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    DOCOMO Capital, Inc. is a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT DOCOMO, Inc. (NYSE:DCM), the leading mobile communication company based in Japan. Working closely with NTT DOCOMO's business and R&D divisions, DOCOMO Capital is in charge of NTT DOCOMO's venture investments in mobile communications related start-up companies mainly in the United States. DOCOMO Capital is committed to investing in and strategically backing applicable start-up companies that have evolving and advancing cutting-edge new technologies to promote growth and ultimately introducing them into NTT DOCOMO's future services and products. The company officially started its operation July 1, 2005, and has had a committed capital of $100 million for 10 years.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Byron Haigh Principal
    Daniel Haigh Analyst
    Jay Onda Principal
    Neil Sadaranganey Managing Director
    Rakesh Sood Venture Advisor


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