Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, has made a personal investment in Mumbai-based online marketplace for chefs, Holachef. This investment by Tata is a part of the series A round funding, which was raised in June from Kalaari Capital and India Quotient.
The amount of funding have been left undisclosed, Tata usually invests under $1 Mn in startups.
Holachef connects expert chefs with consumers via its website and mobile app on Android and iPhone. The platform offers a new menu everyday to choose food and delivers it to the user in state-of-the-art packaging. Each meal offered by them is priced in the range of INR120 to INR 350 on an average and serves one person.
Saurabh Saxena co-founded this Mumbai-based company with Anil Gelra in September 2014. The company had raised $315K in seed round from India Quotient in February this year and later, it grabbed $3.1 Mn in its Series A round.
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