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WeWork plans Japan expansion, eyes Osaka, Yokohama, Fukuoka

SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son and his Vision Fund agreed to invest US$4.4 billion in WeWork to finance an aggressive global expansion plan that includes a US$500m project in China.


WEWORK, a co-working space company backed by SoftBank Group, is planning to expand its Japan operations to include Osaka, Yokohama and Fukuoka.

The New York-based startup may open a location in Osaka in the next 12 to 14 months, Chris Hill, WeWork's chief executive officer...

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