Edutech start-ups have been around us for some time. But it has gained its importance significantly when the lockdown was imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic and students across the country were forced to sit at homes. This was an opportunity that Edutech start-ups used correctly. They entered the scene and provided students with access to education at home during these uncertain times. Well, this pandemic provided an opportunity for them and several of them have used it to their advantage. Many of these start-ups have said that their revenue doubled during the lockdown.
Let’s take a look at India’s top Edutech start-ups:
Byju’s- The Learning App is one of the top online tutoring firms in India. It was founded by Byju Raveendran in 2011. The Bengaluru based company provides coaching for competitive entrance exams like IIT-JEE, CAT, UPSC, GMAT, GRE, Engineering & Medical, and supplement courses of grades 6th to 12th.
Byju’s has won many awards like CRISIL Emerging India Award and Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award. Shah Rukh Khan is the current brand ambassador of Byju’s. The company is currently valued at around $6 billion and is the most valued Edutech company in the world.