We invest across all stages of a company's lifecycle.


SoftBank Early Stage 

  • Sectors: Mobile applications and devices, ecommerce, online advertising, social media, gaming, and cloud-based enterprise services.
  • Stage: Preference for beta through early revenue, with exceptions for opportunities strategic to the SOFTBANK Group.
  • Geography: U.S. focused companies.

SoftBank Growth Stage 

  • Sectors: Mobile applications and devices, ecommerce, online advertising, social media, gaming, and cloud-based enterprise services.
  • Stage: Focus on companies that have demonstrated annualized revenues at scale and profitable business models.
  • Geography: Global focus with a preference for U.S. and Asian based businesses.

We are affiliated with the SOFTBANK Group, a global telecommunications, Internet and media conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo.


Assets include: SOFTBANK Mobile; Sprint; Brightstar; Yahoo! Japan; Alibaba Group; and GungHo Online Entertainment.


We assist the SOFTBANK Group in identifying key strategic investments. 


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