Venture Capital Arm of
23 Investments in 20 Companies
Tokyo, Tokyo
NTT DOCOMO Ventures is the venture capital arm of NTT DOCOMO, Inc. specializing in investments in incubation, early stage, middle

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NTT DOCOMO Ventures is the venture capital arm of NTT DOCOMO, Inc. specializing in investments in incubation, early stage, middle stage, and later/pre-IPO stage companies. It prefers to invests in the field of information technology, telecommunications, contents platform services, battery power, authentication security, BigData, solution with devices, cloud, and communication platform. The firm invests in and outside of Japan. It seeks to invests up to about USD $2 million to USD $3 million per investment. It prefers to seek minority stakes of around 20% or less per portfolio. The firm seeks to exit its investments through sales of stocks or transfer of shares to DOCOMO and NTT Group companies. It also runs an accelerator program called DOCOMO Incubation Program. Docomo Innovation Ventures, previously known as NTT Investment Partners Inc., was established on February 20, 2008 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Oct, 2016$12M / Venture
Jul, 2016$77M / Venture
Jun, 2016$30M / Series D
May, 2016$3M / Series A
Apr, 2016$18M / Series C
Mar, 2016€3M / Venture (Lead)
Mar, 2016$600k / Venture
Mar, 2016$600k / Venture
Feb, 2016$25M / Series B
Feb, 2016$8M / Series B
May, 2015$12M / Series C
Feb, 2015$3.53M / Seed
Feb, 2015$3.9M / Series A
Dec, 2014$3.8M / Series A
Sep, 2014$10.87M / Series B (Lead)
Sep, 2014$11M / Series A
Jul, 2014undisclosed amount / Seed
May, 2014$8M / Series B (Lead)
Dec, 2013$3.1M / Venture (Lead)
Dec, 2013$970k / Venture
Sep, 2013$1.5M / Seed
May, 2013$120k / Seed
Oct, 2012$1.2M / Venture

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News (11)

Jul 29, 2016blog.venturepulse.org - Upthere Just Disclosed $77M In Funding
Jun 9, 2016Cranes New York - Tech - Video-ad company SundaySky raises $30 million
May 24, 2016Crowdfund Insider - Southeast Asia Fintecher Jirnexu Raises $3M Series A Funding
May 24, 2016PE HUB - Jirnexu raises $3 mln
Apr 21, 2016AgFunder News - Big Tech Gets into Agtech with PrecisionHawk’s $18m Series C
Mar 31, 2016PE HUB - Expway raises $3.4 mln
Feb 19, 2016StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: February 19, 2016
Feb 10, 2016StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: February 10, 2016

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    31st Floor Ark Mori Building

    1-12-32 Akasaka Minato-ku

    Tokyo, Tokyo 107-6031


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