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
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Why the Indian ed-tech sector has scope for at least 10 unicorns

Mayank Kumar

Those who have been following the education sector some time now know that every year is touted as the “year of education” ....

31 December, 2018

Ed-tech firms driving innovation, Byju’s success inspiring: Panellists at VCCircle event

Debjyoti Roy

Educational-technology companies have helped disrupt the education sector in the country by offering personalised learning opportunities ....

20 December, 2018

Ed-tech startup DataTrained, crowdfunding platform ImpactGuru raise fresh capital

Team TC

Bengaluru-based DataTrained Education Pvt. Ltd, which operates an ed-tech startup on data science, has raised around Rs 12 crore ....

18 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
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Online tutoring startup Vedantu gets Series B cheque

Binu Paul

Online tutoring startup Vedantu Innovations Pvt. Ltd has raised $11 million (around Rs 78 crore at current exchange rates) in ....

26 November, 2018

Ed-tech startup Genius Corner raises angel funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ed-tech company Genius Corner Educom Pvt. Ltd has raised Rs 2 crore ($278,000) from a clutch of angel investors, the Noida-based ....

19 November, 2018

Ronnie Screwvala’s UpGrad acquires online job skilling platform Acadview

Binu Paul

Media entrepreneur and investor Ronnie Screwvala's ed-tech startup UpGrad Education Pvt. Ltd has acquired Acadview Software ....

29 October, 2018

Ed-tech startup GuruQ gets pre-Series A funding

Kavya Kothiyal

Ed-tech startup GuruQ said on Tuesday that it has secured Rs 2.5 crore (around $330,000) in a pre-Series A funding round from ....

23 October, 2018
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Exclusive: Ed-tech startup Toppr raising fresh capital

Kavya Kothiyal & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Toppr Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a test preparation platform for students, is raising close to $20 million (Rs 147 crore) as part ....

17 October, 2018

Launch pads: This accelerator is taking ed-tech startups from India to the world

Kavya Kothiyal

* This story is part of a fortnightly series on accelerators and incubators in which TechCircle compiles report cards highlighting ....

9 October, 2018

Exclusive: Study material marketplace Notesgen raises pre-Series A funding

Keshav Sunkara

Notesgen Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs an online marketplace for study material, has raised Rs 1.25 crore ($178,550) in a ....

30 August, 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 company Stones2Milestones gets funding from US investment firm

Dearton Thomas Hector

Ed-tech company Stones2Milestones Edu Services Pvt. Ltd has raised funding from US-based early-stage investment firm Unreasonable ....

6 July, 2018

Ed-tech startup Chrysalis secures fresh funds

Dearton Thomas Hector

Chrysalis, an education services provider operated by EZ Vidya Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount in fresh capital from ....

19 June, 2018

Ed-tech firm iNurture acquires student engagement startup KRACKiN

Shweta Sharma

Ed-tech startup iNurture Education Solutions Pvt. Ltd has acquired student engagement and employability platform KRACKiN Technologies ....

28 May, 2018

New net users offer high potential but barriers abound: Omidyar's Roopa Kudva

Dearton Thomas Hector

Impact investor Omidyar Network—founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife in 2004—has committed more than ....

23 May, 2018

Can this startup make money from free online mentorship?

Shweta Sharma

Translating impulsive clicks into revenue is too strong an urge to deny for online businesses these days. Bucking the seductive ....

26 April, 2018

Reliance Industries to invest $180 mn in ed-tech startup Embibe

Dearton Thomas Hector

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) will invest $180 million (Rs 1,175 crore) in ed-tech startup Embibe, as India’s biggest private-sector ....

13 April, 2018

Yet-to-launch ed-tech platform Kriger Campus raises seed funding

Binu Paul

New Delhi-based ed-tech startup Kriger Campus, which aims to create a single platform for all stakeholders in the educational ....

9 April, 2018