 billion, according to Bloomberg. But convincing outside investors will be hard when the world is bracing for a recession....
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