Startups bloom in 2015, attract highest investments!


The Indian startup ecosystem is all set to boom in the new year as well. After all, Indian startups have attracted the maximum investments from both domestic and foreign investors in 2015.

According to the information compiled by startup blog, investments worth $8.4 billion were made in new ventures, which include e-commerce platforms in 2015. Over 930 deals have been inked this year as compared to 304 deals worth USD 5 billion that took place in 2014.

Corporate tycoons such as Ratan Tata and N R Narayana Murthy as also marquee global investors like Alibaba and Softbank have been key investors in the startups.

With huge investments made in the new ventures and high valuations, experts and investors expect a correction on the valuation side. The sectors that will see action include financial technology, healthcare and enterprise technology among others. Agriculture is also expected to attract funding.

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