The Hurun’s Global Unicorn List of 2020 has explained in details the 21 Unicorn of Indian soil which collectively values at more than $ 73.2 Billion. This explains the potential of Indian entrepreneur and how well our Indian Startups compete globally.
In this article we will discuss the top 5 Indian Unicorns which have made a significant impact in EdTech Industry, their founders, overview of them and other key detail of these unicorns.
Unacademy is a Bengaluru based EdTech startup which started as a YouTube Channel in the year of 2010 by Gaurav Munjal. Later in 2015, its co-founder Roman Saini and Hemesh Singh Came on board to official register the company.
Till date Unacademy has raised more than $88.5 Million which they invest in their students and top rated faculties. From Banking exams to UPSC and technical exams too Unacademy has helped millions of Indian students to secure a selection.
Personally being myself a learner of TestBook I can validate their efforts they have taken to enrich the students preparation of every competitive exams. More than 35000 selections through TestBook is the sign of trust by many students in its faculties and Coaches’.
The company core members are Ashutosh Kumar, Narendra Agrawal, Manoj Munna, Praveen Agrawal and Arpit Oswal, most of them are IIT graduates who are revolutionized the EdTech Industry.
This multi-billion company is the brain child of Byju Raveendran. Their main product being the learning app is developed by Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd, a 2011 established company by Raveendran himself.
Quality educational content from class I to Class 12th along with JEE and NEET preparation, also for many competitive exams they have expert faculties who are helped millions of students of every to succeed with individual mentoring.
There are more than 40 million users overall who are directly benefited by the learning app.
4 Great Learning
An IIT Bombay and standard Alumnus Mohan Lakhamraju founded Great Learning in 2013.
Great Learning is aimed to train professional for learning for life with industry relevant and quality programmes.
Professional joining the program has seen an average hike of 50 percent in their salaries through Great Learning. More than 5000 students have been a part of paid programmes by Great Learning making it one of the best platform for professionals to upskill their expertise and be future ready.
Vedantu has transformed offline classroom learning to online learning. Vedantu being an online interactive teaching platform has bridged the gap between students and teachers in this lockdown of Covid 19.
Founded in 2011 by four friends, Vamsi Krishna, Pulkit Jain, Saurabh Saxena and Anand Prakash is their second venture which has changed millions of lives. Their main target are 4th to 12th students, helping them with individual subject faculties and exam preparation of NEET and JEE as well.
The list is way too long than these 5, there are others too which deserve a place in the list. I will add another list highlighting them as well.
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