I'm starting to get that vibe from SoftBank.
From MarketWatch, June 13:
WeWork could become second-most valuable startup, behind Uber
SoftBank Group Corp. is in discussions to invest another giant slug of capital in WeWork Cos., with a deal that would value the shared-office company at $35 billion to $40 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
Such an investment would roughly double WeWork’s $20 billion valuation, set last August when SoftBank 9984, -0.51% invested $4.4 billion in the company. It would make the New York firm the second most valuable privately held, venture-backed U.S. startup behind Uber Technologies Inc.
WeWork and SoftBank are talking about a multibillion-dollar investment, though the people caution the discussions are in flux. SoftBank’s $93 billion tech-focused Vision Fund, which led last year’s deal, would also lead this investment, these people said....MORE