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Masayoshi Son


Mr. Masayoshi Son is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at SoftBank Group. He also serves as Chairman at SoftBank Mobile and on the Board of T-Mobile. He founded SoftBank Group Corp. in September 1981 and has been its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from February 1986 until June 2015. Mr. Son serves in various capacities within SoftBank's portfolio of companies, including Vodafone (currently SoftBank Corp.) as its Chairman since 2015 and served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2006 until 2015. In addition, Mr. Son sits on the board of directors of Yahoo! Japan Corporation, which was established as a joint venture between SoftBank and Yahoo! and served as its Chairman from 1996 until 2015. Mr. Son has also served as Honorary Chairman of the Broadband Association in Japan. He is also an Angel Investor. He also serves as Director at Yahoo Japan.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Tokyo
  • Japan

Masayoshi Son Investments & Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Fervo Energy 26-Sep-2018 Early Stage VC Alternative Energy Equipment Product Development 000000000 000
000 00 01-Jul-2015 000000000000 00.00 Insurance Brokers Generating Revenue 000000000 000
0000000 00000000 01-Jan-2000 00000 (00000 Internet Retail Profitable 000000000 000
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Masayoshi Son Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 00000000 01-Jul-2010 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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Masayoshi Son Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Masayoshi Son Angel Investor 00 0 0 Tokyo, Japan