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Warren Buffett Offered Uber a $3 Billion Investment, But Talks Fell Apart

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  • Andrew Deitchman
    Andrew DeitchmanCo-Founder/CEO at The New Stand

    Interested to see if deal terms BH has enjoyed remain after W. Buffett steps aside. Let’s face it, he’s one of the most powerful B2B brands ever to exist.

  • Yusuke Umeda
    Yusuke UmedaFounder and CEO at Uzabase

    Softbank is preparing for a version 2.0 tech fund, likely to be similar size to the first one, and it will come as soon as next year. If Mr. Buffett avoids investing in tech companies, who can compete with Mr. Son?

    “Mr. Buffett has typically avoided investing in technology companies, saying they are outside his area of expertise. “

  • Max Lockie
    Max LockiePlatform Editor at Quartz

    Masayoshi Son / Softbank made the deal, Warren Buffett / Berkshire didn't. Time will tell who made the right call.

  • Howie Thompson
    Howie ThompsonKaplan University

    The man is a country!

    "More recently, Mr. Buffett has struggled to find sizable attractive buys. His company has piled up more than $100 billion in cash."

  • King of Investment 🤴🏻

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