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Pandemic effect: Fading or going strong?

Fintech, Edtech, Healthtech- most trends that got people through the pandemic have lost their charm. WFH, however, continues to win hands down among employees

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Nivedita Mookerji
The unicorn-cockroach life cycle of a start-up may have been unthinkable till some time ago, but not any longer. An entrepreneur, who came into prominence recently for likening a start-up’s survival mantra to a cockroach in the midst of a funding winter, may have been thinking fintech, edtech, healthtech or whatever else powered by tech that had attained a godly status during the pandemic. Tessa Wijaya, co-founder of the Jakarta-based digital payments unicorn, Xendit, said at a tech event in Singapore that “it’s cockroach time, do whatever it takes to survive.” She’s sure to have many backers as the entire
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First Published: Oct 18 2022 | 10:20 PM IST

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