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  • Byju's set to buy edtech rival Toppr Technologies for $150 million: Report Feb 15, 2021 07:49 PM IST

    Byju's set to buy edtech rival Toppr Technologies for $150 million: Report

    Toppr has also been a key target for Byju's, which has been expanding aggressively in recent months.

  • Unacademy raises $50 million in secondary round from Tiger, Dragoneer, others Jan 13, 2021 06:20 PM IST

    Unacademy raises $50 million in secondary round from Tiger, Dragoneer, others

    The latest transaction follows the round in November when Tiger Global and Dragoneer Investment Group invested in the Unacademy Group at a valuation of $2 billion.

  • Why Byju’s may acquire Aakash Jan 13, 2021 01:12 PM IST

    Why Byju’s may acquire Aakash

  • Byju's to acquire Aakash Educational Services for $1 billion: Report Jan 12, 2021 10:42 PM IST

    Byju's to acquire Aakash Educational Services for $1 billion: Report

    The deal, one of the largest ed-tech acquisitions in the world, will be closed in the next two to three months.

  • Last week in startup funding | Byju's gets another $200 million, valuation touches $12 billion; Cars24, Cashfree, and others too raise funds Nov 28, 2020 11:37 AM IST

    Last week in startup funding | Byju's gets another $200 million, valuation touches $12 billion; Cars24, Cashfree, and others too raise funds

    Last week was abuzz with a lot of funding activity. From logistics to digital payments to edtech, many large sectors saw sizeable funding rounds. Moneycontrol looks at last week's funding rounds, armed with data from business intelligence platform Tracxn

  • Byju's international head Abhishek Maheshwari joins Aakash as CEO Nov 25, 2020 08:16 AM IST

    Byju's international head Abhishek Maheshwari joins Aakash as CEO

    Abhishek Maheshwari joined Byju's in July 2019, prior to which he was the India head of the Walt Disney Company.

  • Byju's likely to raise $200 million at $12 billion valuation: Report Nov 21, 2020 09:20 PM IST

    Byju's likely to raise $200 million at $12 billion valuation: Report

    Byju's had last raised $500 million in September from a group of investors including PE firm Silver Lake Partners, along with existing investors General Atlantic, Owl Ventures, and Tiger Global at a valuation of $10.8 billion

  • inFeedo raises $3.2 million from Bling, Freshworks founders Nov 13, 2020 11:25 AM IST

    inFeedo raises $3.2 million from Bling, Freshworks founders

    The people analytics startup has also given partial exits worth $1.1 million to early investors and ex-employees.

  • Byju’s raises funds from BlackRock, Sands Capital and Alkeon Capital Sep 23, 2020 07:40 AM IST

    Byju’s raises funds from BlackRock, Sands Capital and Alkeon Capital

    Byju’s has raised over a billion dollars in 2020 alone, more than the entire Indian ed-tech industry raised in 2019.

  • Boosted by COVID-19, global ed-tech funding crosses 2019 mark with 3 months to go: Report Sep 17, 2020 04:23 PM IST

    Boosted by COVID-19, global ed-tech funding crosses 2019 mark with 3 months to go: Report

    Compared to this year, ed-tech startups raised $4.8 billion across 604 rounds in 2019. Despite the funding boom this year, there were only 377 rounds -- the lowest in four years -- indicating larger cheque sizes per startup, with winners raising an outsized portion of the total capital.

  • Business Insight | After Jio, Silver Lake picks Byju's as tech investments boom Sep 09, 2020 05:35 PM IST

    Business Insight | After Jio, Silver Lake picks Byju's as tech investments boom

    In this edition of Business Insight, find out how the Indian tech companies are attracting investors.

  • Edutech startup Byju's receives funding from Silver Lake Sep 08, 2020 12:12 PM IST

    Edutech startup Byju's receives funding from Silver Lake

    The company raised $500 million in the current funding round, which was led by Silver Lake, according to media reports.

  • Byju’s raises $122 million from DST Global at $10 billion valuation Aug 26, 2020 08:42 PM IST

    Byju’s raises $122 million from DST Global at $10 billion valuation

    Byju’s is allotting 42,666 Series F preference shares at an issue price of Rs 213,042.13 per share for a 1.2 per cent stake for DST Global

  • Byju’s acquired Whitehat Jr for a cool $300 million but that’s not what’s important Aug 12, 2020 11:54 AM IST

    Byju’s acquired Whitehat Jr for a cool $300 million but that’s not what’s important

    The superpower that Karan Bajaj the yogi, who has written four books before Whitehat Jr, has is his ability to sleep it off.

  • Remember GMVs? Startups now flaunt ARR—an equally fuzzy, misleading metric Aug 12, 2020 10:27 AM IST

    Remember GMVs? Startups now flaunt ARR—an equally fuzzy, misleading metric

    The Annual Revenue Run rate is a much-abused metric and doesn’t give a correct picture of a company’s prospects or financial health, say industry insiders.  

  • WhiteHat Jr founder Karan Bajaj opens up about $300 million Byju’s deal, coding, edtech startup boom and more Aug 11, 2020 08:25 AM IST

    WhiteHat Jr founder Karan Bajaj opens up about $300 million Byju’s deal, coding, edtech startup boom and more

    Karan Bajaj wears many hats — he is an author of four books, was a consultant and taught yoga. How did he manage to sell his startup, still not two years old, to India’s second largest startup in an all-cash deal?

  • What is holding back India’s healthtech sector? Aug 07, 2020 01:23 PM IST

    What is holding back India’s healthtech sector?

    Coronavirus outbreak has given a boost to business but it is not enough as questions remain over fundamentals and the profitability of the sector in which margins are low and competition intense.

  • WhiteHat Jr. acquisition will help scale offerings to new countries: Byju’s CEO Aug 07, 2020 12:17 PM IST

    WhiteHat Jr. acquisition will help scale offerings to new countries: Byju’s CEO

    Byju’s is currently the second-highest valued startup in India after payments firm Paytm. In June, it raised an undisclosed amount from US-based BOND Capital at a valuation of USD 10.5 billion.

  • Byju's acquires WhiteHat Jr in $300mn deal Aug 05, 2020 09:52 PM IST

    Byju's acquires WhiteHat Jr in $300mn deal

    WhiteHat Jr is India’s second largest ed-tech company at a revenue run rate of $150 Million.

  • Is Byju’s real worth over $10 billion, what is its true worth and other key questions answered Jul 31, 2020 09:05 PM IST

    Is Byju’s real worth over $10 billion, what is its true worth and other key questions answered

    A spokesperson for Byju’s clarifies that there is no liquidation preference or anti-dilution protection on any of the shares and so there is no difference between the primary and secondary shares. All the shares have the same value.

  • Inside India's online education boom Jul 16, 2020 06:18 PM IST

    Inside India's online education boom

    Critics say most companies are overvalued and long-term growth is a big question, but industry insiders say it is just the beginning of something big.

  • Byju's latest fund raise from Mary Meeker helps it bag 'decacorn' tag, now valued at over $10 billion Jun 26, 2020 02:00 PM IST

    Byju's latest fund raise from Mary Meeker helps it bag 'decacorn' tag, now valued at over $10 billion

    Byju's is now the second-most most valuable startup in India after Paytm, which is valued at around $16 billion.

  • General Atlantic invests $200 mn in BYJU'S Feb 07, 2020 07:00 PM IST

    General Atlantic invests $200 mn in BYJU'S

    The sources added that BYJU'S has raised over $1.3 billion and the current round values it at about $8.2 billion.

  • Startup Corner | Byju’s small city aspirations may partly explain its $8 billion valuation Jan 14, 2020 04:10 PM IST

    Startup Corner | Byju’s small city aspirations may partly explain its $8 billion valuation

    At $8 billion, Byju’s is the most valued ed-tech firm in the world, and the third most-valued startup in India after Paytm and Oyo

  • Tiger Global Management invests in BYJU'S Jan 09, 2020 06:52 PM IST

    Tiger Global Management invests in BYJU'S

    The statement said BYJU'S launched a product for young learners (Grades 1-3) in 2019. It is also working on launching programmes in vernacular languages.

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