Company | NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc.

Company

Company

Name NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc.
Address Ark Mori Bldg. 31F 12-32 Akasaka 1-Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo
107-6031, Japan
Established February 20, 2008
CEO Yuko Sasahara
Business Outline Operation of corporate venture fund investing promising startups around the world
Operation of collaboration / Startup support
NTT Group's constructive business development closely coordinated with our startup investment and joint business development
Paid-In Capital 50 million yen
Shareholder Composition NTT DOCOMO, INC. : 100%

History

April 2022 Established a JPY 15 billion new venture fund, DOCOMO Innovation Fund III, L.P.
July 2018 Established a JPY 20 billion venture fund, NTT Investment Partners Fund III, L.P.
(NTT-IP Fund III)
October 2017 Established a JPY 15 billion new venture fund, DOCOMO Innovation Fund II, L.P.
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 billion 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) acquired 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.
February 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.

Access

<Silicon Valley Office>

3301 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA

<Tokyo Head Office>

Ark Mori Bldg. 31F 12-32 Akasaka 1-Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6031, Japan

1-minute walk from Roppongi-ichome Station, Namboku Line (Exit 3)
3-minutes walk from Tameike-sanno Station, Namboku & Ginza Line (Exit 13)
12-minutes walk from Kamiyacho Station, Hibiya Line (Exit 4B)
12-minutes walk from Akasaka Station, Chiyoda Line (Exit 5)
15-minutes walk from Kokkai-gijidomae Station, Marunouchi & Chiyoda line (Exit 3)