Annual [2015-16] Indian Startup Funding Roundup

indian startup-dsim

Indian startups raised $8,703 million in FY 2015-16, according to DSIM Research. Around 1056 startups got funded in this FY [2015-16]. This year e-commerce has leveled with technology as the most favoured funding sector.

This Infographic from DSIM can give you all the information about FY 2015-16 Indian Startup funding (monthly).

[Q1 2015-16]: 207 deals! $1840 million disclosed funding plus millions of dollar undisclosed funding. Quarter 1 2015-16 saw 207 deals of startup funding in which Ola Cabs topped with highest amount of funding which approx. $400 million was followed by Quikr ($150 million) and Ecom Express ($137 million). Other startups that gathered most amount of funding included Foodpanda ($100 million), Delhivery ($85 million), Flipkart ($50 million) etc. The total funding for the month was counted to be more than $1840 million plus millions of amount as undisclosed funding.

[Q2 2015-16]: 284 deals! $4069 million disclosed funding plus millions of dollar undisclosed funding. Quarter 2 of FY 2015-16 saw 284 deals of startup funding in which Flipkart topped with highest amount of funding which approx. $700 million was followed by Paytm ($680 million) and Snapdeal ($500 million). Other startups that gathered most amount of funding included Ola Cabs ($225 million), Oyo Rooms ($100 million), Saavn ($100 million) etc. The total funding for the month was counted to be more than $4069 million plus millions of amount as undisclosed funding.

[Q3 2015-16]: 272 deals! $1460 million disclosed funding plus millions of dollar undisclosed funding. Quarter 3 of FY 2015-16 saw 272 deals of startup funding in which Ola Cabs topped with highest amount of funding which approx. $500 million was followed by Chillr ($70 million) and Netmeds ($50 million). Other startups that gathered most amount of funding included Fasoos ($30 million), Urban Clap ($25 million), Citrus Payment ($25 million) etc. The total funding for the month was counted to be more than $1460 million plus millions of amount as undisclosed funding.

[Q4 2016-17]: 293 deals! $1340 million disclosed funding plus millions of dollar undisclosed funding. Quarter 3 of FY 2015-16 saw 293 deals of startup funding in which Snapdeal topped with highest amount of funding which approx. $200 million was followed by MakeMyTrip ($180 million) and BigBasket ($150 million). Other startups that gathered most amount of funding included CarTrade ($145 million), Byju’s ($75 million), Hopscotch ($13 million) etc. The total funding for the month was counted to be more than $1460 million plus millions of amount as undisclosed funding.

infographic from dsim

Masters in
Digital Marketing
for professionals & job seekers
Learn how to market a business online just like experts & agencies do it.
Learn from real practitioners not just trainers.

Watch DSIM Trainees Celebrating Last Day of Batch

About the author

DSIM Team

DSIM Blog is created to help you to know all aspects of Digital Marketing ranging from basics of Digital Marketing to Advance Level Topics, Read our posts and feel free to reach our team for any queries.