Tiger Global-led Investment Makes This Startup India’s Fastest Unicorn
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Two years old startup Supporting millions of blue-collar and gray-colored workers in India Learning new skills and finding a job has become the youngest company to join the coveted unicorn position in the world’s second-largest internet market. Apna has announced that it had raised $ 100 million in a round led by Tiger Global. The new round-Series C-valued Apna at $ 1.1 billion.
Owl Ventures, Insight Partners, Sequoia Capital India, Maverick Ventures, and GSV Ventures have also joined Apna’s third investment this year, a new round. Apna Equivalent to $ 570 million In the Series B round in June this year.
Investor excitement comes from Apna’s remarkable growth in recent months. The startup attracted over 16 million users on the Android app of the same name 15 months ago, up from 10 million in June of this year.
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