Bengaluru: BJP MP Tejasvi Surya on the occasion of National Startup Day said that Bengaluru is transforming India as “one of the world’s favourite startup destinations” as it’s home to “40% of India’s unicorns and soonicorns”.
Surya, who is the Lok Sabha MP for Bengaluru South, added that he is proud to represent a city that is culturally rooted and technologically advanced.
Taking to Twitter, Surya said, “India is currently the third-largest startup ecosystem in the world housing 82 unicorns. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will usher in the golden era of Indian startups in the coming days and make India the global hub for startups,” Surya tweeted. While calling Bengaluru one of the world’s favourite startup destinations, the BJP MP said the Bengaluru is home to 40 per cent of India’s Unicorns and Soonicorns.”
“Leading India’s startup success story is my city of Bengaluru. Home to 40 per cent of India’s Unicorns and Soonicorns, Bengaluru is transforming the nation as one of the world’s favourite startup destinations,” he tweeted. “In 2021, despite the pandemic, Bengaluru topped India’s startup funding across sectors. From FinTech to DeepTech, it has become synonymous with innovation and investments. Proud to represent a city that is so culturally rooted and technologically advanced,” he added.