Articles about Unacademy

Having the backing of tech giant Facebook, Nexus Venture Partners, General Atlantic, and Sequoia, Unacademy is an education technology firm. They focus on exams like UPSC CSE, SSC, IIT JEE, NEET-UG, NEET-PG, bank entrances, NTA-UGC NET, etc. Started by Gaurav Munjal, Roman Saini and Hemesh Singh, the Bengaluru-based startup claims to be “India's largest learning platform.” Reports say that Unacademy has around 1L subscribers and has seen an 82% surge in revenue in April, as compared to March 2020. The five-year-old company also has a section titled Legends on Unacademy, where famous people share their inputs on a certain topic. Till now, Shashi Tharoor, Kiran Bedi, Brian Lara, Jonty Rhodes, Sunil Gavaskar, Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli have hosted such classes.

#FundingAlert: Unacademy raises $440 million, now valued at $3.4 billion

02 Aug 2021

Business
#FundingAlert: Unacademy raises $440 million, now valued at $3.4 billion

The ed-tech industry in India continues to boom amid the raging pandemic. And, now ed-tech start-up Unacademy has successfully raised $440 million in a new funding round led by Singapore's state-run Temasek Holdings.

#MassiveBreach: Data of two crore BigBasket users put on sale

09 Nov 2020

Technology
#MassiveBreach: Data of two crore BigBasket users put on sale

Online grocery store BigBasket filed a police complaint in Bengaluru, after learning that data of two crore of its customer could have been compromised.

Ed-tech start-up Unacademy raises $150 million, joins elite unicorn club

02 Sep 2020

Business
Ed-tech start-up Unacademy raises $150 million, joins elite unicorn club

Bengaluru-based ed-tech start-up Unacademy has joined the elite unicorn club of India.

BCCI announces Unacademy as official partner for IPL 2020

29 Aug 2020

Sports
BCCI announces Unacademy as official partner for IPL 2020

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Saturday, named 'Unacademy' as the official partner of the Indian Premier League 2020 season.

#WeeklyRecap: New MacBook, Surface notebooks, Unacademy breach, and more

10 May 2020

Technology
#WeeklyRecap: New MacBook, Surface notebooks, Unacademy breach, and more

This week, some notable developments were made in the world of technology, particularly in the consumer tech category.

Data of 2.2cr Unacademy users hacked, available at Rs. 1.5L

07 May 2020

Technology
Data of 2.2cr Unacademy users hacked, available at Rs. 1.5L

Unacademy, one of the biggest online learning platforms in India, has suffered a massive data breach.

Facebook likely to acquire 10% stake in Reliance Jio

26 Mar 2020

Business
Facebook likely to acquire 10% stake in Reliance Jio

After Meesho and Unacademy, Facebook is looking to invest in Reliance Jio to make another big move in the Indian market.

Indian ed-tech start-up Unacademy raises $110M from Facebook, others

19 Feb 2020

Business
Indian ed-tech start-up Unacademy raises $110M from Facebook, others

Unacademy, one of the fastest-growing ed-tech start-ups in India, has now been backed by the biggest social media company in the world - Facebook.

#CareerBytes: All your questions about CA program answered

08 Jan 2020

Career
#CareerBytes: All your questions about CA program answered

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses in the country. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program.

Stories of five IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

24 Oct 2019

Inspirational
Stories of five IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

#CareerBytes: All your questions about Chartered Accountancy (CA) answered

15 Oct 2019

Career
#CareerBytes: All your questions about Chartered Accountancy (CA) answered

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses in the country. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program.

#CareerBytes: 8 top mobile apps for CLAT entrance preparation

14 Oct 2019

Career
#CareerBytes: 8 top mobile apps for CLAT entrance preparation

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the gateway to admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered by 21 prestigious National Law Universities in India.

#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube channels for GATE preparation

03 Sep 2019

Career
#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube channels for GATE preparation

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.

#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube Channels to follow for GATE preparation

26 Aug 2019

Career
#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube Channels to follow for GATE preparation

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.

5 doctors turned IAS officers you should know about

10 Aug 2019

Inspirational
5 doctors turned IAS officers you should know about

In India, becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and is also one of the most respected professions.

#CareerBytes: All about Indian Engineering Services and UPSC ESE

25 Jul 2019

Career
#CareerBytes: All about Indian Engineering Services and UPSC ESE

The Indian Engineering Services (IES) is the most sought-after career option for engineering graduates in the country.

#CareerBytes: 8 top mobile apps for CLAT entrance preparation

16 Jul 2019

Career
#CareerBytes: 8 top mobile apps for CLAT entrance preparation

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is the gateway to admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered by 21 prestigious National Law Universities in India.

#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube Channels to follow for GATE preparation

15 Jul 2019

Career
#CareerBytes: 7 best YouTube Channels to follow for GATE preparation

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.

#CareerBytes: All your questions about Chartered Accountancy (CA) answered

28 Jun 2019

India
#CareerBytes: All your questions about Chartered Accountancy (CA) answered

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses in the country. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program.

Stories of 5 IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

12 May 2019

India
Stories of 5 IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

#CareerBytes: Best online courses for Chartered Accountancy (CA) preparation

02 May 2019

India
#CareerBytes: Best online courses for Chartered Accountancy (CA) preparation

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

#CareerBytes: Comparison between Unacademy and BYJU's for UPSC preparation

29 Apr 2019

India
#CareerBytes: Comparison between Unacademy and BYJU's for UPSC preparation

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), also known as the IAS exam, is one of the most popular and challenging competitive exams but with the right preparation, one can crack the exam.

#CareerBytes: Best mobile apps for Chartered Accountancy (CA) aspirants

15 Apr 2019

India
#CareerBytes: Best mobile apps for Chartered Accountancy (CA) aspirants

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

#CareerBytes: Comparison between Unacademy and BYJU's for UPSC preparation

21 Mar 2019

India
#CareerBytes: Comparison between Unacademy and BYJU's for UPSC preparation

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), also known as the IAS exam, is one of the most popular and challenging competitive exams but with the right preparation, one can crack the exam.

#CareerBytes: Comparison between Unacademy and BYJU's for UPSC preparation

27 Feb 2019

India
#CareerBytes: Comparison between Unacademy and BYJU's for UPSC preparation

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), also known as the IAS exam, is one of the most popular and challenging competitive exams but with the right preparation, one can crack the exam.