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Ola raises Rs 670 cr from Ratan Tata-backed fund, other investors

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Bengaluru-based firm ahd earlier raised about $250 million from SoftBank in Nov last year


While UC-RNT Fund has pumped in Rs 267.99 crore, another Rs 402 crore has been infused by FO Mauritius I Ltd, according to regulatory filing by ANI Technologies, which runs


However, the valuation of the company benchmarked against the fresh round of funding could not be ascertained.


The said were allotted to the investors on March 31 2017.


An email sent to the company remained unanswered.


The Bengaluru-based firm, which is locked in an intense battle with US-based Uber for market leadership, had raised about $250 million from SoftBank in November, albeit at a lower valuation of $3 billion (compared to $4.5 billion earlier).


ANI Technologies, which is not a publicly-traded company, has raised of over $1.5 billion from investors, including SoftBank Group, Tiger Global, Matrix Partners, Steadview Capital, Sequoia India, Accel Partners US and Falcon Edge.


While has been successful in raising a sizable amount of funds, it continues to bleed on account of heavy advertising and promotional expenses and high employee cost.


The company posted a consolidated loss of over Rs 2,311 crore — about Rs 6 crore a day — during fiscal 2015-16.


ANI Technologies did see its revenues registering a stellar growth at Rs 758.23 crore during 2015-16 compared to Rs 103.77 crore in the previous fiscal.


Ola, which has a presence in 110 Indian cities compared to Uber’s operations in 29, has been aggressively expanding its portfolio of services.

Ola raises Rs 670 cr from Ratan Tata-backed fund, other investors

Bengaluru-based firm ahd earlier raised about $250 million from SoftBank in Nov last year

Bengaluru-based firm ahd earlier raised about $250 million from SoftBank in Nov last year

While UC-RNT Fund has pumped in Rs 267.99 crore, another Rs 402 crore has been infused by FO Mauritius I Ltd, according to regulatory filing by ANI Technologies, which runs


However, the valuation of the company benchmarked against the fresh round of funding could not be ascertained.


The said were allotted to the investors on March 31 2017.


An email sent to the company remained unanswered.


The Bengaluru-based firm, which is locked in an intense battle with US-based Uber for market leadership, had raised about $250 million from SoftBank in November, albeit at a lower valuation of $3 billion (compared to $4.5 billion earlier).


ANI Technologies, which is not a publicly-traded company, has raised of over $1.5 billion from investors, including SoftBank Group, Tiger Global, Matrix Partners, Steadview Capital, Sequoia India, Accel Partners US and Falcon Edge.


While has been successful in raising a sizable amount of funds, it continues to bleed on account of heavy advertising and promotional expenses and high employee cost.


The company posted a consolidated loss of over Rs 2,311 crore — about Rs 6 crore a day — during fiscal 2015-16.


ANI Technologies did see its revenues registering a stellar growth at Rs 758.23 crore during 2015-16 compared to Rs 103.77 crore in the previous fiscal.


Ola, which has a presence in 110 Indian cities compared to Uber’s operations in 29, has been aggressively expanding its portfolio of services.

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