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SoftBank Group Corp. plans to expand the Japan investment team for its Vision Fund, adding staff and stepping up deal-making after putting little of its money into its home country in the past.

Founder Masayoshi Son raised about $100 billion (¥11 trillion) for his first Vision Fund and has allocated $51 billion for a second, but he has made most of his investments overseas, particularly in the United States and China. Only two of his investments have been in domestic startups.

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