Business With easy money around, tech entrepreneurs turn risk-averse Updated : August 19, 2019 01:22 PM IST The country added 1,200 new technology startups in 2018 as against 1,000 in 2017, and the momentum has not dipped in the first half of 2019. The funding in the Indian tech startups hit $5.85 billion in the first half of 2019, according to DataLabs by Inc42. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.