Owned by DOCOMO Digital, b-ventures is a startup acceleration program which supports and develops the next generation of mobile innovators. Formed in 2013 following Buongiorno’s acquisition by NTT DOCOMO, the program focusses on early and seed stage startups operating in the mobile payment, advertising and content sectors.
By leveraging DOCOMO Digital’s professional experience and international network, b-ventures offers startups the opportunity to work with leading mentors and industry experts, as well as a fast track to strategic partners, industry investors, business angels and venture capital funds.
DOCOMO Digital (through its acceleration program b-ventures) has announced its membership of IMPACT GROWTH, a startup accelerator programme formed by leading technology companies throughout Europe. The current call for applications is open until 9th May.
Tappx closes an investment round of 550.000 euro and enters the b-ventures acceleration program. Tappx offers developers a platform to cross promote apps and acquire new customers. In two years Tappx has signed up 10,000 app developers worldwide generating over 600 million monthly impressions.
Oval Money is the winner of the 25DX25K competition open to Fintech and mPayment startups, launched in March by b-ventures, the accelerator program backed by DOCOMO Digital (the operation unit for the global digital ecosystem platform business operations of NTT DOCOMO).