After making personal investments in e-commerce major Snapdeal and online jewellery store Bluestone, Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus, Tata Sons is now laying a wager on furniture e-tailer Urban Ladder.

The investment comes four months after Urban Ladder, the online marketplace for furniture raised Series B funding from Steadview Capital and existing investors SAIF Partners and Kalaari Capital. Earlier this month,Urban Ladder was one of the three etailer’s to have been shortlisted by Japan’s SoftBank to travel to Tokyo, which could result in another round of funding for the company.

Urban Ladder was launched in July 2012 by co-founders Ashish Goel and Rajiv Srivatsa with the aim of making a million beautiful Indian homes.

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