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SoftBank Vision Fund 2 cranks up investment to one company per day

Japan group's newer tech vehicle takes smaller stakes to mitigate risk

 Delivery trucks for e-commerce retailer Coupang leave a distribution centre in Seoul. Softbank's Vision 2 fund is a big investor in the company.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- SoftBank Group's second Vision Fund is going on an investment binge, adding on average one new startup target per day.

Vision Fund 2's investment plans cover a total of 129 companies as of June 18, the Japanese tech group's data shows, with 34 new targets added over the prior monthlong period.

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