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1. The Rise of SaaS in India
Software-as-a-service continues to accelerate around the globe as industries and businesses shift toward cloud-based environments. With digitization increasing year-over-year due to an increasingly hybrid world, SaaS startups founded in India have seen significant growth in recent years. Projected to be valued at $50 billion by 2030, India’s SaaS market has reached a critical inflection point as venture dollars deployed in the region reached $4.8 billion in 2021.
An excellent report put together by Bessemer Venture Partners. They cover the following key points:
The Rise of SaaS in India
India SaaS — why now?
Signals of traction in the India SaaS market
Insights and observations of India-based startups
Evaluating India SaaS businesses
India SaaS predictions
2. India registered 72,993 startups that created 7.68 lakh jobs in past six years
The 72,993 startups registered in India over the past six years generated about 7.68 lakh jobs over this period, the government informed Parliament on Wednesday.
Maharashtra pipped Delhi and Karnataka — touted as the startup capitals of India — to claim the top spot in terms of the number of startups created and subsequent employment generated over the past six years, according to the government’s data.
The data covers the period since January 2016, when the government launched its Startup India initiative.
Karnataka and Delhi were a distant second and third. The southern state registered 8,881 startups and 1.03 lakh jobs, while the national capital registered 8,636 startups and 87,643 jobs.
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