Google, Amazon, Paytm, and others are in a bare-knuckled fight to win India's next billion financial services consumers. These companies are launching apps and digital wallets, as well as creating partnerships and walled gardens to hurt competing products.
Startups in India's nascent edtech sector are tackling everything from tutoring and test prep to foreign language learning.
The venture capital funnel shows just how brutal the VC game is.
The most active corporate investor in the country was India's Times Group, followed by Qualcomm Ventures.
The $68B gorilla continues to expand globally in places like India and Brazil and is still chasing autonomous driving. However, it will have to stem its losses ahead of an eventual IPO, which may lead to rollbacks in contested regions like Southeast Asia.