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Indian Startups InCred and Revfin Secure $90 Mn Funding in the Past Week

A Slight Dip in Funding: What the Numbers Say

In the final days leading up to the close of 2023, the Indian startup ecosystem experienced a notable shift. Between December 25 and 30, startups collectively amassed $90 Mn, marking a significant 63% decline from the previous week’s $349 Mn across 25 deals. This comes after three consecutive weeks of blockbuster funding.

Unicorns and Major Deals: The Highlights

While there wasn’t a standout mega deal this week, fintech was the star of the show. Notably, InCred, a fintech startup, clinched a remarkable $60 Mn, propelling its valuation beyond the billion-dollar mark.

Funding Galore: Key Deals of the Week

DateNameSectorFunding Round SizeLead Investor
25 Dec 2023InCredFintech$60 MnRanjan Pai
26 Dec 2023RevfinFintech$14 MnOmidyar Network

 

The Fintech Surge: A Closer Look

In the wake of InCred’s success, the fintech domain shone brightly. Not only did it secure $74.4 Mn in total funding, but it also dominated the week with three significant deals. Furthermore, EvolveX by We Founder Circle stood out as the most active investor, having a stake in three deals.


Other Noteworthy Events

  • Drone Innovations: DroneAcharya Aerial Innovations made waves by acquiring a 51% stake in PYI Technologies Pvt Ltd, a Pune-based startup specializing in diverse drone technologies.
  • Marketplace Moves: FirstCry’s parent company, BrainBees Solutions Limited, is gearing up to raise INR 1,816 Cr through fresh share issues, as indicated by their draft red herring prospectus (DRHP).
  • Financial Talks: Discussions are underway between DMI Finance, Aditya Birla Finance, and Bengaluru-based fintech startup ZestMoney, hinting at potential collaborations.
  • Edtech Aspirations: BYJU’S, a prominent edtech startup, is on the lookout for a substantial $300 Mn investment.

Conclusion

As 2023 winds down, the Indian startup landscape continues to display resilience and adaptability. While the funding figures may fluctuate, the spirit of innovation remains unwavering.


References:inc42.com

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