Byju Raveendran: News

26 Dec 2022


Year in review: BYJU'S highs and lows in 2022

2022 has been a year to forget for tech companies. The pandemic-driven boom was followed by a post-pandemic reality check.

04 Nov 2022


Ex-employees claim BYJU's forced them to sign pre-drafted resignation letters

BYJU'S employees who were laid off before the company's recently announced job cuts have made some serious allegations against the company.

06 Apr 2021

Aakash Institute

BYJU's acquires Aakash Educational Services for $1 billion

Popular online teaching platform BYJU's announced on Monday that it has acquired Aakash Educational Services Limited, a chain of physical coaching centres in the country, for nearly $1 billion.

27 Aug 2020


Ed-tech unicorn BYJU's secures $122 million from Russian billionaire's fund

Homegrown ed-tech unicorn BYJU's has raised $122 million (Rs. 909 crore) from DST Global, the investment fund started by Russian tech billionaire Yuri Milner.

08 Aug 2020


Karan Bajaj, the yogi who sold his start-up for $300mn

Successful entrepreneurs are hailed for how they hold onto their idea and make it big in the market.

06 May 2020

Mukesh Ambani

Coronavirus wiped nearly a quarter of Indian billionaires' wealth: Forbes

The outbreak of COVID-19, which has claimed over 2.5 lakh lives and put a third of the world's population under lockdown, has wrecked economies completely.

11 Oct 2019


India Rich List: Mukesh Ambani retains top-spot for 12th year

Forbes India has released its list of richest Indians and for the twelfth year in a row Reliance Industries' Chairman Mukesh Ambani remains India's wealthiest.

25 Jul 2017


Byju's raises undisclosed amount of funding from Tencent

Education start-up Byju's has received an undisclosed amount as funding from Tencent, a leading provider of internet services in China.

04 Jul 2017


Byju's bags TutorVista, Edurite from Pearson in an undisclosed deal

Byju Raveendran has come a long way. What started as a small venture by a UK-based shipping firm engineer helping out his friends to crack CAT, is now a million dollar enterprise.

29 Mar 2017


Verlinvest invests $30mn in education tech start-up Byju

Byju's, one of the few education technology start-ups that have scaled majorly in the last 1.5 years, has raised $30mn from Brussels-based Verlinvest.

09 Sep 2016


Byju's raises $50 million from Chan Zuckerberg Foundation, Sequoia, others

Indian education company Byju's, run by Think and Learn Pvt Ltd, said it raised a whopping $50 million from existing investors and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.