India Sentiment Outlook Survey 2021



A survey report on the Indian startup founders and investor landscape, Covid-19's sentiments on fundraising, and what’s the outlook on the future.


This report observes how founders are looking at business outlook, and investors are looking at investments in short term while India is going through the second wave. This research note has survey findings and 100X.VC research view that focuses on how investors in general are reshaping their startup investment thesis given the impact of the coronavirus contagion, and how that affects entrepreneurs.


Key Hightlights


1. 47% of the startup founders said that they were experiencing growth at present.

2. Nearly two-thirds of the founders (65%) expected seed-stage funding by angel investors to increase in 2021.

3. Angel investors and individual investors (34%) topped the charts in terms of source of funding.

4. 67% of all surveyed founders believed that iSAFE was useful and a founder-friendly instrument.

5. 70% of Investors said that they were seeing business growth whereas 23% expected it in the coming few months.

6. 68% were also asking their portfolio companies to be more aggressive while 30% were prompting them to maintain the status quo.


India Sentiment Outlook Survey 2020



A survey report on the Indian startup founders and investor landscape, Covid-19's sentiments on fundraising, and what’s the outlook on the future.


This report observes how founders are looking at business outlook, and investors are looking at investments in short term while India is going through the pandemic-induced lockdown. This research note has survey findings and 100X.VC research view that focuses on how investors in general are reshaping their startup investment thesis given the impact of the coronavirus contagion, and how that affects entrepreneurs.