Life lessons from Covidian era startups
- Many feel an economic downturn is the best time to start up. How do freshly minted Indian promoters fare?
- This flood of early-stage activity has prompted investors to pause and consider whether the factors boosting early-stage startups in sectors like education and health will sustain post pandemic.
BENGALURU : After India announced a nationwide lockdown in late March 2020, Siddharth Biyani, a Gurugram-based executive with online marketplace Snapdeal, went home to his family near Bhopal. There, Biyani found that many of his family members and acquaintances were struggling with online ordering, overwhelmed by the volume and variety of goods.