Bangalore: BYJU’S – The Learning App is the common brand name for Think and Learn Private Ltd., a Indian educational technology (edtech) and online tutoring firm founded in 2011 by Byju Raveendran at Bangalore. In March 2019, it was the world’s most valued edtech company at $5.4 billion (Rs 37,000 crore). Byju’s has claimed on 27 May 2020 that they have gained Rs. 2,800cr revenue in FY20.
Mary Meeker’s venture capital fund Bond Capital has backed online education startup BYJU’s, marking its first investment in India.The startup, which simplifies math and science concepts for K-12 students through games and videos, has seen tremendous growth over the past year. That has further accelerated with coronavirus lockdowns shutting schools and prompting parents, teachers and students to seek out online resources.