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Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director, Reliance Industries; Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO, Facebook; image credit: BCCL and Getty Images
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There are two kinds of deals that happen during a crisis. First, the distressed ones. There’s going to be a lot of that as the current crisis unfolds further and some companies, good ones included, unable to extend their runways, fold up and look for exits. Second, the strategic ones, which are planned for growth and crafted for scale. The
be asked. Last, but not the least, both the companies have been active investors in the ecosystem. Will this also create a new Softbank equivalent for startup investment? That’s a bigger question we are waiting to analyse. ( Research support by Rochelle Britto) ( Graphics by Sadhana Saxena, Abdul Shafiq and Mohammad Arshad)
There are two kinds of deals that happen during a crisis. First, the distressed ones. There’s going to be a lot of that as the current crisis unfolds further and some companies, good ones included, unable to extend their runways, fold up and look for exits. Second, the strategic ones, which are planned for growth and crafted for scale. The be asked. Last, but not the least, both the companies have been active investors in the ecosystem. Will this also create a new Softbank equivalent for startup investment? That’s a bigger question we are waiting to analyse. ( Research support by Rochelle Britto) ( Graphics by Sadhana Saxena, Abdul Shafiq and Mohammad Arshad)

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