Business Today

Ratan Tata invests in services marketplace UrbanClap

The value of the investment was not disclosed. Operational in six cities, UrbanClap allows users to book for services like plumbing, electrical work, beauty, tutorials and wedding photography.

twitter-logoPTI | December 11, 2015 | Updated 12:38 IST
Tata Sons' Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata
Tata Sons' Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata (Photo: Reuters)

Continuing with his funding in startups, top industrialist Ratan Tata has invested in services marketplace, UrbanClap.

However, the value of the investment was not disclosed.

"UrbanClap, India's largest services marketplace, is happy to announce that Ratan N Tata has invested in the company in his personal capacity," it said in a statement.

Operational in six cities - Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune and Hyderabad - UrbanClap allows users to book over 80 services, including plumbing, electrical work, beauty, wellness, tutorials and wedding photography.

The company has a network of more than 25,000 service professionals.

The Tata Sons' Chairman Emeritus been aggressively investing in startups, ranging from e-commerce firms to cab aggregators.

He has invested in firms like Snapdeal, Kaaryah, Urban Ladder, Bluestone, CarDekho, Sabse Technologies, Xiaomi and Ola.

Tata, who served as the Chairman of Tata Sons for over two decades until his retirement in 2012, has also joined some venture capital funds as advisor, including Kalaari Capital and Jungle Ventures, in the past year.


  • Print

A    A   A