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COVID-19 Startup Impact Report — Threats & Opportunities For The Indian Economy

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COVID-19 Startup Impact Report — Threats & Opportunities For The Indian Economy

Even as the number of COVID-19 cases in India and around the world touch new heights everyday, the countries remain under lockdown waiting for a vaccine for the deadly virus. The global economy is bracing for an impact far more severe than any recent epidemic such as SARS and MERS or even the global economic recession of 2008-10, with the United States, Italy, France and Iran being the worst-hit countries.

The special DataLabs report will help to provide the business world at large a perspective on the impact of the pandemic on different industries, the new opportunities which will be created and much more.

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COVID-19 Startup Impact Report — Threats & Opportunities For The Indian Economy

Quoted & Trusted By

The Economist
Business Insider
CB Insights
The Huffington Post
The Economic Times
Live Mint
The Times Of India
Startup India

Key Highlights

COVID-19 Startup Impact Report 2020 report enables anyone connected with the world of technology and business to dig in deeper into the impact of pandemic on the Indian startup ecosystem. Get a unique perspective on all the impacted sectors and see which trends and opportunities are emerging for technology companies in the post-Covid-19 world.


Surge in total business generated by startups between FY'18 and FY'19

$1.25 Bn

spent by top 50 startups on employee benefits in FY’19

$ 4.1 Bn

Funding secured by Indian startups across 208 deals in Q1 2020


decrease in mobility for retail spaces such as restaurants, cafes etc

Table Of Contents

  • Global Economic Impact Of The Pandemic
  • Impact On Employment In India
  • Investor Uncertainty Indicators
  • Government-Sponsored Economic Stimulus: India vs The World
  • Significance Of Startups In The Indian Economy
  • Indian Startup Funding Activity: Q1, 2020
  • The U Turn: Creative Destruction And The Advent Of New Age Economy
  • Sectors Witnessing A Boost
  • Customer Perception Analysis: India
  • Emerging Trends In The India Startup Ecosystem
  • The Worst Impacted Segments


The COVID-19 pandemic has infected more than 2.3 Mn people in over 200+ countries till April 19, 2020. Stock markets have continued to crash globally, and businesses are running on limited resources and supplies amid widespread fear and panic. Almost every sector is dealing with the burden of the crisis, with tech giants cancelling plans and forced to suspend operations in many geographies

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