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Storm in Bombay House over, Ratan Tata to resume startup investing soon

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | More »

Tata Sons interim chairman Ratan Tata has said he would go back to investing in startups this month after handing over the reins of the Tata group to N Chandrasekaran, managing director and chief executive of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), who will formally take over on 23 February. After retiring...

Tata Sons chief technology officer Gopichand Katragadda

Tata Sons to launch startup incubator in Pune or Bengaluru

Tata Sons Ltd, the holding company of the diversified Tata Group, is setting up a startup incubator in Pune or Bengaluru to offer early-stage ventures better visibility to its group companies, according to a media report. The company is defining the process and laying out the blueprint for the incub...

21 November, 2016 | More »

Tata Group joins hands with global firms to set up tech incubator in Israel

Tata Group has joined hands with General Electric Ventures, Microsoft Ventures and others to set up a new technology incubator in Israel. “With the first closing of USD 20 million, the incubator called i3 Equity Partners (i3) will focus on developing next-generation IoT (Internet of Things) an...

14 November, 2016 | More »


Tata Group enters e-commerce with TataCLiQ

Salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group today joined the e-commerce bandwagon with an omni- channel marketplace TataCliq.com for selling curated brands, with a focus on better after-sales service as the key differentiator. Tata Group Chairman Cyrus P Mistry said, “TataCliq is a first-of-its-k...

27 May, 2016 | More »


Tata Group to launch e-commerce platform next week

Tata Group said on Tuesday it will open its online shopping platform to consumers from May 27, as India’s biggest business conglomerate becomes the latest brick-and-mortar corporate house to tap into the rapidly growing e-commerce sector. Tata CLiQ, the new venture, will operate through its websit...

17 May, 2016 | More »


Titan to buy majority stake in jewellery e-tailer Caratlane

Titan Co Ltd, Tata Group’s watch and jewellery retailing firm, has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in India’s largest jewellery e-tailer Caratlane.com in what marks another offline retail firm snapping up an e-commerce platform in its own vertical. Titan said on Friday it will buy a majori...

6 May, 2016 | More »

Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata backs Paytm parent One97 Communications

Ratan Tata, former chief of Tata Group and currently chairman emeritus of group’s holding company Tata Sons, has invested an undisclosed amount in Noida-headquartered mobile internet firm One97 Communications Ltd, which runs m-com and virtual wallet property Paytm, the company said in a release. A...

13 March, 2015 | More »

Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata backs auto classifieds portal CarDekho.com

Ratan Tata, former chief of Tata Group and currently chairman emeritus of group’s holding company Tata Sons, has invested an undisclosed amount in Jaipur-based Girnar Software Pvt Ltd, the company behind auto portal CarDekho.com, it said in a press statement. The investment comes a couple of mont...

9 February, 2015 | More »


Tata Group donates $15.5M to IIT Bombay to develop low-cost solutions for BoP consumers

Indian multinational conglomerate Tata Group has donated $15.5 million (Rs 95 crore) to IIT Bombay (IIT-B) to setup a virtual centre, which would focus on developing low-cost technologies for the bottom of the pyramid (BoP) consumers, says a report in The Economic Times, quoting IIT-B director Devan...

20 August, 2014 | More »

Ajit Joshi

Croma clocking up to Rs 1Cr topline per week from online alone, says Ajit Joshi, CEO, Infiniti Retail

Tata Group firm Infiniti Retail Ltd which runs one of the largest national retail chains of multi-brand electronics under the brand name Croma, launched its online store in April last year. In its earlier online avatar, the company was just offering a catalogue of the products available in its offl...

15 November, 2013 | More »