Since January 2015, more than 1,000 Indian startup companies attracted funding from international investors, with private equity firms making up nearly 98 percent of new investment, according to data from Trak.in, a local business news and opinion company. Private equity firms - led by Alibaba, SoftBank, and Steadview Capital Management - invested a total of about $9.5 billion during the period. In contrast, data from TNW news indicates that in 2010, Indian startups brought in only $13 million in private equity and venture capital investment.
Note: In many cases, the funding amount is not disclosed. All amounts are converted into USD (rupee conversion at the date of news) for uniformity.
Reinventing Dharavi: An Ideas Competition’ is about generating essentially new ideas, concepts and interventions for integration of urban uses – affordable housing, livelihoods, health and sanitation, recreation, education, urban design and urban planning, social and cultural activities, environment, governance, economics, amongst others in a sustainable manner. Dharavi is well-established as one of the world's most significant communities requiring a critical re-imagination for a better future. We seek to revisit Dharavi through adaptable and multidisciplinary approaches. Furthermore, the competition aims at exploring strategies for...
Key Findings: 1) The literacy rate for India in 2011 has increased to 64.83 % from 74.04 % returned in the 2001 Census. Among the males, 82.14% are literates whereas among the females the rate is 65.46%. 2) The provisional population of India at 00.00 Hrs. of 1st March 2011 is 1,21,01,93,422 comprising of 62,37,24,248 males and 58,64,69,174 females. The Population of Tamil Nadu at the same reference date and time stood at 7,21,38,958 comprising of 3,61,58,871 males and 3,59,80,087 females. 3) The population of Uttar Pradesh is ranks 1 among the States/UTs.
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