covid has changed a lot of business models- to be franked i loved some of the old models of softbank including their attempts to change cities but those that relied on digitalising hotel or other social goods seem to have gone down with covid- in the process it seems softbank had to sell off its shares/ownership of hot assets alibaba and arm come to mind
however it appears that softbank now has a new global city model eg being pioneered out of miami by
masa son - as the benchmark portfolio of AI (Artificial Intelligence) 2020s
which countries is he most active in?
humansAi whats similar/essential first ai investments in any country ?
what investments are globally unique- as opposed to being core to natuional ai development
what market purspoes -eg health - is masa ai portfolio bring transparency to
Asean's largest country - Indonesia- is fortunate to have as smart a leader as widodo- he's appointed his main political arrival as minister of defence and the country's first billion dollar start up entrepreneur to head ministry of education & youth. Help Brac University with case studies of Asean's and Asia Pacific's most exciting education and youth minsters
Great to see Indonesia helping world bank stage some of the edgiest tech speakers for humanity as well as infrastructure bankers benchmarking how to end slums - the project of building a new capital is an exceptional goal for the 2020s