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Decoding Nykaa’s IPO: Growth Potential, Risks & More, Report 2021
Nykaa, a digital native marketplace and D2C brand catering primarily to the beauty and personal care consumers in India, is the market leader of this segment among other new-age digital native brands/marketplaces such as Purplle, Sugar Cosmetics, Pureplay, Mamaearth and MyGlamm. This can be ascertained from the fact that Nykaa has the highest revenue share (18.5%) in the total addressable market of online beauty and personal care in FY2020. Whereas all the mentioned peers are below 2%.
The fact that Nykaa is the market leader in the new-age online beauty and personal care market of India. It is important to understand its long term competitive position. For the same, Inc42 Plus has released— Decoding Nykaa’s IPO: Growth Potential, Risks & More, Report 2021
Indian Crypto Exchanges: App Landscape & Customer Perception Report, 2021
India is home to more than 350 blockchain startups. With the rise of the blockchain industry, cryptocurrencies, a major sub-segment, is also gaining traction. India stands second in worldwide crypto adoption, just behind Vietnam. Moreover, crypto has attracted the highest capital inflow during 2014-2021 among all blockchain sub-segments.
Due to the growing popularity of crypto, it is essential to know more about the trends, startups’ performance and the possible winner of the crypto race. That is exactly what we have done in our latest release — Indian Crypto Exchanges: App Landscape & Customer Perception Report, 2021.
Indian Tech Startup Funding Report Q3 2021
With an annual tally of 2021 startup funding estimated to reach $33.6 Bn. The Indian startup ecosystem is poised to make history this calendar year in terms of venture capital inflow. In the third quarter of 2021 (Q3 2021), Indian startups raised over $17.1 Bn, which is comfortably the highest amount raised in a given quarter in India ever since we began recording deals in 2014.
India’s Top 100 Startups Financial Performance Report, 2021
The latest release from Inc42 Plus — Decoding The Financials Of India’s Top 100 Startups, Report 2021 — provides an in-depth analysis of the top Indian startups’ financial performance over the last three years, including an index of most financially efficient startups in FY20, 42 fastest growing startups in terms of compounded annual revenue growth rate (CAGR) and an exclusive comparative analysis between Indian startups and traditional Indian companies during the Covid-19 pandemic.
As the IPO trend seems to prevail across the Indian startup ecosystem, the top layer of the ecosystem is moving towards operational efficiency on the macro level. This can be ascertained from the fact that the year-on-year rise in expenditure between FY19 and FY20 (+34%) was nearly half of the expenditure between FY18 and FY19 (+65%).
D2C Beauty And Personal Care Brands In India: Customer Perception Report, 2021
The beauty and personal care market is one of India’s fastest-growing segments, and the Covid-19 crisis has actually been an accelerant in many ways. The growth in this space has been driven by multiple factors such as a shift towards chemical-free and environment-friendly products, growing concerns over personal hygiene leading to high demand for wellness items and the rise of the direct-to-customer (D2C) model, resulting in agile and customised solutions.
The digital-first D2C companies have gained huge traction due to fast product access, safe online shopping and convenient doorstep delivery as the pandemic brought most offline businesses to a grinding halt. The reopening of physical retail has been painfully slow ever since, but ecommerce and digital-first D2C brands have continued to thrive for obvious reasons.
It is essential to understand customers’ perception of leading beauty and personal care brands in the D2C space and identify the critical stimuli behind purchasing decisions as these will catalyse the growth in this space. And that is exactly what we have done in our latest release — D2C Beauty & Personal Care In India: Customer Perception Report 2021.
Indian Tech Startup Funding Report H1 2021
We estimate the total capital inflow in Indian startups to be in the range of $19 Bn to $23 Bn range, estimated under usual and optimistic scenarios respectively. Similarly we estimate the deal count to be in the range of 1,152 to 1,212.
Fintech, enterprise tech and edtech startups are spearheading the 2021 bull run in Indian startup funding. The three sectors combined made 48% or 15 out of the total 31 mega funding deals ($100 Mn and above funding rounds) recorded in H1 2021. In addition to these three sectors, media & entertainment (fueled by gaming and social media), ecommerce (fueled by D2C consumer brands) and healthtech (fueled by the growing adoption of telemedicine and e pharmacy) are also gaining significant investor traction.
Navigating India's $1 Bn Online Gaming Market With Nazara Games, RummyBaazi & more
The online gaming market in India is having a moment. The industry, worth $543 Mn in 2016, grew by 17.3% to reach $1.027 Bn in 2020, an EY-All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) report says.
The sharp growth witnessed in this space is driven by affordable smartphones, improved internet connectivity, the rise of gaming content on various streaming platforms and the strong inclination of the youth towards digital entertainment. However, the Covid crisis has played a crucial role here since 2020. As outdoor activities were strictly restricted due to pandemic-induced lockdowns, online gaming emerged as a strong recreational impetus.
India also moved to the top spot in global mobile game downloads in the first nine months of 2020, with 7.3 Bn or 17% of worldwide downloads clocked during this period. Some of the most popular genres of the time were multiplayer action-adventure, sports, fantasy and skill-based games.
The rise in the number of gamers — 360 Mn in 2020 and is projected to grow to 510 Mn by 2022, according to the same report — further accelerated the potential of the online gaming industry.
The newfound traction saw many new players enter the segment to tap into this huge opportunity. At present, as many as 400 gaming startups are operating in India.
Among these, the most significant gaming platform is Nazara Technologies that launched its IPO in March 2021.
The industry recently came under the spotlight when the Karnataka Assembly passed a Bill to ban online games that include any form of betting or gambling. With the future of fantasy and online card games still uncertain as their status is fiercely debated as a game of chance versus a game of skill, the latest legislation further complicates the situation.
With so many developments happening across the industry, it is essential to focus any discussion not only on growth strategies and tech innovations but also on data security, regulatory hurdles and building a troll-proof community.
In a bid to address these issues and take a deep dive into the trends, opportunities and security challenges in the online gaming space, Inc42 hosted The Dialogue, powered by Onfido.
Set up in 2012, Onfido helps startups and enterprises conduct identity verification and streamline and speed up the onboarding experience for users through AI-powered processes. With the aim to create a more secure onboarding experience for businesses and users alike, Onfido partnered with Inc42 for this edition of The Dialogue.
The Dialogue: The Rise Of India’s Online Gaming Platforms
Moderated by Utkarsh Sinha, managing director of Bexley Advisors, the session hosted Sameer Barde, CEO, TORF; Sunit Warish, CEO, RummyBaazi, and Manish Agarwal, CEO of Nazara Technologies.
During the session, we focussed on:
- The factors driving startup growth and opportunities in 2021
- How the pandemic and the government’s measures to contain it became the biggest factors to drive the adoption and scale of the online gaming industry
- The viewpoint of the industry on the recent government Bills and the ban on real money gaming platforms
- The challenges and threats regarding user security on gaming platforms and how solutions from companies like Onfido are helping ensure a seamless and secure user onboarding process
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The Crypto Summit 2021 is India’s Largest Crypto & Blockchain Summit which is bringing 1,000+ crypto leaders, thinkers & investors under one virtual roof for a dialogue on India's Crypto Economy
The Crypto Summit will take place on 18th & 19th September, 2021
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No, there is no application fee. In fact, the top 10 startups will get a free pass for Inc42’s upcoming — The Crypto Summit, scheduled for 18th & 19th September.
Based on the founders' perseverance, the overall utility of network-based products, the need for product decentralisation and traction, we will select 10 startups that will pitch to the jury during The Crypto Summit. The startup:
- Shouldn’t have raised more than $1 Mn in funding or grant
- Shouldn’t be more than 3 years old
- Must have at least 1 Indian founder
- Founders must be involved with the project/startup full-time
BuidlersTribe is an incubator that takes founders/startups from idea/proof-of-concept/MVP stage and works with them to build companies.
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The top 10 startups will be announced in the 2nd week of September.
The pitch will take place during The Crypto Summit.