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IVCA Awards 2021 expands ambit, recognises Outstanding Action in Healthcare, Gender Diversity, Inclusive India

NATIONAL : Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA) touched a new milestone this year by expanding the ambit of its much-coveted annual IVCA PE-VC Awards. While the idea behind initiating the PE-VC awards has been to showcase the stakeholders, government and the country as a whole and bring larger community focus on the industry by recognizing their achievements, this year, IVCA, focussed on recognising funds who have been creating jobs through their investments, promoting outstanding action for better Healthcare and Gender Diversity, and championed an Inclusive India investment

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The Great Edtech Un-Lockdown – Startups Attracted More Than US$ 2 Billion Funding This Year: IVCA-PGA Labs Report

NATIONAL : Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA) and PGA Labs, the market intelligence business of Praxis Global Alliance have prepared a report on ‘The Great Un-Lockdown: Indian Edtech’. The report is an analysis of the current education landscape in India, disruptions by startups and investment activity in Education Tech, and uncovering opportunities for the next potential EdTech unicorn

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Micro VCs are blooming in India, increased to 88 funds in 2020 from 29 in 2014: IVCA-AWS-Praxis Report

NATIONAL : Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have co-authored a report with Praxis Global Alliance on Micro VCs, defined here as fund size below US$ 30M. This is the first ever initiative in the Indian Startup-VC Ecosystem to especially capture the Micro VC segment

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PE/VC emerges as a new alternate asset class in India growing at a CAGR of 19% over the past decade: IVCA-EY report

As per IVCA-EY latest report, “PE/VC Agenda: India Trend Book”, 2011-2020 saw the Indian PE/VC industry come of age and into the mainstream. The cumulative value of PE/VC investments between 2011-2020 totaled US$ 232.4 billion which is more than twice the value recorded in the preceding decade. This decade also saw many structural shifts in the Indian PE/VC industry including changes in the investor mix, deal type, deal size, and sectors.

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Indian e-commerce sector poised to define the next decade of consumerization: EY-IVCA India Trend Book 2021

NATIONAL : Indian e-commerce and consumer internet companies are deepening their impact across most sectors from agriculture to health and education with the right intervention of innovative technologies to bring in much needed democratization and efficiencies. The past five years have seen the expansion in the breadth of services available at our fingertips providing greater convenience and access, according to the recent EY-IVCA India Trend Book 2021 on E-commerce and consumer internet sector.

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India Venture Capital Investments Remained Strong, Reaching $10 Billion In 2020, Despite The Pandemic

NATIONAL : Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, India witnessed continued momentum in venture capital (VC) money flows with total deal value reaching $ 10 billion in 2020, the highest across all years barring 2019, according to Bain & Company’s India Venture Capital Report 2021. India maintained its robust position among the top five startup ecosystems globally, with 7000 new start-ups founded in 2020 along with the emergence of 12 new unicorns to take India’s unicorn tribe to 37

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