Indian startups court Japan to fill funding gap, skirt China

India gate, New Delhi, India. Photo: Pixabay

Indian startups are stepping up efforts to tap Japan Inc. for investment as the coronavirus pandemic and souring ties with China squeeze the industry.

Much of India remains under lockdown as the country struggles to contain the coronavirus outbreak, while a recent law restricting Chinese investment into the country threatens to choke off a major source of funding.

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