DOCOMO Capital, a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of leading Japanese telecommunications company NTT DOCOMO, has invested $2 million in addition to $4.5 million from Russian venture fund of Troika Dialog in Evernote, a Sunnyvale, California-based corporation with software development office in Moscow. The funds is used for international expansion of Evernote.
Evernote allows its 1 million web users to easily capture and store information on Windows, Mac, Web, iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and other devices. Evernote, which was founded by Stepan Pachikov, raised $6 million in 2006.
The company recently launched ads-free service Evernote Premium where users pay $5 per month (or $45 per year) to securely upload and store up to 500 MB of their electronic notes.
Artem Yukhin, Head of Venture Capital at Troika Dialog said that he was attracted to Evernote because of its vision towards growth and expansion beyond its borders.
Slide and PayPal founder Max Levchin and internet investor Esther Dyson are members of Evernote‘s Board of Directors.