Internet Startups IPO: Many companies in the Indian Internet sector can be listed. These include food-delivery and insurance startups from e-commerce.
Many companies in the Indian internet sector can be listed. These include food-delivery and insurance startups from e-commerce. The collective valuation of these start-up companies will reach $180 billion by 2025, according to a report by HSBC Global Research on the Internet of India.
The report says that as the level and maturity of the Indian Internet economy increases, more value is gained and investment opportunities are emerging. Over the last five years, India has invested $60 billion in Internet startups. In 2020 alone, $12 billion has been invested in it. The report says that by 2025, the market valuation of Internet start-up companies (FinTech) will reach $180 billion.
There are currently 42 UNICORN startups in India that may register for an IPO soon. In the near future, there is a good chance that UNICORN startups will open their doors for retail investors.
Many UNICORN startups like Paytm, OYO Rooms, BYJU’s, Swiggy, Zomato, Udaan, and Zerodha are expected to hit the primary market in the next one or two years. Retail investors should get information about these companies from now on.
42 start-ups valued at over 1 billion
Many startups ranging from food-delivery to e-commerce and insurance are now close to listing, the report said. HSBC reports that there are 42 start-ups in India valued at more than $1 billion. At the same time there are 45 start-up companies that have the potential to join the Unicorn (valued at over $1 billion) club soon. The report says the fastest growing e-commerce startups are moving forward. Their market valuation is projected to reach $67 billion by 2025, up from $31 billion in 2019.
Ed-tech is the second largest investment sector with market size of USD 48 billion by 2025. The most appealing thing is that Ed-tech is the most lucrative business as well as the corner market so far, which has now become the center of attraction. Due to this many startups are coming into this sector. Startups like BIJUS, UNACADEMY are now ranked as UNICORN startups as well as contenders for IPOs in the near future.
Amazon and Flipkart capture 80 percent of the business
Today Amazon and Flipkart occupy 80 percent, but the picture could change soon, the report said. Reliance Jio is emerging as a big competitor. According to the report, 48 percent of retail spending in India is on groceries. The figure is 15 percent in China and 10 percent in the United States.