Thursday, May 23, 2024
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Funding Winter

As the winter chill tightened its grip on India's startup ecosystem in 2023, resulting in the lowest count of startups, entrepreneurs, and investors suggest that the decline cannot be solely attributed to the funding downturn

Amid a funding winter, start-ups in 2024 must prioritise customer love, sustainable growth, and robust unit economics to secure venture capital, emphasizing retention strategies over the acquisition

50 per cent of founders surveyed expect fundraising to get easier in coming months; 66.5 per cent currently operate with a runway of at least a year

Building strong corporate governance practices, maintaining transparency, and effectively communicating their value proposition to potential investors could help start-ups navigate funding winter challenges

The PrivateCircle Research revealed that unicorns such as Paytm, PhysicsWallah, PolicyBazaar emerged as the heavy recruiters from Delhi

The SuperAngels Summit is being organized in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau, the Private Office of Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed Al Maktoum, Emirates Angels

In an exclusive interaction with Outlook Start-Up, Celesta Capital’s MD Arun Kumar discussed the firm’s investment strategy in Indian start-ups and the potential of the Indian start-up ecosystem

By focusing on their fundamentals, identifying market gaps and exploring untapped opportunities, start-ups can weather the storm and emerge stronger in the long run

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc, BNP Paribas Cardif through its Insurtech fund managed by Eurazeo and Beams Fintech Fund join the cap table

It is time to go back to the fundamentals, which means an increased focus on profitability