Indian Tech Startup Funding Report H1 2022

With 900 funding deals totalling $19 Bn in investment, the funding amount and deal count have reached an all-time high. However, the month-on-month inflow of both funding and the deal count is declining, with MoM growth rates of -4% and -8%, respectively.

In the first half of the past four years (2018 to 2021), fintech has been the most favoured sector (based on deal count) among the investors but after multiple negative signals — unsuccessful IPOs of Paytm and PolicyBazaar, stringent laws in terms of recurring payments and customer data storage & the crackdown on PPI licence based lending has made ecommerce the most favoured sector among Indian investor in H1 2022.

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Indian Tech Startup Funding Report H1 2022

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Key Highlights

$19 Bn

Total Capital Raised In H1 2022

$22 Mn

Average Ticket Size Of Investment


of Indian Investors Are Pessimistic About The Anticipated Economic Downturn


Funded Indian Startups In H1 2022 Had At least One Female Cofounder

Table Of Contents

  • Indian Startup Funding: Key Highlights [H1 2022]
  • State Of Indian Digital Economy
  • Indian Startup Economy: A Snapshot
  • Indian Startup Funding H1 2022
  • Funding Deals & Amounts
  • Average Ticket Size
  • Mega Deals
  • Biggest Funding Deals Of H1 2022
  • Funding Pyramid
  • Sectorwise Funding Trends
  • Top Startup Hubs
  • Seed Vs Growth Vs Late: Stagewise Funding Trends
  • Gender Diversity In The Indian Startup Ecosystem
  • Key Trends
  • Sectorwise Funding Trends
  • Fintech
  • Ecommerce
  • Consumer Services
  • Enterprise tech
  • Edtech
  • M&A Landscape & Trends
  • Unicorns Minted In H1 2022
  • Investor Participation Trends
  • Investor Type Breakdown
  • Top Investors Of H1 2022


As evident in the report, capital inflow and deal count across all funding stages have witnessed a major year-on-year surge. Seed stage (funding amount: +258%, deal count: +53%), growth stage (funding amount: +121%, deal count: +39%), late stage (funding amount: +61%, deal count: +28%). On the contrary the MoM growth rate for the same is — Seed stage (funding amount: -13%, deal count: -11%), growth stage (funding amount: -7%, deal count: -7%), late stage (funding amount: -12%, deal count: -8%).

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