Leading Ed-Tech startups in India
5 months ago
Technology has truly revolutionized the education industry. There are many edtech companies in India that have marked their presence by providing high-quality education based on extensive technology and made India- the second largest Edutech industry.
In this article, we are going to talk about some of the leading ed-tech startups in India.
So let’s start.
Byju’s is an Indian educational technology (ed-tech) company also included in the list of top unicorns with a valuation of US$ 8 billion. The Byju’s was founded in the year 2011 by ByjuRaveendran and Divya Gokulnath. Byju’s is an online tutoring firm that works on the freemium model. The headquarters of the firm is situated in Bengaluru, Karnataka. It provides online courses for various types of competitive exams and courses for grades 6th to 12th. BYJU’s learning app is available on Andriod and iOSplatform also.
Unacademy is one of the famous and leading Indian Education technology (ed-tech) company. It was founded as a Youtube channel in the year 2015. The founders of the Unacademy are Gaurav Munjal, Roman Saini, and Hemesh Singh. The headquarters of the startup is in Bangalore. Some of the key investors in this Ed-tech company are Blume ventures, Nexus venture, and Facebook, etc. It offers various online courses and preparation material for competitive exams related to various fields such as CAT, UPSC, Banking, etc.
Vedantu Innovations Pvt. Ltd is an ed-tech company in India that provides an online education platform through which teachers provide tuition to students over the internet. It was founded in the year 2011. The founders of the company are Vamsi Krishna, Saurabh Saxena, Pulkit Jain, and Anand Prakash. The Headquarters of the company is in Bangalore. Some of the key investors of this Edtech Company are Accel Partners, Tiger Global Management, and U.S.-based Coatue. Vedantu having more than five hundred educators has become a household name in India.
Toppr is one of the leading ed-tech startups in India offers an online education platform based on a freemium model that provides online education for K-12 students. Toppr Technologies Private Limited was established in the year 2013. The founders of this Ed-tech company are Zishaan Hayath and Hemanth Goteti. The Headquarters of the company is situated in Mumbai. Some of the key investors of the company are Helion venture partners, InnoVen Capital, Kaizen Management Advisors Private Limited, Fidelity, Saif partners, etc. recently this Ed-tech firm has also launched a ‘TopprCodr’ for kids to learn to code.
Cuemath is one of the leading Indian Ed-tech companies that offer programs to teach maths to children. Cuemath was founded in the year 2013 by Manan Khurma. The Headquarters of the company is located in Bangalore. Some of the key investors of this Ed-tech company are Google, Sequoia India, and Unitus Seed Fund, etc.
Upgrad is one of the leading Ed-tech startup providing higher education in India. Upgrad was founded in the year 2015. The founders of this Ed-tech company are Ronnie Screwvala, Mayank Kumar, Phalgun Kompalli, and, Ravijot Chugh. Upgrad is affiliated with many universities & institutions and helps students to provide online degrees. The Headquarters of the company is situated in Mumbai. Upgrad offers various online courses related to various fields such as data, tech, management, etc.
Meritnation is one of the leading Ed-tech companies providing learning content through live classes, animated videos, etc., for students of class 1-12 across leading educational boards such as CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education), ICSE (Indian School Certificate Examinations), etc. Meritnation was founded in the year 2009 by Pavan Chauhan. Meritnation is a subsidiary of Aakash Educational Services Limited. The headquarters of this Ed-tech firm is located in New Delhi.
Next Education is one of the leading Edtech startups in India. Next education was founded in the year 2007 by Beas Dev Ralhan. Next education provides educational solutions for students of class 1-12 across leading educational boards such as CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education), ICSE (Indian School Certificate Examinations), etc. with the use of its extensive technology. The Headquarters of the company is located in Hyderabad. Some of the other products of this Ed-tech company are LearnNext, MathsLab, ScienceLab, etc.
Thinkerbell Labs is an innovative Ed-tech startup in India which was founded in the year 2016 with an aim to eliminate low literacy among visually impaired people all over the world. Mr. Anand Mahindra, a famous industrialist invested in this startup in the year 2017 in his personal capacity. Annie which is the innovation of Thinkerbell labs is the world’s first braille literacy device that helps to educate visually impaired people by allowing them to read, write, and type in Braille.
Gradeup is one of the leading Ed-tech companies in India. It is an online education platform that provides learning for various competitive exams such as SSC, Banking, NEET, JEE, etc. Gradeup was founded in the year 2015 by ShobhitBhatnagar, Vibhu Bhushan, and Sanjeev Kumar under parent company-GradeStack Learning Pvt Ltd.