India is currently the world's third-largest startup ecosystem and has 21 unicorns worth the US $ 73.2 billion. India's ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu said this at an event here. He has hoped that by 2022, more than 50 startups can join the Unicorn Club. Explain that unicorns are called startup companies that cost more than one billion dollars.
Sandhu said that entrepreneurship in India has grown rapidly. India was one of the top 50 innovative economies in 2020. He said that today India is the third-largest startup ecosystem in the world and there are 21 unicorns worth $ 73.2 billion.
According to some estimates, more than 50 Unicorn startups may join the Unicorn Club by 2022. Sunicorns refer to startups that have the potential to become unicorns. Sandhu was addressing a function of the Indian National Startup Awards-2020.
Sandhu said that according to a recent report, Indian startups have raised the US $ 9.3 billion by the middle of December this year. During the program, Sandhu said that Bengaluru, Mumbai and NCR have completely changed the face of modern India and these cities are known as renowned global startup hubs. Cities like Pune, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, and Kolkata can be counted as emerging startup hubs.