Taizo Son

About Taizo Son

Birth Day: September 29, 1972
Birth Place: Japan
Birth Sign: Libra
Residence: Japan
Alma mater: Tokyo University
Occupation: President & CEO of Mistletoe, Inc. Chairman of GungHo

Taizo Son Net Worth

Taizo Son was bornon September 29, 1972 in Japan. Youngest brother of Masayoshi Son and founder of GungHo Online Entertainment, he joins the list as a billionaire, with the company stock up 40% over the past year. Taizo founded online gamer GungHo in 2002; now its flagship product Puzzle & Dragons is the world's top-grossing app for iOs and Android. Taizo also founded seed accelerator Movida Japan in 2009.
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💰 Net worth: $2.1 Billion

Biography/Timeline

2005

In 1998 he co-founded Onsale, a company which later became GungHo. He then managed the company as CEO and it went public on Nippon New Market Hercules (which later became JASDAQ) on March 9, 2005. The company’s market value in 2013 was $10.4 billion due to its Gaming mobile app Puzzle & Dragons which was the top revenue earning app globally for the year.

2009

In 2009 he founded a seed stage accelerator MOVIDA JAPAN which supported 47 startups. Some of those startups are translimit, flier, trippiece, nana music, U-NOTE, and Shiroyagi Corporation. The company finished offering its seed acceleration program in June 2014. The investment function has been separated into a venture capital fund Genuine Startups.

2013

In 2013 he founded Mistletoe, a hub for startups and the overall entrepreneurial ecosystem. With the company he and his members provide learning opportunities for entrepreneurs, facilitate startup communities, invest in and support startup companies and venture capitals.