upGrad is India’s largest online higher education company providing programs in Data Science, Technology, Management and Law, to students, working professionals and enterprises.

upGrad is a pioneer in the online education revolution, changing the lives of millions for the better by “Powering career success for every member of the global workforce as their trusted lifelong learning partner”.

upGrad was founded in 2015 by Ronnie Screwvala, Mayank Kumar and Phalgun Kompalli. The company is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


UpGrad spans several segments, from test prep to study abroad, and undergrad degrees to campus courses in 250 universities. Its offerings include finance, law, business and software for the 18-60 age group.


upGrad uniquely drives deep learning for the real world, by creating original content harnessing industry experts across the globe and offers learners a hyper-personalized, comprehensive one stop solution, combining the power of its’ proprietary AI driven technology platform.


upGrad has impacted over 1 million total registered learners over 50+ countries. The platform has over 65,000 paid students.


upGrad is backed by Temasek, International Finance Corporation, IIFL, Lupa Systems, Unilazer Ventures, Educational Testing Service, ArcelorMittal, Bharti Airtel, and others. The company raised $225M in new financing on Jun 15, 2022. This brings UpGrad's total funding to $426M to date. The latest round nearly doubled the company's valuation to $2.25B, up from previous $1.2B after a financing raised in Aug 2021.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $426M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: $300M (2022)
  • Employee Size: 1,001-5,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $2.25B as of Jun 15, 2022
  • City/Town: Mumbai
  • State: Maharashtra
  • Country: India
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