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Indian startups raise USD 63 bn since 2016, generate 27 unicorns
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Indian startups raise USD 63 bn since 2016, generate 27 unicorns

New Delhi, 1st Oct 2020: The startup's ecosystem has raised as much as USD 63 billion in growth capital between 2016 and 2020, when they spawned 27 unicorns, according to the data collated by the Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association and Praxis Global Alliance. According to them, this makes India the third-largest tech startup ecosystem in the world. Of the total inflows, nearly half came in 2019 alone USD 34 billion, and USD 17 billion in 2020 till May. The time period also created as many as 27 unicorns in the country. Unicorns are those with USD 1 billion or more valuation. Tech-enabled players continue to drive investors' interest and have dominated the early-stage funding landscape here. According to Rajat Tandon, the president of the Indian Private Eq...
Company data Management Platform Crunchbase Raises $30 Million Funding
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Company data Management Platform Crunchbase Raises $30 Million Funding

1st Nov, 2019: Company data management platform Crunchbase raises a $30 million dollar Series C funding round from OMERS Ventures. The funding round was also participated from existing investors Emergence, Mayfield, Cowboy Ventures, and Verizon Ventures. "We had way back when we spun out of AOL/Verizon and TechCrunch in 2015. It’s the beginning of some big product and team investments that we hope will make Crunchbase even more useful for all of our users," said Crunchbase on its blog. Launched in 2007, Crunchbase is simply a quick reference tool at the bottom of a news site. Twelve years later, Crunchbase is an independent company, has one of the most visited websites in the world, a data platform with killer applications, billions of API...