Indian startups creating new waves globally: Niti Aayog CEO

India has more than 61,000 startups and 81 unicorns, said Amitabh Kant, Niti Aayog CEO, at an event organized by FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO).

March 22, 2022

Women-owned businesses and enterprises play a prominent role in society, according to Kant.

Venture Capital and Private Equity firms are supporting women-led startups now, more than ever.

India is growing rapidly and has potential for growth in consumption, urbanization, digitisation and rising income levels.

With women-entrepreneurs leading the Indian economy, the world is looking at India favorably.

Indian startups are creating new waves globally with women-based entrepreneurs at the forefront, portraying the idea of an equal society, said Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Aayog at an event organized by FLO.

India has more than 61,000 startups and 81 unicorns, with women-owned businesses and enterprises playing a prominent role in society and will soon disrupt the Indian startup ecosystem, added Kant. 

The Niti Aayog CEO also said that venture capital and private equity firms were supporting women-led startups now, more than ever. According to him, India is growing rapidly and has potential for growth in consumption, urbanization, digitisation along rising income levels. 

With women-entrepreneurs leading the Indian economy, the world is looking at India quite favourably, concluded Kant. 

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