The state of the Indian startup ecosystem in 2020 (and other top stories of the week)

In 2020, the Indian startup ecosystem has much to look forward to, albeit mixed with concerns over the impact of an economic slowdown.

5th Jan 2020
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Over the last decade, many Indian startups have developed innovative solutions, disrupting traditional industries, and taking on established players across the globe. And this trend will continue. 


In 2020, the Indian startup ecosystem has much to look forward to, albeit mixed with concerns over the impact of an economic slowdown.


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2019 also saw a steady rise in the emergence of unicorns with nine new Indian startups entering the coveted $1 billion valuation club. This was the year when a majority of new entrants came from B2B – Druva, Icertis, CitiusTech, Delhivery, and Rivigo. 


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.


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Last but not least, 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.


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Illustration: Aditya Ranade


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