What investors expect from Indian startups in 2020; Tell us what you expect from YourStory in the next decade

As we step into 2020, investors tell us that this year, everyone will be 'cautiously bullish' and there will be a bigger focus on more capital-efficient business models.

3rd Jan 2020
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India, now the third-largest startup ecosystem in the world, saw a steady rise in the emergence of unicorns in 2019 with nine new companies entering the coveted $1 billion valuation club. In 2019, we got our third fastest unicorn - Ola Electric. This was also the year when the majority of new entrants came from B2B – including Druva, Icertis, CitiusTech, Delhivery, and Rivigo.


Amidst all this frenzy, startup funding did suffer a small setback at the end of 2019. But is it too soon to conclude anything? Now, as we step into 2020, investors tell us that this year, everyone will be 'cautiously bullish' and there will be a bigger focus on more capital-efficient business models. Read more to know what 2020 holds from the investor standpoint.


In other news, as we enter the beginning of a new decade, we at YourStory want to continue to ignite change and help shape the future of the new Indian economy. For this, we want you to tell us what you want to see more. We have put together a brief questionnaire to know what you expect from us at YourStory in the next decade. Join us as we continue to harness the power of storytelling to enable positive change. 


Take the YourStory survey here.


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