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‘We were kings of the world’: WeWork’s Adam Neumann fostered a culture of superiority at the troubled coworking startup
"Adam was the sun and we all revolved around him," a WeWork employee told the Financial Times after the IPO collapsed and Neumann stepped down.
Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, and the rabbit-duck illusion: SoftBank’s CEO used the famous image to rebrand as an investor
"Mr Buffett and myself are a little bit different," Masayoshi Son said. "I'm still making some craziness."
The Uber and WeWork investor owns nearly 85% of the wireless carrier's shares, which soared after a judge approved Sprint's merger with T-Mobile.
Activist investor Elliott Management has built a more than $2.5 billion stake in SoftBank, the conglomerate behind WeWork
SoftBank's battered stock became appealing to Elliott after WeWork's failed initial public offering process, according to The Journal.
In this week's Trending newsletter, a turning point for SoftBank in Silicon Valley, a staggering tech acquisition and Amazon's transformation.
A spokesperson said Tadashi Yanai is leaving after 18 years on SoftBank's board to focus on his own business.
WeWork's cofounder and former CEO reportedly holds a stake in the business that could be worth hundreds of millions.
SoftBank’s clone-like startup founders, and Satya Nadella’s answer to the Bezos leadership principles
In this week's Trending newsletter, we take a look at Masayoshi Son's founder-oriented investing style and Satya Nadella's leadership principles.
Adam Neumann’s $1.7 billion golden parachute could be slashed as SoftBank looks to trim its WeWork rescue deal
Some SoftBank executives have said the WeWork cofounder's exit package is too generous, Bloomberg reported.
There's "a definite change in mood" towards SoftBank since the WeWork debacle.