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May 31 10 tweets 3 min read
The numbers are in! Here’s a quick recap of some of the hottest startups that released their financials in the month of May ➡️

Some key highlights:

🔶 Zomato’s PAT stood at INR 351 Cr in FY24 as against a loss of INR 971 Cr in FY23.

A thread🧵: (1/10) Image (2/10) Image
May 7 4 tweets 1 min read
Incred Alternative Investments, the alternative asset management unit of InCred Capital, has marked the first close of its maiden private equity fund.

A thread🧵: (1/4) Launched late last year, InCred Growth Partners Fund – I (IGPF – I) has garnered capital commitments of over INR 330 Cr in the first close, with a target of final close at INR 500 Cr.

Nov 5, 2023 4 tweets 1 min read
After nearly a decade in India, food delivery is finally a profitable business. But it’s not just Zomato — Swiggy, too, is close to cracking profitability.

Zomato’s second consecutive profitable quarter shows that the company in particular has figured it out.

A thread: (1/4) The Deepinder Goyal-led company capitalised on the revenue momentum in FY24 and seems poised to become a profit-making machine based on what we have seen this year.

Nov 21, 2022 7 tweets 3 min read
General Partners (GP) are the showrunners of a #VC firm. If they perform well, they can make big money. But if they lose, their career is over.

A 🧵on how do VCs make money… #VCs make money in 2 ways:

1️⃣ Management Fee - typically 2% per annum of the total corpus across the fund lifecycle (10 years)

2️⃣ Carry - usually 20% of the profits generated after returning the initial capital of the investors

Let’s take the recent example of #IndiaQuotient👇
May 3, 2022 6 tweets 6 min read
.@CCI_India has reportedly made a change in its interpretation of the ‘relevant market’, leading to several digital platforms facing #antitrust probes.

1/n… The development comes at a time when a lot of tech companies are under the antitrust body’s scanner🔍

👉 #Amazon, #Flipkart, #Google, #Zomato, #Swiggy, #Apple and more

@CCI_India @akgupta_cci
May 3, 2022 5 tweets 5 min read
.@Google has said that the tech giant will remain committed to accelerating growth in India’s digital ecosystem. 📈

@GoogleIndia @sundarpichai The tech giant has been investing in India’s digital ecosystem with the help of the #Google for India Digitisation Fund, investing a total of upwards of $5 Bn in @reliancejio and @airtelindia. 💰
May 3, 2022 5 tweets 4 min read
Compliance Report - #Whatsapp | WhatsApp banned 18,05,000 Indian accounts during March 1-to March 31, 2022 period, as per its tenth compliance report.

👉 The platform received 597 grievances in March, including 407 ban appeals.

Read more:… Compliance Report - #Meta

- Meta-owned Facebook took action against 21.58 Mn pieces of content on the platform in March.

👉 Of these content, 14.9 Mn pieces were spam, followed by violent and graphic content at 2.5 Mn pieces.

Read more:…
May 2, 2022 9 tweets 11 min read
🎉India’s 100 #UnicornStartups – Today Marks A New Milestone For India’s Startup Economy 🚀

#DigitalIndiaShining #100Unicorns 🦄

1/n Bengaluru-based #neobanking startup @BankWithOpen became the country’s 100th unicorn after raising $50 Mn from IIFL

@openwithanish @MabelChacko @deenajacob16

#100Unicorns 🦄

May 1, 2022 6 tweets 7 min read
The Indian #cleantech startups have come up with new ideas to power existing clean energy technology and are doing their bit to save the environment in their own ways. 🌎

From startups dealing with rooftop #solarenergy or those focusing on bio-methanation technology to those providing solutions to clean and purify air and water...

Feb 11, 2022 11 tweets 8 min read
How Ex Twitter India Chief Is Reimagining #Education In A Virtual World

Lets understand in this #thread ⬇️

@tanaypratap @manishm @invactHQ | #Metaverse #web3 #edtech 👉 Former Twitter India CEO Manish Maheshwari and Tanay Pratap, a former senior software engineer at Microsoft, recently launched Invact Metaversity (@invactHQ), offering an immersive campus experience to students.

@manishm @tanaypratap
Feb 11, 2022 5 tweets 4 min read
🦄Indian Startups That Entered The Unicorn Club In 2022!

The year 2022 has continued right off the bat from the record-breaking 2021 which saw 42 unicorns 🚀

🦄 #UnicornsOf2022 👇

Keep an eye on this #thread as we'll keep updating it as more unicorns are added to the list. While January saw the entry of four startups in the unicorn club - @fractalai , @leadschoolindia, @thedarwinbox, @DealShareIndia

February has seen three startups achieve the billion-dollar valuation - @elastic_run, @livspace, @XpressBees_IN

#UnicornsOf2022 🦄
Feb 11, 2022 5 tweets 5 min read
Influencer Marketing Startup @kofluence Bags $4 Mn From @kunalb11, @karanjohar and other individual investors.

@riteshujjwal @SreeramVanga | @apoorvamehta18, @Sujeet_fk, @aprameya, @UpsparksIN… The startup will use the funding to scale up expansion and accelerate hiring across multiple domains.

Feb 10, 2022 11 tweets 16 min read
Amid the startup craze, celebrity couple– actress @AnushkaSharma and cricketer @imVkohli, have invested in plant-based meat startup @bluetribefoods.

#plantbasedmeat #viratkohli #anushkasharma

1/ #thread 👇… 2/ This is not their first bet in the startup ecosystem.
The duo have together invested in fintech unicorn Digit Insurance (@heydigit)

@imVkohli @AnushkaSharma
Feb 9, 2022 4 tweets 4 min read
.@xto10x has raised $25 Mn in its Series A round led by its cofounder @binnybansal and 28 founders and senior leaders from the startup ecosystem in India and Southeast Asia.… 2/ The funds will be used to ramp up its learning programs, software tools and operating capabilities.

@xto10x #funding
Feb 9, 2022 9 tweets 14 min read
In 2021, the country’s fintech startups raised around $8 Bn across 280 funding deals.

Overall Indian fintech market opportunity is estimated to be $1.3 Tn by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 31% during 2021-2025.

#Fintech #FintechStartups Lets take a look at the who's who of the Indian #Fintech Ecosystem's subsectors. 👇

Feb 9, 2022 13 tweets 11 min read
While VC/PE firms’ investment ideally comes into the picture when startups meet certain criteria.;
It is the #angelinvestors who support the startup founders in meeting the operational expenses during the formation years. 💸

#IndiasTopAngels 👇 Image 👉According to Inc42 data, over 950+ angel and individual investors participated in the startup funding.

We have collated a list of 32 most active #angelinvestors in India. ⬇️