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Ratan Tata, Nandan Nilekani to set up microfinance firm Avanti Finance

Ratan Tata, Nandan Nilekani to set up microfinance firm Avanti Finance

 Ratan Tata, Nandan Nilekani and Vijay Kelkar have come together to set up a technology-enabled microfinance entity, Avanti Finance, which will focus on delivering affordable and timely credit to under-served and un-served segments in India.

Tata patriarch's aviation ambitions a step closer as India opens up

Tata patriarch's aviation ambitions a step closer as India opens up

The USD 100 billion Tata group conglomerate is a major beneficiary of the decision last week to open up aviation in India, making it easier for start-ups to fly overseas sooner.

World's first wearable gaming platform ''SuperSuit'' launched

World's first wearable gaming platform ''SuperSuit'' launched

New Delhi: A US-based game design company Supersuit has launched globally the world`s first wearable platform `SuperSuit` that incorporates gesture control technology with outdoor gaming.

Britain to take 25% stake in Tata Steel UK to support sale

The UK government is all set to buy a minority stake in the Tata Steel's UK business to support the sale

Ratan Tata backed NestAway raises $30 mn from Tiger, Yuri Milner, IDG

Ratan Tata backed NestAway raises $30 mn from Tiger, Yuri Milner, IDG

Ratan Tata-backed home rental company NestAway Technologies has raised around USD 30 million (around 200 crore) in a Series C financing led by Tiger Global, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and IDG Ventures India

Ratan Tata invests in home rental startup NestAway

Ratan Tata invests in home rental startup NestAway

Top industrialist Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in home rental company NestAway Technologies, a statement said.

Niira Radia enters healthcare business, Ratan Tata inaugurates first hospital

Niira Radia enters healthcare business, Ratan Tata inaugurates first hospital

Making a comeback, PR veteran Niira Radia has ventured into healthcare business through a new entity Nayati Healthcare, whose first hospital was inaugurated here Sunday by Ratan Tata.

Did Ratan Tata say Tata Group will not hire anyone from JNU?

Did Ratan Tata say Tata Group will not hire anyone from JNU?

The Group's reaction was in response to some tweets claiming that Ratan Tata told a Make In India session in Mumbai that Tata Group will not hire any student from JNU.

Ratan Tata invests in retail-tech start-up SnapBizz

Ratan Tata invests in retail-tech start-up SnapBizz

Retail technology start-up SnapBizz said on Monday it has raised funding from Ratan Tata, the chairman emeritus of Tata Sons.

Hope PM Modi succeeds in brining investment to India: Ratan Tata

Hope PM Modi succeeds in brining investment to India: Ratan Tata

Former Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata Thursday hoped Prime Minister Narendra Modi succeeds in bringing investment to India as the nation needs a refreshment of new manufacturing companies which would be a real shot in the arm in terms of supply-chain and research.

India suffers from 'inherently unequal' environment: Ratan Tata

India suffers from 'inherently unequal' environment: Ratan Tata

India suffers from an "inherently unequal" environment and divisions have been created for political reasons on the basis of caste, religion and communal groups, top industry leader Ratan Tata has said amid debate over perceived intolerance in the country.

Dr Subhash Chandra to receive Canada India Foundation (CIF) Chanchlani Global Indian Award

Dr Subhash Chandra to receive Canada India Foundation (CIF) Chanchlani Global Indian Award

Dr Subhash Chandra will receive the award in Toronto on April 22, 2016.

26 and counting... Ratan Tata's investments: Full list

26 and counting... Ratan Tata's investments: Full list

Here is a look at the 26 companies or startups that Ratan Tata has invested in.

Ratan Tata invests in specialty tea firm Teabox for undisclosed amount

Ratan Tata invests in specialty tea firm Teabox for undisclosed amount

Ratan Tata has invested in specialty tea firm Teabox, thereby continuing his long series of investments in various start-ups globally in the recent past.

For India to shine, people must decide without govt interference: Ratan Tata

For India to shine, people must decide without govt interference: Ratan Tata

In the midst of the growing debate on 'intolerance', industrialist Ratan Tata on Monday said freedom to decide what one has to do is the one thing that can make the nation shine and governments should have no role in telling people what to do.

Digital India will not fizzle out; it is not a bubble: Ratan Tata

Digital India will not fizzle out; it is not a bubble: Ratan Tata

Tata has invested in a slew of start-ups ever since he stepped down from day-to-day responsibilities at Tata Group.

Change regulations to create mechanism for innovation: Tata

Change regulations to create mechanism for innovation: Tata

India's energy sector is facing problems on account of regulations on pushing new sustainable technologies which need to be changed in step with changing times and technology, industrialist Ratan Tata said Moday.

Ratan Tata says only "exciting ideas" can get his dollars

Ratan Tata says only "exciting ideas" can get his dollars

Tata Group patriarch and lately entrepreneur enthusiast Ratan Tata, who has invested in over 20 startups so far, Wednesday said unless a newbie "excites" him, he does not invest in that company.

 

Startups embody creativity, innovation of young India: Ratan Tata

Startups embody creativity, innovation of young India: Ratan Tata

Describing startups as embodiment of "creativity and innovation of young India", leading industrialist Ratan Tata, who has made a string of personal investments in new ventures, says he puts money on idea that "excites" him.

Ratan Tata invests in data analytics company Tracxn

Ratan Tata invests in data analytics company Tracxn

Tracxn provides information on start-ups to over 6,000 clients across India, US, Middle East, South-East Asia and Europe.