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

Friday, January 13, 2017 | More »

Online learning platform Unacademy, run by Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt. Ltd., has raised $4.5 million (Rs 30 crore) in Series A funding led by Nexus Venture Partners and existing investor Blume Ventures, the company said in a statement on Friday. The platform allows educators to create courses usin...


Info Edge invests $147K more in contacts management startup Diro Labs

Hiring portal Naukri.com’s parent Info Edge (India) Ltd has invested an additional Rs 1 crore (roughly $147,000) in contacts management startup Diro Labs, the company said in a stock exchange filing. Earlier this year, Info Edge had invested Rs 3 crore ($450,000) in the company. With the new inves...

5 December, 2016 | More »


Our user base grew to 6.7M last year, looking at break-even by early 2016: Meritnation’s Pavan Chauhan

Info Edge-backed Meritnation, run by Delhi-based Applect Learning Pvt ltd, is one the leading K-12 focused e-learning companies in India. Started in 2009 by IIM Bangalore alumnus Pavan Chauhan and Ritesh Hemrajani, the firm has so far raised Rs 71.5 crore in multiple rounds from Info Edge. The compa...

2 June, 2014 | More »


Zomato’s FY14 revenues rise 2.6x to Rs 30.6Cr; Meritnation’s more than doubles to Rs 20.28Cr

Info Edge (India) Ltd-backed companies Zomato Media Pvt Ltd and Applect Learning Systems Ltd have reported significant growth in their revenues for the full year ended March 31, 2014. Zomato Zomato Media, owner of restaurant reservation and review site Zomato.com, has reported around 2.6x growth in ...

15 May, 2014 | More »


Meritnation appoints Suman Saha as head- franchisee operations, to open 100 offline learning centers in 24 months

K-12 focused online education platform Meritnation has appointed Suman Saha as its head-franchisee operations for its offline business Meritnation Centre for Excellence. This move is in line with the company’s plans to expand its offline play and extend learning services via its centers. The compa...

23 December, 2013 | More »

Info Edge invests $1.6M more in e-learning firm Meritnation, ups stake to 55.81%

Info Edge (India) Ltd, the largest consumer internet firm in India by market value, has infused Rs 10 crore ($1.6 million) more in Applect Learning Systems, which runs an online education and assessment venture through Meritnation. The funds will be used for content creation and updation, brand bui...

4 December, 2013 | More »

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Meritnation appoints Dinkar Devgan as head of HR

Delhi-based Applect Learning, which runs online education venture Meritnation, has appointed Dinkar Devgan as vice president, human resources (HR). As part of his role, Devgan will lead the HR function at the company and will partner with the leadership team on all the strategic aspects of HR. Prior...

20 November, 2013 | More »


Meritnation to add assessment tools for teachers, scale up offline centres: Pavan Chauhan

Delhi-based Applect Learning, which runs online education venture Meritnation, has been expanding the scope of the content captured on its portal. The firm, which is now majority owned by Naukri.com owner Info Edge (India), has gone beyond CBSE and ICSE board content and introduced test preparation ...

21 October, 2013 | More »


Info Edge-owned Meritnation looking to enter B2B segment and international markets, attracting 4-5k signups daily

Meritnation.com, the online K-12 education platform owned by Info Edge (India) Ltd, is looking at crossing 7 million student registrations by the end of current academic year. It was founded in 2009 by Pavan Chauhan and Ritesh Hemrajani as a site focused on CBSE and ICSE boards. Later it introduced ...

11 October, 2013 | More »


Meritnation lost Rs 21.4Cr on sales of Rs 9.8Cr; Info Edge’s investment portfolio made operating loss of Rs 77Cr on sales of Rs 42.3Cr

Meritnation.com, the online K-12 education website owned by Info Edge (India) Ltd, has reported a fourfold increase in operating losses even as its revenues went up 140 per cent in FY13. Applect Learning Systems, a subsidiary of Info Edge which runs the site, reported revenues of Rs 9.82 crore in FY...

16 May, 2013 | More »

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