Глобальный индекс экосистем стартапов 2022

2022 | StartupBlink View the Global Startup Map p. 116 The scarcity of high paying jobs, coupled with India’s infrastructural problems, are contributing to the entrepreneurial talent relocating overseas. Internet speed is low compared to most other countries, and power outages are frequent. The Indian government could take additional steps to improve this critical infrastructure and strengthen its startup ecosystem, as other countries in the region are growing fast. Startup India, the Government's flagship startup initiative, as well as Make in India signal the public sector’s commitment to building the startup infrastructure. The country is economically on the right path, and most of India’s successful startups and unicorns are focusing on the massive potential of the local market. However, for India to achieve a status of a global tech hub, its startups will have to focus more on regional and global markets. In recent years, the Indian startup scene has shifted the focus towards digital solutions and fintech, setting aside the previous ecommerce successes of unicorns like Flipkart and BigBasket. The US remains the biggest source of FDI for Indian startups, and investment is mainly flowing into fintech startups working on new models of banking, like neobanking. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a rise of venture capital for digital solutions in healthcare and education. Considering that India enjoys good ties with most of the world, we are optimistic about its chance to continue to grow and assume a bigger role in the global startup ecosystem. When considering India’s core advantage of an educated, young, English-speaking population, the country’s potential is immense. Early stage Median round: $0.5M Medium and late stage Median round: $13M Startups Funding Share