Following on from the WeWork drama & the uncertainty around Uber, stories like this make me wonder how much of an impact SoftBank’s outsized investments are having on the fundraising market in general. If there’s a bubble in tech right now then it’s looking increasingly likely to me that SoftBank’s at the centre of it.
Yikes. That’s way too much money for that sort of business unless I’m missing something obvious.
Talking of dog walkers, here’s a picture of New York’s first professional dog walker who didn’t need that much to make it a job from the New York Times. Without further ado, Jim Buck, Who Made Walking Dogs a Job
So SoftBank’s announcing ‘stricter’ governance standards now but is this shutting the barn door after the horse has bolted?