Ananth Narayanan, Ronnie Screwvala join Lido Learning’s Series A round

Supriya Roy

Online classroom platform Lido Learning has raised $3 million in a Series A funding round from Ronnie Screwvala, promoter of education ....

12 November, 2019

Naukri parent commits fresh capital to Adda247, Terralytics Analysis

Supriya Roy

Info Edge, the New Delhi headquartered company that owns jobs platform Naukri.com, will invest in online test preparation platform ....

11 November, 2019
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Steadview-backed Unacademy widens FY19 losses to Rs 90 crore

Shashank Didmishe

Sorting Hat Technologies, the Bengaluru based company that owns test preparation platform Unacademy, reported a 300% jump in revenues ....

8 November, 2019

Test-prep platform Gradeup raises $7 mn from Times Internet

Binu Paul

Noida-based exam preparation platform Gradeup has raised $7 million in its Series A funding round from Times Internet (TIL), a ....

5 November, 2019

Sixth Sense Ventures founder Nikhil Vora invests in ENpower

Tanmay Tiwary

Mumbai-based ENpower, the business school for teens, has raised seed funding of over $374,000 from an investor consortium led ....

4 November, 2019

Tiger Global-backed tutorial platform Vedantu accused of massive data breach

Prajeet Nair

Bengaluru-based online tutorial platform Vedantu has been accused of a massive data breach running into 687,000 records. The allegation ....

1 November, 2019
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Edtech startup Leverage Edu launches university guidance platform Univalley

Payal Ganguly

Higher education and career growth platform Leverage Edu has announced the launch of its new business vertical Univalley. The ....

24 October, 2019

Unity Tech partners with Byju’s for gaming hackathon; OYO launches Japan operations

Tanmay Tiwary

Unity launches first gaming hackathon in India. OYO starts Japan operations with 100 hotels. Unity, Byju’s partner for ....

24 October, 2019

Deal Roundup: Tiger Global, Cars24 lead revival in tech startup funding

Supriya Roy

Funding activity in India’s technology startup market picked up pace in the third week of October, changing tracks from ....

18 October, 2019

Blume Ventures backs SaaS-based edtech startup Classplus

Binu Paul

Classplus, a Delhi-based startup that provides software solutions for coaching centres and tutors, has raised an undisclosed amount ....

18 October, 2019
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Hybrid education startup School of Accelerated Learning raises $300,000 from Astarc Ventures

Tanmay Tiwary

Hyderabad-based hybrid learning venture School of Accelerated Learning (SOAL) has raised $300,000 from early-stage venture capital ....

16 October, 2019

Nazara backs pre-school edtech startup Paper Boat Apps

Supriya Roy

Mumbai based gaming and digital sports media firm Nazara Technologies has invested $11.7 million in Paper Boat Apps, the holding ....

16 October, 2019

Byju’s revises employee stock option plan after four years

Shashank Didmishe

Education technology platform Byju’s has increased its employee stock option plan (ESOP) 2019 to 138,648 shares from ESOP ....

7 October, 2019

Former Google, Intuit execs back edtech startup AttainU

Supriya Roy

Bengaluru-based e-learning platform AttainU has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from former Google India head Shailesh ....

16 September, 2019

Listen: Zomato, Swiggy meet NRAI; Premji sells Wipro shares; AWS and edtech startups

Shweta Sharma & Payal Ganguly & Anirban Ghoshal

In this episode of TechThisWeek #TTW we talk about Zomato and Swiggy and their bid to find a middle ground with restaurant owners, ....

13 September, 2019

Listen: Pankaj Makkar and Pranjal Kumar on Bertelsmann’s long-term bet on Indian startups

Payal Ganguly

With a portfolio of 14 companies and limited partner interests in three venture capital funds, Bertelsmann India Investments (BII) ....

11 September, 2019

Omidyar, Nexus lead $10 mn Series A in edtech startup WhiteHat Jr

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based education technology startup WhiteHat Jr raised $10 million in a Series A funding round led by existing investors ....

10 September, 2019

EdStart to work with PEs, VCs, co-working spaces to drive value for edtech startups: Vincent Quah, AWS

Anirban Ghoshal

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Jeff Bezos led ecommerce giant Amazon’s cloud computing arm, is looking to tap into venture capital ....

9 September, 2019

Bertelsmann to fund 15k AI, cloud scholarships on edtech platform Udacity

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Germany-based media, services and education conglomerate Bertelsmann will fund 15,000 scholarships in artificial intelligence ....

6 September, 2019

Edtech platform Unacademy ropes in Karan Shroff as VP Marketing

Shweta Sharma

Bengaluru-based edtech platform Unacademy has hired Karan Shroff as vice president, marketing. Shroff will be responsible ....

6 September, 2019

Exfinity Ventures leads $5 mn Pre-Series A in edtech startup 3rdFlix

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Hyderabad-based edtech startup 3rdFlix, which offers visually-interactive educational content, has raised $5 million in a pre-Series ....

5 September, 2019