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General Information

Websitekddi.com/english
CategoryMobile/Wireless
Employees
Founded10/2000

Offices

Headquarters
Garden Air Tower, 10-10
Iidabashi 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, 102-8460, JPN
KDDI Open Innovation Fund

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Acquisitions

Investments

Gunosy 3/2014
Moxtra 9/2013
MONOCO 7/2013
Origami Inc. 4/2013
Hailo 12/2012
Microfinance International 12/2010
Neos Corporation 8/2009
GREE 7/2005

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KDDI

Tokyo-based KDDI Corporation is a Japanese telecommunications operator. It was created in 2000 through a merger of DDI, KDD and IDO and now employs over 15,000 people.

The company provides a broad range of services, including fixed-line phone communication, mobile phone and web services, and Internet services. It also has a ownership stake in two Japanese cable television companies, Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM) and Japan Cablenet (JCN).

KDDI’s mobile phone and web arm is branded as “au”. The company is the current No. 2 in Japan’s mobile communications market, trailing NTT DoCoMo and ahead of SoftBank.

Recent Milestones

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    KDDI invested in Gunosy. (3/14/14)
    Posted 3/14/14 at 1:27am via thebridge.jp
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    KDDI — KDDI invested in Luxa (Japan) (10/17/13)
    Posted 10/29/13 at 3:31pm via co.jp
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    KDDI — KDDI invests in Plumzi (9/25/13)
    Posted 10/29/13 at 3:34pm via co.jp
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    KDDI invested in Moxtra. (9/24/13)
    Posted 8/12/13 at 1:26am via finsmes.com
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    KDDI — KDDI invests in 5Rocks (Korea) (8/29/13)
    Posted 10/29/13 at 3:37pm via co.jp
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    KDDI — KDDI invested in nanapi (Japan) (7/19/13)
    Posted 10/29/13 at 3:39pm via co.jp
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    KDDI invested in MONOCO. (7/18/13)
    Posted 7/18/13 at 1:45am via startup-dating.com
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    KDDI — KDDI invested in Mutations Studio (Japan) (7/2/13)
    Posted 10/29/13 at 3:42pm via co.jp
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    KDDI — KDDI invested in RareJob (Japan) (6/3/13)
    Posted 10/29/13 at 3:45pm via co.jp
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    KDDI — KDDI invested in Origami (Japan) (4/23/13)
    Posted 10/29/13 at 3:47pm via co.jp
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    KDDI invested in Origami Inc.. (4/1/13)
    Posted 3/28/14 at 12:18pm
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    KDDI — KDDI invested in 3rdKind (Japan) (3/1/13)
    Posted 10/29/13 at 3:49pm via co.jp
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    KDDI invested in Hailo. (12/31/12)
    Posted 12/25/12 at 5:04am via techcrunch.com
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    KDDI — KDDI invests $5M in children's tablet developer Fuhu (11/1/12)
    Posted 9/6/13 at 1:38pm via techcrunch.com
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    KDDI — Japanese Telco KDDI Buys Content Delivery Network CDNetworks For $167 Million (10/12/11)
    Posted 10/13/11 at 4:09am via techcrunch.com
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    KDDI invested in Microfinance International. (12/12/10)
    Posted 12/14/10 at 7:15pm via freshnews.com

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  1. Liberty Global to Sell J:COM Interest for $4.0 Billion in Cash (freshnews.com) [edit]
  2. News curation startup Gunosy fundraises $12 million from KDDI (thebridge.jp) [edit]
  3. Moxtra Raises $10M in First Funding Round (finsmes.com) [edit]
  4. Japanese e-commerce startup Monoco raises funds from KDDI and Global Brain (startup-dating.com) [edit]
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  6. Uber Rival Hailo Reportedly Set To Close $30M Funding Round As It Expands In The U.S. (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. KDDI Invests $22M in MFIC to Jointly Build Mobile Payment Platform Worldwide (freshnews.com) [edit]
  8. KDDI Corp. Acquires a Minority Stake in Primeworks Corp. (ircms.irstreet.com) [edit]
  9. eir.eol.co.jp [edit]
  10. Japanese Telco KDDI Buys Content Delivery Network CDNetworks For $167 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    In A Bid To Enter The Japanese Market, Kids’ Tablet Maker Fuhu Raises $5M From Telecom KDDI (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Global Brain Corp (globalbrains.co.jp) [edit]
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