Byju Raveendran

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BYJU's acquires Aakash Educational Services for $1 billion

06 Apr 2021

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

06 May 2020

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.

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

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.

Byju's raises undisclosed amount of funding from Tencent

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.