Big Idea

Accelerating start-up discovery

Tracxn is the new kid on the block helping VCs track the dynamic start-up universe

Deepak G Pawar

There is a start-up boom underway. Each day, a few budding start-ups founded by enthusiastic young students and college graduates open shop. According to Nasscom data, more than 3,100 tech start-ups were registered by the end of 2014 and the number is expected to rise to 11,500 by 2020. Many of them will down shutters in some time, while a handful will go on to become behemoths in their niche space, backed by big investor money.