First, make a list of India’s best-known start-up names: from Zilingo, BharatPe and GoMechanic to Trell, ShareChat, CRED and even Zomato, Nykaa and Paytm.
Then, go talk to investors and make a separate list of India’s start-ups that somehow screwed them over.
Both lists will have many of the same names. Here is the untold story why.
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