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Technology Investors Chase a Tiger in India

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son last week grabbed headlines for his sudden, aggressive promise to invest $10 billion in Indian Internet startups, but he’s treading on the turf of a prowling tiger.

Tiger Global Management, the secretive investment firm that was started as a hedge fund in 2001, began investing in Indian startups nearly a decade ago and is the top dog among foreign investors there, just as the country is beginning to look like the next China, from a consumer-tech-investment perspective.

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