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From Swiggy to Ola, Indian star unicorns' valuations hit speed bump

Profitability has been the biggest challenge for unicorns. Swiggy reported 500 per cent jump in losses for financial year FY19 at Rs 2,346 crore against FY18, according to data platform Tofler.

Peerzada Abrar & Neha Alawadhi  |  Bengaluru & Delhi 

The valuations of unicorns such as Swiggy, Oyo, Paytm, and Ola have remained flat even after large fund-raising rounds. It seems the firms are focusing more on building robust unit economies and not following the growth-at-all-costs model, according to analysts and industry executives.

Food delivery platform Swiggy said on Wednesday it had raised $113 million as part of its Series-I funding. Swiggy’s valuation was around $3.3 billion when it raised its previous $1-billion funding in December 2018. According to Paper.vc's calculations, Swiggy's valuation after the latest ...

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First Published: Thu, February 20 2020. 22:49 IST
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