Indian startup ecosystem has grown more than 25 percent in last one year. We have seen more than thousand new tech startup added to the ecosystem along with a large number of acquisitions. Established startups are on an acquiring spree in order to grow their presence/seize a larger market share/withstand increasing competition. According to the reports the Indian Startup Ecosystem saw around 123 startup acquisitions in 2017. We brought you some of the biggest start acquisition in 2017.

startup acquisitions in 2017

Biggest Acquisition of 2017

#1 Indian E-commerce giant Flipkart acquired the Indian Operation of eBay in the month of April.

#2 Tech Giant Google acquired only four-month-old Indian startup named Halli Labs. This Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning based startup Google’s Next Billion Users team.

#3 Famous insurance software company Ebix acquired a digital media startup and online payment company Itzcash in 123 Million Dollars.

#4 Sokrati a social advertising company acquired by Dentsu in July 2017 in somewhere around 110-130 million dollars.

#5 India’s very own taxi aggregator Ola acquired the Indian operations of Foodpanda in the third quarter of 2017.

Check out the complete story here: Ola Acquired Foodpanda India

These were some of the biggest acquisition which made noise in 2017. So now let’s talk about some other important acquisitions happened in 2017.

Other Startup Acquisition of 2017

Acquired By Company Acquired Amount Date
Ebix Inc. Via.com $75M Nov-17
Bharti Airtel Ltd Seynse Technologies Pvt Ltd $15M Feb-17
FreshWorks Zarget $15-$18M
HomeLane CapriCoast $13M Nov-17
Coutloot Once Again Undisclosed Jan-17
OneLoyalCard Pocketin Undisclosed Feb-17
Byju’s Edurite Undisclosed Jul-17
Avendus Zodius Advisor Undisclosed Nov-17
Paytm Neabuy and Little Undisclosed Dec-17

 

Acquired By Company Acquired Amount Date
MonkeyBox 75 In A Box Undisclosed Nov-17
Freshdesk Pipemonk Undisclosed Feb-17
OMA Emirates MobiSwipe Undisclosed Nov-17
APUS Siftr Undisclosed Nov-17
Espacio The Tech Panda Undisclosed Jan-17
Golflan GolfGreedy Undisclosed Feb-17
Byju’s Vidyartha Undisclosed Jul-17
Zomato Runnr Undisclosed Nov-17
Swiggy 48East Undisclosed Dec-17

 

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