E-commerce, Fintech, AI and SaaS are top 4 core competence sectors of world’s unicorns, making up 45.9% of the sectoral universe of these unicorns
Apple has acquired Mobeewave, a startup with technology that could transform iPhones into mobile payment terminals, according to people familiar with the matter.
Key highlights of ‘RIDING THE STORM- Towards the Giant India SaaS Opportunity | July 2020’ by Nasscom: Indian SaaS Revenues at $3.5 Billion in FY2020, growing at 30% with global sales accounting for 75% of revenues Chennai has emerged as the “SaaS capital” (generating $1+ billion in revenue) due to the presence of leading SaaS… Continue reading Towards the Giant India SaaS Opportunity
• Asia-Pacific went from having 20% of all top ecosystems in 2012 to 30% today • Silicon Valley remains the top performer in value creation and exits, with ecosystems like London, New York and Beijing also performing strongly • São Paulo, Salt Lake-Provo and Delhi punch above their weight in translating successful startups into subsequent… Continue reading Global Startup Ecosystem
1. Just 7 strategies cover every consumer apps’ early growth. 2. Most startups found their early users from just a single strategy. 3. The most popular strategies involve going to users directly — online, offline and through friends. 4. To execute any of these strategies, it is important to first narrowly define the target users. 5. The tactics to get your first… Continue reading How the biggest consumer apps got their first 1,000 users
Private investors had funded at least 52 quantum-technology companies globally since 2012, many of them are from university departments.
By the year 2023, it is estimated that MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) digital lending may increase 10-15 times to arrive at INR 6-7 Lakh Crore ($80-100 billion) worth of annual disbursements, creating a window for traditional lenders to go digital. With the growth of API based data distribution patterns and the technical know-how… Continue reading Digital Lending: A $1 Trillion opportunity for India
Y Combinator is typically a 2-3 month programme where startup founders get to interact with industry experts as well as other founders and investors while building their business.
Focused on Deep tech and the associated use-cases. India can utilize massive data since the associated demographics is supportive. India needs to create data sets, in healthcare, education as it’s the key to creating innovative solutions. 10,000 startups which Meity envisages to create would be easy to create if the government provided the datasets through which startups can be built.