Beating the odds
Because no global top venture capitalists list is complete without him. The recently released GCV Powerlist, for instance, saw him take the 10th spot
Because even though his Vision Fund delivered a whopping $17.7 billion loss in 2019-2020, his bosses doubled his salary to $15 million. He is apparently that good
Because he backs his investments. When people started speculating about OYO’s future, he stuck out his neck and said, “They have taken necessary steps to weather the storm, and we’re happy with this”
BANKROLLING INDIA: If it weren’t for Misra, our lives might have lacked essential convenience. He got SoftBank to put billions of dollars in some of the companies that make modern living in India simpler, Ola, Paytm, Grofers, Delhivery and PolicyBazaar. His gamble on WeWork and Uber might not have paid off, but he might yet redeem himself by betting big on India.