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

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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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

Edtech platform Unacademy announces ESOP buyback

Om Athavale

In an uncharacteristic move, four-year old Bengaluru-based edtech platform Unacademy has announced plans to buy back around 30% ....

15 July, 2019

Tech startup funding slides under $1 bn in June even as later stage deals dominate

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Investments in technology startups fell short of a billion-dollar mark in June even as the bull-run witnessed in May for late ....

3 July, 2019

Funding roundup: Curefit tops the chart as deal value breaches $350 mn again

Kavya Kothiyal

Startup funding activity in the last week of June was almost a mirror image of the week before, with a couple of high-value deals ....

28 June, 2019
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Steadview Capital joins Unacademy’s investor pool in $50-mn funding round

Binu Paul

Online learning platform Unacademy has raised $50 million (Rs 346 crore at the current exchange rate) in a Series D funding round ....

26 June, 2019

Paytm may buy Coverfox; new startup fund rolled out; Unacademy likely to raise $55 mn: Reports

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Digital payments unicorn Paytm is in advanced talks to acquire Mumbai-based Coverfox Insurance Broking Pvt. Ltd, which runs an ....

3 June, 2019

Udemy appoints top OLX executive as India managing director

Payal Ganguly

Online learning marketplace Udemy has appointed the former chief operating officer at classifieds portal OLX, Irwin Anand, as ....

23 April, 2019

Ed-tech startup WhiteHat Jr raises seed capital from Nexus, Omidyar

Kavya Kothiyal

Mumbai-based education technology startup WhiteHat Jr on Tuesday said it has raised $1.3 million (Rs 9 crore as per current exchange ....

16 April, 2019
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Dream11 joins unicorn bandwagon amid dealmaking flurry in fintech this week

Kavya Kothiyal

Startups in the financial technology segment were the flavour of the week even as Dream11 hogged the limelight for becoming the ....

12 April, 2019

Exclusive: Flipkart’s Kalyan Krishnamurthy invests more in ed-tech firm Unacademy

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

E-commerce giant Flipkart’s chief executive officer Kalyan Krishnamurthy has topped up his investment in online learning ....

10 April, 2019

Online education marketplace Udemy sets up Gurugram office to deepen India operations

Binu Paul

Online learning marketplace Udemy, Inc. has established an employee hub in Gurugram as the San Francisco-headquartered firm looks ....

18 March, 2019

Gamified learning startup PlanetSpark raises funding from FIITJEE

Payal Ganguly

PlanetSpark, a Gurugram based gamified learning solutions startup, has raised Rs 1.6 crore from FIITJEE Ltd, the test preparation ....

11 December, 2018

Exclusive: Video-based test prep platform Career Anna raises pre-Series A funding

Binu Paul

Gurugram-based online learning platform Career Anna, which provides video-based test preparation and certification courses, has ....

30 November, 2018

Unacademy acquires online education and career portal WiFiStudy

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates online learning platform Unacademy, has acquired Jaipur-based ....

26 October, 2018

Why ed-tech startups have a lot to learn before scaling new highs

Kavya Kothiyal

Customer demand and the success stories of firms such as Byju’s, Toppr and Embibe, to name a few, have made investors ‘cautiously ....

27 August, 2018

Ed-tech startup Unacademy gets $21 mn from venture capital investors

Anand J

Online learning platform Unacademy has raised $21 million (Rs 144 crore) from existing investors Sequoia Capital, Nexus Venture ....

17 July, 2018

Exclusive: Live learning platform NeoStencil raises $1 mn in investment

Disha Sharma

Ed-tech startup NeoStencil India Pvt. Ltd has raised $1 million (Rs 6.67 crore) in a funding round led by media house Times Group's ....

27 February, 2017

Exam prep startup Unacademy raises $4.5 mn in Series A funding

Disha Sharma

Online learning platform Unacademy, run by Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt. Ltd., has raised $4.5 million (Rs 30 crore) in Series ....

13 January, 2017

Ed-tech startup XSEED raises $10 mn Series B funding from Verlinvest

Debjyoti Roy

Singapore- and Bangalore-based ed-tech startup XSEED Education has secured over $10 million (around Rs 67.5 crore) in its Series ....

12 December, 2016