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

Naspers leads $30 mn Series C round for Brainly

Payal Ganguly

Peer-to-peer learning community Brainly has raised $30 million (Rs 207 crore at the current exchange rate) in a funding round ....

26 July, 2019
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Funding Roundup: Edtech, B2B platforms shine in a moderate week for startup funding

Om Athavale

Byju’s, the ed-tech unicorn owned by Bengaluru-based Think and Learn Private Limited, shored up the  startup funding ....

12 July, 2019

Exclusive: Edtech unicorn Byju’s to raise $150mn, valuation to cross $5bn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Edtech unicorn Byju’s, run by Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd, is raising another $150 million (Rs 1,035 crore at current rate) ....

9 July, 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

Byju’s ropes in former Disney country head to lead its international biz

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ed-tech unicorn Byju’s, owned by Think & Learn Pvt. Ltd, said it has appointed former Disney country head Abhishek Maheshwari ....

11 April, 2019
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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

Byju’s valuation crosses $5 bn with funding from General Atlantic, Tencent

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ed-tech unicorn Byju’s, owned by Think & Learn Pvt. Ltd, has raised $31.3 million (Rs 215 crore at current exchange ....

22 March, 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

Ed-tech unicorn Byju’s raises fresh funding at nearly $4 bn valuation

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ed-tech unicorn Byju’s, run by Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd, has raised $4.76 million (Rs 33.2 crore at current exchange rates) ....

11 March, 2019
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Ed-tech startup for pre-schoolers Bulbul raises funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Hyderabad- and US-based Bulbul Inc., which develops learning apps for pre-school kids, has raised Rs 3.5 crore ($500,000) in a ....

27 February, 2019

Byju’s buys AR-based learning platform Osmo for $120 mn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Weeks after securing more than half-a-billion dollars in fresh capital, ed-tech unicorn Byju’s has acquired US-based ....

16 January, 2019

Ed-tech firm Eruditus secures $40 mn in Series C round

Debjyoti Roy

Eruditus Learning Solutions Pte Ltd, which offers executive learning programmes globally, has raised $40 million (Rs 282 crore) ....

10 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: The best of TechCircle from the year gone by

Team TC

TechCircle devotes its focus to new-age startups and enterprise technology -- two niche genres in which the action comes thick ....

31 December, 2018

Ed-tech unicorn Byju's raises $540 mn led by Naspers

Binu Paul

Bengaluru-based Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd, which runs ed-tech startup Byju’s, has raised $540 million (Rs 3,855 crore at ....

17 December, 2018

Exclusive: Byju’s lines up another $100 mn in extended funding round

Anand J & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ed-tech unicorn Byju’s is in talks to raise another $100 million (around Rs 720 crore at current exchange rates) as part ....

12 December, 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

It's only August but 2018 is already the best year for Indian unicorns

Dearton Thomas Hector

More unicorns have emerged out of India in the first seven months of 2018 than in any previous year, as venture capital investors ....

10 August, 2018

Ed-tech startup Byju’s acquires Math Adventures to develop K3 product

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd, which operates digital ed-tech venture Byju’s, has bought math learning platform ....

24 July, 2018

Ed-tech startup Toppr raises venture debt from Alteria

Keshav Sunkara

Venture debt firm Alteria Capital Advisors LLP has invested Rs 15.5 crore ($2.3 million) in Mumbai-based ed-tech startup Toppr ....

10 May, 2018

We will more than double revenue this year, churn net profit: Byju Raveendran

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Byju Raveendran’s South Bangalore office at Koramangala is buzzing with activity. There is tight security on every floor ....

4 April, 2018