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SoftBank's Son risks running short of good investments

Dull WeWork investment highlights dearth of shiny high tech targets

| Japan
SoftBank chief Masayoshi Son still has time to rework his investment.   © Reuters

SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son is all about divining technology shifts.

As the world's most influential venture capitalist once said: "I think I'm better than others at sniffing out things that will bear fruit in 10 or 20 years while they're still at the seed stage, and I'm more willing to take the risks that entails."

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