Saturday, June 03, 2023
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Funding Winter

The funding stood at $3.6 billion during the 2021 calendar year

The inclusion of five new valuation methods will give stakeholders much-needed flexibility during the funding process

The development came months after the BNPL start-up's acquisition talks with fintech decacorn PhonePe fell through

In 2023, 57 per cent of investors anticipated a further slowdown in funding activity

The firm has reportedly begun conversations with investors to return money it has drawn down

Focusing on cash flow management, diversifying their funding sources, and taking corporate governance seriously—these are some strategies that start-ups can embrace to raise capital in a tough market

The proposed changes in angel tax policies could result in global investors pressuring start-up founders to move their company headquarters overseas, which is unlikely to benefit any stakeholder in the contemporary ecosystem

When asked about his concern about the impact of funding winter on start-up ecosystem, Chandrasekhar said that stimulus given in the US during Covid and the Russia-Ukraine war has caused a certain degree of risk aversion

The Annual Investors Meet of GVFL brought together more than 250 start-up founders, investors, incubators, and funds to deliberate on investing trends, the future of startup investing and others

Entrepreneurs can use this alternative financing form to raise upfront capital by leveraging consistently recurrent revenue streams