ObserveNow Startup Weekly

If you like to keep a track of what is happening in and around the start-up markets around the globe. ObserveNow has you covered. In this special weekly report we will bring to you news about startups, VC funds across India and the world. 

As per the data reports from Pitch Book, a company that gives data and research covering private capital markets. Following are the top stories of the week. 

 

·      In 2019, VCs have invested $62 billion in U.S. start-ups. This puts investors on pace to dole out more than $120 billion this year, surpassing last year’s all-time high of $117 billion.

·      Around the world, VCs have invested a total of $104 billion in 2019. Last year, investment soared to $251 billion. 

·      Companies founded solely by women have secured a record 3% of the total capital invested in VC-backed start-ups in the U.S. this year

·     Out of roughly 300 VC deals for companies led solely by women, four of those businesses have reached unicorn status so far this year. 

·      Food delivery start-up Zomato has hinted towards launching a home-made food delivery service. 

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