January 2017

Launched NTT DOCOMO Ventures' Silicon Valley branch in the United States

April 2016

Shifted new business co-creation program 39works to NTT DOCOMO

July 2014

Started operating new business co-creation program in cooperation with startup, 39works

January 2014

Established a JPY 10 biliion venture fund, NTT Investment Partners Fund II, L.P. (NTT-IP Fund II)

July 2013

Changed its trade name to NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc.

February 2013

NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) acquried NTT-IP aiming to strengthen cooperation with startup companies in terms of venture funding and incubatin on behalf of its parent NTT Group and changed NTT-IP’s trade name to DOCOMO Innovation Ventures, Inc. (DIV)
Established a JPY 10 billion new venture fund, DOCOMO Innovation Fund Partnership, and started operating DOCOMO’s Incubation Program

April 2010

Raised fund size of NTT-IP Fund to JPY 15 billion.

March 2008

Established a JPY 10 biliion venture fund, NTT Investment Partners Fund, L.P. (NTT-IP Fund)

February 2008

NTT Investment Partners, Inc. (NTT-IP), a corporate venture capital firm, was established by NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (NTT). The firm focuses on funding advanced/disruptive technologies, services and business models around the world and looks to leverage NTT Group companies’business operations, technologies and vast network to its portfolio companies.