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India added 1,600 tech start-up, 12 unicorns in 2020: Nasscom report

Depending on headwinds, 2021 promises to be a positive year for Indian tech start-ups - marching steadily towards a trillion-dollar digital economy goal

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A Nasscom and Zinnov report says over 1,600 tech start-ups were added to the ecosystem last year with a record number of 12 new unicorns

Samreen Ahmed Bengaluru
As India moves towards becoming a digital economy, the technology start-up ecosystem continues to witness a significant growth trajectory on the back of rapid digitalisation and tech adoption.

A Nasscom and Zinnov report says over 1,600 tech start-ups were added to the ecosystem last year with a record number of 12 new unicorns – the highest ever added in a single calendar year. The Indian tech start-up base is witnessing a steady growth at a scale of 8-10 per cent yoy, according to the report titled Indian Tech Start-up Ecosystem – On the March to Trillion Dollar Digital Economy.

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First Published: Jan 07 2021 | 7:00 PM IST

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