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The BYJU'S learning app is displayed on a tablet | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Byju’s makes another acquisition — kids’ reading app Epic for $500 mn to expand in US

Epic will become the third major business in the US for Byju’s, which already offers online tutoring via Byju’s Future School, and bought reality games creator Osmo two years ago.
Byju Raveendran, founder and CEO of online education startup Byju, officially called Think & Learn Pvt | Photo via Bloomberg

Byju’s to become India’s most valuable startup after $150 million USB Group funding

An entity that is part of UBS Asset Management is making the investment. Talks are on to invest additional money, which would take its total investment in Byju’s to about $300 million.
The BYJU'S learning app | Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Byju’s raises $1 billion from Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s company, others

The infusion that values the online-lessons platform Byju's at about $15 billion is among the largest recent capital increases in India.
The BYJU'S learning app | Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Byju’s buys medical, engineering entrance coaching leader Aakash in mega deal

Aakash has more than 215 test prep centers, which coach 250,000 high-schoolers and prepare them for the ultra-competitive engineering and medical entrance tests in India.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Pushy Indian parents now have a new goal for six-year-olds — coding

Indian parents can put tiger-moms and soccer-moms to shame.
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After Byju’s, Unacademy scores big, gets $150 million funding at $1.45 billion valuation

Bangalore-based Unacademy has made a mark for itself in test preparation by offering lessons on everything from civil service and banking to programming languages.
The BYJU'S learning app

Byju’s set to get $400 million funding from Russian-Israeli billionaire Yuri Milner

The deal could be signed as early as this weekend and values Byju’s at $10.5 billion, making it India’s second-most valuable start-up after Paytm.
The BYJU'S learning app is displayed on a tablet | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Covid-19 lockdown is stressful enough. Don’t push yourself to excel in BYJU’S and Duolingo

People are trying new things during the Covid-19 lockdown but it is a problem if they pressure themselves to master those hobbies in these stressful times.
The BYJU'S learning app is displayed on a tablet | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Byju, Swiggy, Zomato, PhonePe, Myntra expected to do IPOs in next few years: Mohandas Pai

Mohandas Pai, head of SEBI panel on primary markets & financial technology, said 10-15 internet & tech firms are looking to list over next 3 years.
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Byju’s valuation more than doubles to $3.6 billion after new funding

Education startup Byju's helps students from kindergarten to year 12, typically attracting people with limited access to good teachers.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.