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.

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

10 May 2020

#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

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

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

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.

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08 Jan 2020

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24 Oct 2019

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

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15 Oct 2019

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

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#CareerBytes: 8 top mobile apps for CLAT entrance preparation

14 Oct 2019

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11 Sep 2019

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

03 Sep 2019

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

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

26 Aug 2019

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

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Five doctors turned IAS officers you should know about

10 Aug 2019

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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

#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

#CareerBytes: 8 top mobile apps for CLAT entrance preparation

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

15 Jul 2019

#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.

Stories of five IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

08 Jul 2019

Stories of five IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

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

28 Jun 2019

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

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Stories of 5 IAS officers who turned into entrepreneurs

12 May 2019

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

02 May 2019

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

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

29 Apr 2019

#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

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

21 Mar 2019

#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

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

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