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  • AUGUST 16, 2021

Zomato, Paytm vs Microsoft, Apple

India is fast emerging as the hotbed of tech unicorns. While Flipkart, Paytm, Zomato have been household names for long, as many as 16 startups acquired the unicorn status (billion dollar valuations) in 2021 alone.

It is heartening to see the startups being able to raise money in Indian equity markets rather than list overseas. Therefore, the Zomato IPO is no doubt a healthy sign for the Indian stock markets overall.

But should you simply assume that Zomato and Paytm are set to be the next Microsoft and Apple? Let me tell you.

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