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Ratan Tata on investing spree: 14 companies that have gained

Ratan Tata on investing spree: 14 companies that have gained
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After stepping down as Chairman of Tata Group on December 28, 2012, Ratan Tata has been on an investment spree in his "personal capacity". In last two years, he has invested in 14 start-ups, most of which are internet-based. Tata has emerged as the new venture capital fund for rising start-ups in the country.

Here's a list of companies that have gained so far:
Ratan Tata on investing spree: 14 companies that have gained
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HOLACHEF: It is a food tech start-up which was launched in September 2014 by Saurabh Saxena and Anil Gelra.
WHEN: September 2, 2015
AMOUNT INVESTED: Undisclosed


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INFINITE ANALYTICS: It is the marketing and analytics company co-founded by  two MIT graduates. It is backed by Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, and Deb Roy, chief media scientist at Twitter.
WHEN:
August 31, 2015
AMOUNT INVESTED: Undisclosed
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Lybrate: A US-based healthcare start-up founded in 2013 by former professionals from Facebook (Saurabh Arora) and Snapdeal (Rahul Narang).
WHEN: July, 2015
AMOUNT INVESTED: Ratan Tata, along with Tiger Global Management and Nexus Venture Partners (NVP) has invested about Rs 64.8 crore.
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Ola: An online taxi aggregator.
WHEN: July 2015
AMOUNT INVESTED: Undisclosed

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Kaaryah: The fashion portal was launched in September 2013 and focuses on offering Indian women the perfect fit for western formal wear. Nidhi Agarwal is the owner of the portal.
WHEN: June 2015
AMOUNT INVESTED: Undisclosed

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Xiaomi: A Chinese handset maker.
WHEN: April 2015
AMOUNT INVESTED: Undisclosed

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Grameen Capital: An investment advisory company located in Mumbai that advises and arranges funds for microfinance institutions in India.
WHEN: March 2015
AMOUNT INVESTED: Undisclosed

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Paytm: The e-commerce firm was founded and incubated by One97 Communications in 2010.
WHEN: March 2015
AMOUNT INVESTED: Undisclosed
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CarDekho.com: An online auto classified services provider.
WHEN: February 2015
AMOUNT INVESTED: Undisclosed

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Swasth India: It is a healthcare start-up based in Mumbai which was founded by 2001 IIT Bombay graduates Ankur Pegu and Sundeep Kapila.
WHEN: December 2014
AMOUNT INVESTED: Rs 2 crore
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Urban Ladder: An online furniture seller based in Bangalore. It was started by Ashish Goel and Rajiv Srivatsa in 2012.
WHEN: November, 2014
AMOUNT INVESTED: Undisclosed
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Bluestone:  It is a Bangalore-based online jewellery retailer founded by IIT graduate Gaurav Singh Kushwaha and Vidya Nataraj.
WHEN: September, 2014
AMOUNT INVESTED:  Undisclosed
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Snapdeal: An online marketplace, founded by Kunal Bahl, a Wharton graduate and Rohit Bansal, an alumnus of IIT Delhi in February 2010.
WHEN: 2014
AMOUNT INVESTED: About Rs 20 crore
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Altaeros Energies: A US-based wind energy company, founded in 2010 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
WHEN: 2014
AMOUNT INVESTED: Undisclosed