Acquired - Tech Acquisitions & IPOs
About This Show
Acquired goes behind the scenes of the best (and worst) acquisitions and IPOs of all time. We grade the deals, from the Instagram A+'s to the AOL Time Warner debacles. With the founders & CEOs as special guests.
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Season 2, Episode 4: SoftBank, Fortress and the Vision Fund
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Acquired dives into the topic on the minds and lips of just about every VC and founder these days: SoftBank’s $93B+ Vision Fund, and its seemingly-overnight rewriting of the rules of venture capital and startup fundraising. Where did this new 800lbs gorilla come from, what are its goals, and what does it mean for the future of silicon valley and the global tech ecosystem? The answer, it turns out, starts with an acquisition, and unfolds into a story no one has yet told and few yet understand. Luckily our heroes are on the case!