WHERE TO WATCH
Softbank's WeWork Expansion Hits a Snag
December 21, 2018
Softbank's plans to take a majority stake in WeWork is facing some pushback from some of its key investors. Maureen Farrell, Reporter for The Wall Street Journal, joined Cheddar to discuss the backlash.
Sotheby's Holds Record Breaking Virtual Auction Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Oct 11, 2018
SoftBank May up its Bet on WeWork
SoftBank in talks to take a majority stake in WeWork, according to The Wall Street Journal. The move would be a giant bet on the shared office space provider and would likely come from Softbank's Vision Fund. Maureen Farrell, reporter for The Wall Street Journal, joined Cheddar to discuss why Softbank is interested in WeWork.
Oct 25, 2019
Is Softbank Losing Its Step With Latest Setback?
SoftBank-backed car subscription startup Fair is firing 40 percent of its staff, including its CFO. John Meyer, Managing Director at Starship Capital, joined Cheddar to discuss whether Softbank is losing its step.
Oct 22, 2019
Ex-WeWork CEO to Reportedly Get $1.7 Billion from Softbank Takeover
Softbank's takeover of WeWork looks like it's a done deal, according to The Wall Street Journal. As part of the deal, co-founder and former CEO Adam Neumann will step down from the board. Softbank reportedly sent Neumann out the door with $1.7 billion, which includes selling about $1 billion worth of stock to Softbank, a $500 million line of credit, and a $185 million consulting fee. Ian Wishingrad, Tech Analyst and the Founder and Creative Director of BigEyedWish -- an advertising and marketing agency joined Cheddar to discuss.