Investors mark down 'unicorn' tag for start-ups, chase real deal

Entrepreneurs, however, also need to realise that down-rounds are not much of a deal

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Shivani Shinde Mumbai

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Brand ‘unicorn’ is experiencing some rough weather after crossing the century-mark last year. With 2023 netting zero unicorns after a heady startup scene, investors are now getting real. Notional valuation,

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First Published: Jun 3 2023 | 0:01 AM IST

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