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India set to have 150 unicorns, $1 bn startup funding deals: Experts

Big tech companies such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft are also eyeing large strategic investments in Indian startups

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Startups | Startup funding | unicorn companies

Peerzada Abrar  |  Bengaluru 



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The coronavirus pandemic is also expected to accelerate big-ticket venture capital, private equity as well as consolidation related deals in unicorns

Mohanjit Jolly lost a good amount of weight during this pandemic as he walks about 20,000 steps (10 miles) every day in Silicon Valley in the US. What also helped in this transformation is that he started cooking and eating home-made food. Before the pandemic, a lot of travel and hopping from one hotel to another was a key aspect of the job for Jolly, partner at venture capital firm Iron Pillar. Jolly is also keeping a close tab on the huge transformation he is seeing in the Indian startup ecosystem. Prior to Iron Pillar, Jolly was a partner at American venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) for nine years, establishing their India operations. When he first moved to India in 2007, Jolly said he would get upset with entrepreneurs for not thinking big enough like creating $1 billion . A lot has changed since.

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First Published: Sun, February 21 2021. 15:54 IST

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