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NTT DOCOMO Ventures

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Total investments 144
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$11M
Portfolio companies 119
Rounds per year 10.29
Lead investments 21
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.17
Exits 22
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

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

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Inworld AI

Artificial Intelligence
Gaming
Machine Learning
Virtual Reality
Virtual World
$50M23 Aug 2022 -

RapidSOS

mHealth
Mobile Apps
Public Safety
27 May 2022 New York, New York, United States

TileDB

Analytics
Big Data
Computer
Data Storage
Software
18 May 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

JumpCloud

Computer
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
SaaS
Security
Software
$66M19 Oct 2021 Colorado, United States

TileDB

Analytics
Big Data
Computer
Data Storage
Software
29 Sep 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Wiliot

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

Genvid Technologies

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

AVATOUR

Apps
Information Services
Information Technology
Internet
Software
$2M19 May 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States

HOMMA

Architecture
Artificial Intelligence
Computer
Electronics
Home Services
Information Technology
Interior Design
Property Development
Real Estate
Smart Home
Software
UX Design
$8M14 May 2021 Hayward, California, United States
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 Samsung Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to establish Genvid Entertainment LLC, a new publishing subsidiary dedicated to producing Massive Interactive Live Events.

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 location as if actually present.
– This combination of visual realism and effortless conversation results in a superior means of collaboration between remote users and on-site personnel, saving money while increasing productivity.

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