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
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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

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
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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

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
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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

Vocabulary learning startup VoLT gets seed funding

Disha Sharma

Ed-tech startup VoLT, run by Edutainment Spearheads Pvt. Ltd., has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from YMS Mobitech, ....

22 November, 2016

Exclusive: SaaS startup EPaathSala raises pre-Series A funding

Disha Sharma

EPaathSala, run by Bengaluru-based Kahan Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount in its pre-Series A round ....

18 October, 2016

Ed-tech startup Stoodnt gets funding from Google's Rajan Anandan

Debjyoti Roy

Stoodnt, an educational-technology firm which facilitates interaction between students and admission counsellors or educational ....

12 September, 2016