At YourStory's startup debate, entrepreneurs and investors discuss Budget 2020 wishlist

Since 2014, Indian startups have collectively raised $50 billion across 3,700+ deals.

1st Feb 2020
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It's Budget day! Today, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will unveil India's economic roadmap for the next year in her Union Budget speech. And, we cannot wait to see the measures and steps the government will take to propel the country towards its $5 trillion GDP goal.


Undoubtedly, the Indian startup ecosystem – the third largest in the world – will prove to be one of the strongest players in this game. Since 2014, Indian startups have collectively raised $50 billion across 3,700+ deals. 


And data indicates that by 2025, India may well have 100,000+ startups, which will employ 3.25+ million people, with a total market value north of $500 billion.


After all, startups have truly become mainstream. Today, the only question to ask is how do we grow and empower startups even further, and more importantly, how do we create conditions for ease of business for startups in the country?


Watch YourStory's Shradha Sharma moderate a panel of founders and investors on the reigning sentiments in the startup ecosystem and their expectations from today's Budget.


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