Shekhar Gupta's ThePrint raises funding from Ratan Tata, Narayana Murthy, others

New Delhi: Industry icons Ratan Tata, N R Narayana Murthy, Nandan Nilekani and Uday Kotak have invested in the media venture launched by senior journalist Shekhar Gupta, his company said today.

Senior journalist Shekhar Gupta. Image courtesy - Facebook.

Senior journalist Shekhar Gupta. Image courtesy - Facebook.

Printline Media Pvt Ltd, a venture founded by Gupta, said it has concluded first round of funding with "a stellar list of investors."

"N R Narayana Murthy, Ratan Tata, Nandan Nilekani, Uday Kotak family, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Bengaluru-based tech entrepreneur Rajiv C Mody, Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Chairman, LVMH Asia Ravi Thakran, IIFL founders Nirmal Jain, R. Venkatraman, Karan Bhagat and Yatin Shah are eminent investors in the venture," the company said in a statement.

It, however, did not disclose how much money has been raised.

Printline Media will publish 'ThePrint', a multi-media, mostly digital news platform, it added.

Updated Date: Jul 11, 2017 20:06 PM

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