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The Driving Trends in Start-Ups


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Some emerging trends in the world of start-ups - investing and emerging areas of innovation - in India and brief overview of global trends.

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The Driving Trends in Start-Ups

  1. 1. The Driving Trends in Start-Ups
  2. 2. The Investment Magnets Start-Up Investment Sector Snapdeal USD 50 Million E-Commerce Caratlane USD 15 Million E-Commerce Scale Arc USD 12.5 Million Software/Big Data Yebhi USD 12.5 Million E-Commerce Baby Oye USD 12 Million E-Commerce Ivy Hospitals USD 12 Million Health Care Perfint USD 11 Million Medical Devices Zomato USD 10 Million Restaurant Listings Excellence4u USD 10 Million Skills Assessment Apalya USD 10 Million Mobile Video Streaming Grameen Koota USD 10 Million Micro-Finance Valyoo USD 9 Million E-Commerce My Dentist USD 9 Million Healthcare Hector Beverages USD 8 Million Energy Drinks Pepperfry USD 8 Million E-Commerce
  3. 3. • Early Stage continues to attract investments. – Reported 50% rise in investments over last year • The Hot-Sectors will be – E-Commerce (Vertical niches) – Retail services – Education – Health-care – Mobile Internet – Gaming • The Key Challenge – Right Strategy/Growth Aspiration – Series A Crunch Key Early Stage Trends
  4. 4. • It’s cheaper to do start-ups now…and doing start-ups seem to be the growing ‘normal’ thing to do • Not all ‘Great’ Founders have founded yet! • Deal Flow opening up (AngelList) • Expedited angel investments • VC’s need to change the model – investing in Series A and as much the start-up needs Global Start-up Trends
  5. 5. • Internet of Things • 3 D Printing • Nano-Technology Emerging Areas of Innovation
  6. 6. • Start-up Exchange – Based out of Netherlands – Will enable anyone to invest in start-up equities – India: SME Exchange • Crowd-Funding – Total amount expected to be raised in 2013: USD 5.1 Billion Emerging Ways of Funding
  7. 7. And this is just the beginning… Satish Kataria Managing Director – Catapooolt Advisor – DARE