Alcott Global Leaders in Supply Chain and Logistics podcast: Anna Lo and Jon Hong from SoftBank
In this latest episode of the Alcott Global Leaders in Supply Chain and Logistics podcast, Anna Lo and Jon Hong from SoftBank Vision Fund were the special guests. Both of them have overseen investments in the logistics and transportation space from SoftBank.
About Anna Lo:
Anna Lo is the Manager and Co-founder of Softbank’s Bodhi fund, focusing on early-stage companies in China, India, and selected Southeast Asia geographies. Anna relocated to the Bay Area in 2013 to be project director of SB Product Group, joint procurement arm for SoftBank Mobile and Sprint. She is currently covering global investment activities of SoftBank Group International + Vision Fund.
About Jon Hong:
Jon Hong is an experienced growth equity investor at SoftBank’s Vision Fund. Board member of GoBrands, REEF Technology, ShipBob, and Getaround who partners actively with Founders on a variety of strategic growth and operational initiatives. Previously, invested globally in public and private technology, media, and telecom companies at PointState Capital and worked at Goldman Sachs in investment banking and global investment research.
During this week’s show, find out:
- What does Softbank look for in companies (and will they ever invest in an asset-heavy company like a shipping line?!)
- Why investing is even more binding than a marriage
- What are the trends in Logistics Technology
- Key criteria for selecting the right investments
- Sustainable Investing
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