Indian tea startups are building brands globally

December 1, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Indian tea startups are building brands globally | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

In late 2014, Kaushal Dugar, founder of online tea selling platform Teabox, received an email from 68-year-old Robert Bass, founder of the celebrated New York-based private equity fund Oak Hill Capital. Bass was a connoisseur of tea and spent about an hour over the course of every single day sipping his favourite beverage. Bass had one day come across Teabox and had started ordering. Six months into it, he sent an email to Dugar saying if Dugar ever needed cash, he could reach out to him.Three months later, Bass participated, in his individual capacity, in Teabox’s first round of institutional funding…READ MORE