Indian Startup Unicorns: 5 IITs Lead with 80 Out of 111


IIT Delhi - 23 

IIT Delhi leads the pack with 23 unicorns, including prominent companies like Flipkart, Zomato, Meesho, and Delhivery. The entrepreneurial spirit at IIT Delhi has paved the way for numerous successful startups, significantly impacting various industries.


IIT Bombay - 18 

IIT Bombay follows with 18 unicorns, such as NoBroker, Groww, Blinkit, and Vedantu. The innovation and drive of IIT Bombay graduates have created influential startups that continue to shape the business landscape.


IIT Kanpur - 16 

IIT Kanpur has produced 16 unicorns, including Cult.Fit, Urban Company, Ixigo, Sharechat, and Moglix. The institute's focus on technology and entrepreneurship has fostered a vibrant startup culture.


IIT Madras - 13

IIT Madras boasts 13 unicorns, such as Swiggy, Mindtree, Infosys, and OfBusiness. Known for its strong engineering programs, IIT Madras has cultivated talent that excels in both technology and business.


IIT Roorkee - 10

IIT Roorkee has 10 unicorns to its name, including Razorpay, Dunzo, Classplus, and Spinny. The institute's emphasis on practical skills and innovation has led to the creation of successful and impactful startups.

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