Company | NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc.

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Overview

Company

Name NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc.
Address <Tokyo Head Office>
Ark Mori Bldg. 31F 12-32 Akasaka 1-Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6031, Japan

<Silicon Valley Office>
3301 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA
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.

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<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)

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