Ratan Tata invests in e-ticketing startup Kyazoonga


Mumbai : Leading industrialist Ratan Tata has invested in e-ticketing company Kyazoonga in his personal capacity. The Tata Sons Chairman emeritus has made investments in over 25 startups in the last two years, including online marketplace Snapdeal, digital wallet provider Paytm, cab hailing service Ola, data analytics company Tracxn Technologies, online pet supplies store Dogspot.in and online lingerie store Zivame.

In addition to creating and growing the ticketing market in India, Kyazoonga has ticketed international events including the in three countries, the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, SAFF Cup, bilateral international cricket matches and domestic tournaments such as the Indian Premier League, the Pro Kabaddi League, Nehru Cup and others. Most recently it was adjudged a close runner up in the ticketing bid for the Rio 2016 Olympics. It now has ticketing operations around the world – in the UAE, US, and the Caribbean. It tickets tournaments such as the Caribbean Premier League and the Pakistan Super League.

"As we scale Kyazoonga into a global enterprise, glad to know he shares in the excitement of our mission of 'Tickets made simple for everyone, everywhere'," Kyazoonga CEO and co-founder Neetu Bhatia said. The company will continue to focus its efforts on the large potential for paid access that India represents and push the envelope on significant global opportunities, she added.