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How SoftBank and WeWork Played Silicon Valley and Wall Street

The day of Daredevil founders and investors is done

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InIn June 2017, Adam Neumann, the founder and CEO of WeWork, stood in cap and gown before the graduating class of Baruch College. More than a decade earlier, he said, he had dropped out of Baruch, realizing he had wasted several semesters partying and chasing girls, and…