• Ex-Facebook exec Kirthiga Reddy becomes first female investor at SoftBank's Vision Fund

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Following speculation that SoftBank is hiring a China-based team , so the Japanese investment giant has brought on a first venture partner for its $100 billion Vision Fund.
    Kirthiga Reddy, a former executive with Facebook, has taken the role and, in doing so, she becomes the first female member of SoftBank's Vision Fund investment team. She will be based in San Carlos, Silicon Valley.
    Reddy spent eight years at Facebook, mostly as managing director for its business in India and Southeast Asia before a two-year stint in the U.S. leading global partnerships.
    In her new role, she will work...
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