We have released our annual study on funding in Indian AI startups in 2021. The report analyses received funding by Indian start-ups in the AI & analytics landscape.
Some key insights are:
1. AI and analytics start-ups received $1,108 million in funding in 2021, the highest ever funding in seven years, with a year-over-year growth rate of 32.5 percent.
2. The growth in Conversational AI+NLP led start-ups were close to 250% from the previous year.
3. Five start-ups received funding above $50 M
n in 2021.
4. Bangalore continued to be the favourite destination for start-up funding in India, with more than 60% share in the market. However, start-ups from tier 2 and tier 3 cities also saw considerable funding growth.
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