Unacademy: News

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.

04 Jul 2022

Netflix

Over 12,000 start-up employees in India lost jobs this year

The global economic meltdown has resulted in job losses for over 22,000 people in the technology and start-up sector this year in the US. More than 12,000 workers in Indian start-ups have also lost their jobs.

30 Jun 2022

Vedantu

Edtech layoffs continue: Byju's, WhiteHat Jr, Toppr fire 2,500 employees

India's edtech industry hit another low as Byju's, the world's most-valued edtech company, slashed over 2,500 jobs across its group companies.

20 May 2022

Vedantu

Why are edtech firms like Unacademy and Vedantu firing employees?

As India's edtech bubble continues to burst, firms that enjoyed unparalleled success in the last couple of years are now on the path of sustenance.

02 Aug 2021

Startups

#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.

09 Nov 2020

Bengaluru

#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.

02 Sep 2020

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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

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

10 May 2020

Twitter

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

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07 May 2020

Security

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.

26 Mar 2020

Mukesh Ambani

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.

19 Feb 2020

Twitter

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.

08 Jan 2020

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24 Oct 2019

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15 Oct 2019

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26 Aug 2019

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10 Aug 2019

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25 Jul 2019

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16 Jul 2019

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15 Jul 2019

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28 Jun 2019

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12 May 2019

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Stories of 5 IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

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02 May 2019

Exams

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29 Apr 2019

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

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15 Apr 2019

CA Foundation

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21 Mar 2019

India

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27 Feb 2019

India

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