The demands include ironing out issues related to angel tax for startups and more regulatory clarity on emerging business models.
It will invest around $5 million across 8-10 startups in the next two years as it looks to co-create products that can be sold through its Eat.fit vertical.
Last June, the company had raised $19 million in its Series B funding round that was led by Accel Partners and Chiratae Ventures.
Zomato spent $500 million in 2018-19, a six times jump from $80 million in the previous year.
Oyo is currently doing a pilot of its first cloud kitchen under the Adrak brand.
The investment will give Airbnb access to a variety of franchised or leased hotels.
It is also looking at launching other wealth management products, including mutual funds.
This round, which saw the participation of existing investors Carlyle and Fosun, will see the valuation of the company shoot up to over $1.5 billion.
Chinese funds have become more active on the ground, engaging with the Indian ecosystem rather than just coming and scouting for deals.
The social media giant is learnt to be in early-stage talks with several content startups, including PopXo, for potential investments.