NTT DOCOMO Ventures

Founded 2008

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Total investments 100
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$8M
Portfolio companies 103
Rounds per year 7.69
Lead investments 18
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.14
Exits 21
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Advertising
  • Machine Learning
Summary

In 2008 was created NTT DOCOMO Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Japan. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Tokyo.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 1 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This NTT DOCOMO Ventures works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

Besides them, we counted 6 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Cloudian, ThreatQuotient, Fyusion. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Enterprise Software, Machine Learning. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the NTT DOCOMO Ventures, startups are often financed by GREE Ventures, 500 Startups, Intel Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are GREE Ventures, Eight Roads Ventures, YJ Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Mizuho Capital, Eight Roads Ventures, YJ Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Wiliot

Semiconductor
Wireless
1
$200M27 Jul 2021 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo

Genvid Technologies

eSports
Gaming
Information Technology
Online Games
Software
Video Games
1
$113M15 Jul 2021 United States, New York

Apps
Augmented Reality
Gaming
Mobile Apps
1
$5M06 May 2021 United States, " United States"}

Crosser

Big Data
Computer
Enterprise Software
Industrial Automation
Information Technology
Internet of Things
Software
n/a
$3M09 Mar 2021 Sweden, Stockholm

Otter.ai

Artificial Intelligence
Collaboration
Consumer Software
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Mobile
1
$50M25 Feb 2021 United States, " United States"}

Vdoo

Information Technology
Internet of Things
Network Security
Risk Management
1
$25M13 Jan 2021 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo

Information Technology
Video
1
$6M27 Oct 2020 Japan, Chiyoda

Senseye

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Manufacturing
Predictive Analytics
Software
n/a
$3M08 Oct 2020 United Kingdom, Southampton

GeoSpock

Analytics
Asset Management
Big Data
Cloud Data Services
Database
Internet of Things
Logistics
Marine Technology
Mobile
Smart Cities
n/a
$5M02 Oct 2020 United Kingdom, Cambridge
News
Genvid Holdings Raises $113M in Series C Funding
– Genvid is a NYC-based provider of interactive livestreaming technologies and services. – Company announced $113m Series C funding. – The round was co-led by existing investors Valor Equity Partners and Atreides Management with participation from new investors Third Point Ventures, Cobalt Capital, LightShed Ventures, XN, and Lux Capital, existing investors Galaxy Interactive, Horizons Ventures, OCA Ventures (via OCA’s new growth equity fund), and Makers Fund and strategic partners Huya, NTT DOCOMO Ventures, and... Read more
Avatour Raises $2.9 Million, Extending Market Leadership in New Remote Site Meetings Category
– Avatour, the remote collaboration platform for site meetings, announced a $2.9 million seed round led by Ulu Ventures. – The funding will enable Avatour to scale its category-defining technology and expand into new markets internationally. – Other participants in the round include Merus Capital, NTT Docomo Ventures, Plug & Play Ventures, and 500 Startups. – The Avatour platform combines real-world 360-degree capture, real-time communication, and optional VR/AR technology to immerse remote users in a... Read more

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