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BYJU’S Young Genius Is Looking for Young Prodigies from Across India
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BYJU’S Young Genius Is Looking for Young Prodigies from Across India

A News18 Initiative to showcase, recognize and inspire young geniuses across different fields.

BYJU’S Young Genius Is Looking for Young Prodigies from Across India
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BYJU’S Young Genius Is Looking for Young Prodigies from Across India

A News18 Initiative to showcase, recognize and inspire young geniuses across different fields.

Indian tech-led startups attract funding worth $2.5 billion in first quarter of 2020, up 14% on-year: Report
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Indian tech-led startups attract funding worth $2.5 billion in first quarter of 2020, up 14% on-year: Report

Indian tech-led startups attracted funding worth $2.5 billion in the first quarter of 2020, a 14 percent rise compared to the same period last year, a report by research and consulting firm HexGn said

Byju's raises $200 mn from Tiger Global Management; ed-tech major plans to launch programmes in vernacular languages
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Byju's raises $200 mn from Tiger Global Management; ed-tech major plans to launch programmes in vernacular languages

In the past 12 months, Byju's has witnessed strong growth with over 42 million registered users and 3 million paid subscribers in India.

Byju's brings down losses to Rs 9 cr in FY19; online learning app's revenue more than doubles to Rs 1,306 cr
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Byju's brings down losses to Rs 9 cr in FY19; online learning app's revenue more than doubles to Rs 1,306 cr

In a statement, Byju's said its net revenue increased from Rs 490 crore in FY17-18 to Rs 1,341 crore with a net profit of Rs 20 crore in FY18-19.

India emerges third-largest ecosystem for successful startups behind China, US: Hurun Global Unicorn List 2019
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India emerges third-largest ecosystem for successful startups behind China, US: Hurun Global Unicorn List 2019

Startups leading the pack from the country are payments solutions platform One97 Communications ($10 billion), cab aggregator Ola Cabs ($6 billion), online educator Byjus ($6 billion), and travel-stay finder OYO Rooms ($5 billion).

Forbes India Rich List: Mukesh Ambani retains top spot for 12th consecutive year, Gautam Adani jumps to second place
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Forbes India Rich List: Mukesh Ambani retains top spot for 12th consecutive year, Gautam Adani jumps to second place

Mukesh Ambani remains India’s richest for the 12th consecutive year, with $51.4 billion in wealth

Byju's founder, Raveendran polevaults into billionaire club with latest funding of $150 mn
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Byju's founder, Raveendran polevaults into billionaire club with latest funding of $150 mn

Founded in 2008 by Divya Gokulnath and former teacher Byju Raveendran, BYJU’S offers a learning app, was launched in 2015

Canadian pension fund CPPIB plans to invest $150 mn in logistics firm Delhivery for 8% stake
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Canadian pension fund CPPIB plans to invest $150 mn in logistics firm Delhivery for 8% stake

In March this year, Piramal Enterprises had said it signed an initial pact with CPPIB to co-sponsor a $600 million renewable energy-focused infrastructure investment trust (InvIT).

Edtech is trying to fix India's education system but large scale adoption still a challenge
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Edtech is trying to fix India's education system but large scale adoption still a challenge

Online education in India will mushroom into a $1.96 billion industry from current $247 million.

Byju's turns profitable for first time, reports total revenue of Rs 1,430 crore in FY19; gears up for US market entry
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Byju's turns profitable for first time, reports total revenue of Rs 1,430 crore in FY19; gears up for US market entry

Byju's said the growth in revenue was fuelled by deeper penetration across India and significant growth in the number of paid subscribers

E-commerce, consumer internet companies raised over $7 billion in private equity and venture capital funding in 2018: EY
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E-commerce, consumer internet companies raised over $7 billion in private equity and venture capital funding in 2018: EY

Of all companies, startups like OYO, Swiggy, Byjus, PayTm Mall, Pine Labs, Zomato, Udaan, PolicyBazaar and CureFit have collectively raised the lion's share around $4.6 billion

Byju's acquires US-based Osmo for about Rs 850 cr; online start-up to offer customised, engaging solution for kids
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Byju's acquires US-based Osmo for about Rs 850 cr; online start-up to offer customised, engaging solution for kids

Osmo will continue as a standalone brand since Byju's taps the company's physical-to-digital technology and content to expand and enhance its current offering, Byju's said in a statement.

Byju's buys US-based playful learning system Osmo for $120 mn, aims to expand tech-enabled personalised learning
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Byju's buys US-based playful learning system Osmo for $120 mn, aims to expand tech-enabled personalised learning

This new acquisition will bolster Byju's to innovate, explore and set new benchmarks for tech-enabled personalised learning solutions.

Indian startups raise $38.3 billion funding in 2018; e-commerce, fintech attract highest investments: Report
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Indian startups raise $38.3 billion funding in 2018; e-commerce, fintech attract highest investments: Report

Around 1,000 deals were signed by Indian startups in 2018 with areas like e-commerce, fintech, sustainability and renewable energy

Naspers, Canada pension plan invest $540 mn in online education startup Byju's; funding to drive innovation
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Naspers, Canada pension plan invest $540 mn in online education startup Byju's; funding to drive innovation

In June this year, Byju's had said it has crossed Rs 100 crore in monthly revenue and had revised its revenue targets for this year to Rs 1,400 crore.

BYJU'S to close $400 million funding round led by Naspers, company to be valued at about $3.6 billion
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BYJU'S to close $400 million funding round led by Naspers, company to be valued at about $3.6 billion

In June this year, BYJU'S had said it has crossed Rs 100 crore in monthly revenue and had revised its revenue targets for this year to Rs 1,400 crore.

Mohandas Pai mulls $1 bn investment in Indian start-ups by 2020; disappointed with lack of local support to new ventures
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Mohandas Pai mulls $1 bn investment in Indian start-ups by 2020; disappointed with lack of local support to new ventures

Manipal Global Education chairman T V Mohandas Pai is reportedly planning investment to the tunes of about $1 billion (approximately Rs 7,200 crore) in country's start-ups in the next two years.

Over 1,200 startups enter ecosystem in 2018 registering 108% growth; total funding rises to $4.2 billion in 2018: NASSCOM
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Over 1,200 startups enter ecosystem in 2018 registering 108% growth; total funding rises to $4.2 billion in 2018: NASSCOM

The key growth areas in the startup sector were enterprise software, fintech, healthtech marketplace and edutech.