Byju's is India' largest Edtech (Learning) Company that is reinventing how students learn through its learning app (Byju's- The Learning App). It offers learning programs that are effective and engaging for students in class 6-12, and for competitive exams like CAT, IAS, and GRE GMAT.
BYJU’S mission is to help children fall in love with learning. It's learning products have enabled millions of students across the globe to take the initiative to learn on their own.
Byju's was founded in 2008 by Byju Raveendran in Bangalore, Karnataka with an additional office in New Delhi, India.
BYJU'S launched its flagship product, BYJU’S - The Learning App, for classes 4-12 in 2015. Today, the app has over 75 million registered students and 5.2 million annual paid subscriptions. With an average time of 71 minutes being spent by a student on the app every day from 1700+ cities.
BYJU'S Early Learn App, The Disney, was launched in June 2019, a special offering from BYJU'S for students in classes 1-3 featuring Disney’s timeliness characters. Byju’s has also made several acquisitions in the past year including WhiteHat Jr, Scholr, Osmo and Toppr.
Byju’s has more than 80 million students, including 5.5 million annual paid subscribers. The annual renewal rate is 86% and the company added 45 million new students in the first six months of the lockdown last year.
BYJU'S is backed by General Atlantic, Tencent Holdings, Tiger Global Management, Blackrock, Naspers, MC Global Edtech, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, IFC Venture Capital, BOND, Silver Lake, Oxshott Capital Partners, Byju Raveendran, UBS Group, ADQ, Vitruvian Partners, Sumeru Ventures, and others. The company raised $800M in a new round on Mar 11, 2022. This brings BYJU'S' total funding to $5.2B to date. The latest round valued the company at a $22B post-money. BYJU'S was last valued at a $21B from a financing raised in Nov 2021.