Taizo Son

About Taizo Son

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

Taizo Son

Taizo Son was born on 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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Popular As Taizo Son
Occupation Technology
Age 51 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born September 29, 1972 (Japan)
Birthday September 29
Town/City Japan
Nationality Japan

🌙 Zodiac

Taizo Son’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Taizo Son was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.



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.


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.


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.

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