Follow-on Investment in Eltes Co., Ltd. | NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc.



NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc.

Follow-on Investment in Eltes Co., Ltd.

NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc. (Headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Minoru Etoh, hereinafter “NDV”) have made the additional investment through the fund operated by NDV, to Eltes Co., Ltd. (Headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Takahiro Sugawara, hereinafter “Eltes”), which provides services of preventions and counter-measures against abuse on the web and social media.

1.Overview of the investment

NDV have acquired the shares of Eltes through the fund operated by NDV, as third-party allotment.


Eltes is a technology company that detects and solves digital risks, mainly social risks, with their strengths in big data analysis specialized in risks. Digital risks are risks such as rumors on the internet, divulging of information, injustice of employees, industrial spy, etc. that may have a huge impact on company competitiveness. Eltes provides solution services to more than 300 companies that harbor such problems, by analyzing their digital risks.With the additional investment by the NDV operating fund, the NTT Group’s security–related technologies and Eltes’ knowledge in social risks are expected to merge and to expand our business area even further. Eltes is also expected to grow not only domestically, but also internationally in the future, and thus, is judged to be worth the additional investment.

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