BYJU’S is now India’s Most Valuable Startup- The Journey of the EdTech Giant

BYJU’S The Learning App is India’s most-valued startup company with a valuation of $16.5 billion. Since its inception in 2015, BYJU’S has come a long way. It has 50 million registered students and 3.5 million paid subscriptions; it has transformed into one of the most preferred education platforms across the globe.

BYJU’S from just a startup to India’s most valuable startup

We are all aware of the success story of how Byju Raveendran, started teaching to a handful of students in a classroom, which later turned into small stadiums and transformed to its current e‑version.

In the beginning, BYJU’S used to offer just CAT coaching classes, which later expanded to K-12 courses for various subjects across various state and national boards. By the time it became the most-valued EdTech Company in India, BYJU’S was offering non-conventional courses like coding for kids. BYJU’S also helps graduates prepare for competitive exams like SSC, IAS, GRE, GMAT, etc.

India’s most valuable start-up uses technology as an enabler

BYJU’S, the most-valued startup in India, could not have reached where it is today if not for technology.  From developing movie like lessons to game like interactions to creating experiential lessons, BYJU’S has implemented technology into its educational framework like no other EdTech in the world.

BYJU’S is probably one of the very few EdTech companies in the world to use AI and ML to personalize education.

BYJU’S journey from a startup to most-valued startup

India’s most valuable startup goes overseas

BYJU’S is one of the world’s largest and India’s most-valued startup. It is the 11th most-valued startup in the world. It has secured its foothold in countries like the US, the UK, Brazil, Indonesia, and Mexico, where it is offering courses for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects and coding in gaming, app creation and even crypto currency.

India’s most valuable startup’s CSR initiatives

BYJU’S is also at the forefront of giving back to society through its CSR initiatives- BYJU’S Education for All & BYJU’S Give Initiative- it has joined hands with the likes of Magic bus, United Way Chennai, right to live, VAHDHAM tea, AIF, Vision rescue and others. Recently, it also received funding to support the education of kids who lost their parents to the pandemic. Needless to say, BYJU’S has impacted the lives of lakhs of students.

Providing Jobs

What started out as just another startup with just eight passionate teachers, is providing thousands of jobs in fields like tech, sales, human resource, advertising, marketing and content creation.

This is just a sneak peek of BYJU’S journey from a startup to the most-valued startup. What do you think about this? Share your thoughts with us in the comment section.

Bharat V

I may not know everything. But if you give me time and the purpose, I can learn anything.

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