Indian Startup Funding Report [Q2] : 93 deals. NCR Leads Seed Round. Sequoia Most Active

The Q2 2014 saw 93 deals & the fund raised was INR 97738 million. The most active Investors are Sequoia (8), Tiger (6), Kalaari (5), Nexus (5), Accel (4), Matrix (4) & Blume (3).

Indian startups have managed to raise massive round in the last 6 months and what’s interesting is the growth in segments like logistics, healthcare and education (apart from regular growth in mobile/Internet and Enterprise startup funding).

Indian Startup Funding Report : Q2, 2014

The graph below is without taking into account Flipkart’s $1 billion funding as then the graph would  become very skewed towards Ecommerce.

Funds raised per Sector
Funds raised per Sector

A total of 93 deals were made in Q3 2014 & the cities with maximum deals are below. Bangalore saw 25 deals i.e. the maximum for a city but seed rounds were led by NCR region.

This is a harbinger to where the next big deals will be. Bangalore Or NCR?

Cities Vs. No of Funding rounds
Cities Vs. No of Funding rounds

Indian Startup Funding Report : Sector Vs. City Data

A look at different startup clusters and it’s quite amazing how few industry sectors are skewed towards a certain geography (for e.g. logistics = NCR).

City Vs. No of deals in each Sector
City Vs. No of deals in each Sector

Indian Startup Funding Report : City wise Funding Data

Bangalore has the lion’s share in funding mostly because of the Flipkart deal (Flipkart’s $1Bn round itself is 61% of the total amount of funds raised in 2014 Q2!).

Funds Raised Vs City
Funds Raised Vs City

Indian Startup Funding Report : Sector Vs. Series Rounds

Investors are investing in technology enabled sectors and we certainly hope that more Series A / B happens in media and entertainment sector.

Funding Round : Sectorial Data
Funding Round : Sectorial Data

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