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  • Unacademy acquires Blume-backed TapChief Feb 16, 2021 03:58 PM IST

    Unacademy acquires Blume-backed TapChief

    The deal continues Unacademy's acquisition spree across sub segments of online education, and widens its reach significantly.

  • 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.

  • 3 Point Analysis | Unacademy's fresh fundraise values it at $2 billion; what makes the education sector exciting? Nov 26, 2020 01:15 PM IST

    3 Point Analysis | Unacademy's fresh fundraise values it at $2 billion; what makes the education sector exciting?

    If there’s one sector that continues to see extraordinary growth during these unprecedented times, it is education. Adding on to the list of phenomenal edtech fundraises this year Unacademy has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Tiger Global Management and Dragoneer Investment Group.

  • Unacademy gets funding from Tiger Global and Dragoneer Investment Nov 25, 2020 06:44 PM IST

    Unacademy gets funding from Tiger Global and Dragoneer Investment

    Online learning startup Unacademy says deal that values it at $2 billion.

  • Unacademy to buy back shares worth Rs 25-30 crore Oct 15, 2020 02:19 PM IST

    Unacademy to buy back shares worth Rs 25-30 crore

    About 145 current and former employees are expected to exercise their options to sell their Employee Stock Option Plans, given to early employees who join a startup as part of their salary.

  • Unacademy acquires UPSC test preparation startup Coursavy Sep 24, 2020 07:45 PM IST

    Unacademy acquires UPSC test preparation startup Coursavy

    The acquisition comes on the heels of a large fundraise, where Unacademy raised $150 million led by Japan’s SoftBank. In the last few months, it has also acquired smaller startups such as Mastree, an online tutoring firm in the K12 space, and PrepLadder, a learning platform for medical entrance exam.

  • SoftBank leads $150-million round in Unacademy, valuation rises to $1.45 billion Sep 02, 2020 04:41 PM IST

    SoftBank leads $150-million round in Unacademy, valuation rises to $1.45 billion

    Unacademy was valued at $510 million in February this year when private equity giant General Atlantic led a $110 million round.

  • BCCI announces Unacademy as Official Partner for IPL Aug 29, 2020 03:58 PM IST

    BCCI announces Unacademy as Official Partner for IPL

    'IPL is the most watched cricket league in India and as a homegrown Indian edutech company we believe that Unacademy can create a huge positive impact on the aspirations of the audience watching, especially the millions of Indian youth who are seeking inspiration in their careers.'

  • Unacademy picks bid papers, set to fight for IPL title sponsorship rights Aug 13, 2020 10:22 AM IST

    Unacademy picks bid papers, set to fight for IPL title sponsorship rights

    Vivo, which annually paid Rs 440 crore, dropped out as title sponsor this year due to the Sino-India border stand-off.

  • 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.

  • Big Story | SoftBank in talks to invest in learning startup Unacademy at $1.2 billion valuation Jul 14, 2020 06:29 PM IST

    Big Story | SoftBank in talks to invest in learning startup Unacademy at $1.2 billion valuation

    If the deal fructifies, the investment could thrust Unacademy into the unicorn club

  • Exclusive | SoftBank in talks to back Unacademy at $1.2 billion valuation Jul 13, 2020 08:02 PM IST

    Exclusive | SoftBank in talks to back Unacademy at $1.2 billion valuation

    If completed, investment could thrust online education platform into unicorn club.

  • Edutech startup Unacademy acquires PrepLadder for $50 million Jul 07, 2020 01:18 PM IST

    Edutech startup Unacademy acquires PrepLadder for $50 million

    Chandigarh-based PrepLadder was founded by Deepanshu Goyal and Vitul Goyal in 2015.

  • Unicorn alert: Unacademy seeks a billion dollar valuation Jun 05, 2020 07:14 AM IST

    Unicorn alert: Unacademy seeks a billion dollar valuation

    Unacademy has seen a particular spurt in revenue and growth in the past year after it started monetising Unacademy Plus.

  • Unacademy data breach | 22 million users’ account details up for sale May 07, 2020 01:46 PM IST

    Unacademy data breach | 22 million users’ account details up for sale

    The database includes users from companies like Wipro, Infosys, Cognizant, Google and Facebook.

  • Exclusive | What does Jio-Facebook deal mean for their other startup investments? Apr 22, 2020 05:50 PM IST

    Exclusive | What does Jio-Facebook deal mean for their other startup investments?

    The $5.7-billion investment will have a ripple effect through India’s startup and consumer internet ecosystem, say insiders.

  • Unacademy eyes $300 mn recurring revenues in coming years Feb 18, 2020 07:48 PM IST

    Unacademy eyes $300 mn recurring revenues in coming years

    The company offers test series, personalised feedback and one-on-one interactions with educators for various competitive examinations, including UPSC.

  • Steadview, Sequoia, others lead $50-million funding round in Unacademy Jun 27, 2019 11:18 AM IST

    Steadview, Sequoia, others lead $50-million funding round in Unacademy

  • Unacademy raises $21 million Series C from Sequoia India, SAIF and Nexus Jul 18, 2018 01:01 PM IST

    Unacademy raises $21 million Series C from Sequoia India, SAIF and Nexus

    With the latest round of funding, Unacademy could become India's largest online educators, with over 10,000 teachers and three million registered users

  • Unacademy raises $11.5 mn led by Sequoia and SAIF Partners Sep 13, 2017 07:52 PM IST

    Unacademy raises $11.5 mn led by Sequoia and SAIF Partners

    The company raised a Series A round of about USD 4.5 million in January, this year. 

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