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Headquarters Location

Japan, Tokyo


NTT DOCOMO Ventures was established in 2008, and is a well known VC. The main office of this VC is situated in Tokyo. The fund is located in Japan, Asia.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Aside from NTT DOCOMO Ventures, start-ups are often funded by GREE Ventures, 500 Startups, Intel Capital and 45 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are GREE Ventures, Eight Roads Ventures, YJ Capital, the total number of co-investors is 25. The investors in the following rounds are usually Mizuho Capital, Eight Roads Ventures, YJ Capital, and 28 VCs in total.

The fund's activity peaked in 2019. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 1 percentage points less exits when compared to other organizations. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2017. NTT DOCOMO Ventures participates, on average, in 19 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds.

The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund doesn't coincide - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 9 other locations. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Enterprise Software, Machine Learning. In addition, there are 22 more industries where it has achieved success. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 4-5. Cloudian, ThreatQuotient, Fyusion are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The fund has an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If the applying start-up has 4 founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 6 key employees of this fund in our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

2.7% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

3.3 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.2 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

GREE Ventures, 500 Startups, Intel Capital

Funds Investing in Following

Mizuho Capital, Eight Roads Ventures, YJ Capital

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