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Introducing Byju Raveendran, Finalist of the 22nd EY Entrepreneur of the year 2020
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Introducing Byju Raveendran, Finalist of the 22nd EY Entrepreneur of the year 2020

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) program was launched to celebrate the entrepreneurial ingenuity, share inspiring stories and recognize achievements of budding entrepreneurs. This program recognizes exceptional people who create products and services that propel local and global economies forward. Marico chairman Harsh C. Mariwala was named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 who will represent India at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award (WEOY) in Monte Carlo from 4 – 7 June 2021. The 14 Finalists were selected by an eminent eight-member independent Jury Panel led by Uday Kotak, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Kotak Mahindra Bank.  Founder and Chief Executive Officer of India’s largest ed-tech company, Byju Raveendran was one among the 14 finalist...
Think and Learn, Byju’s parent makes $300 million cash offer for WhiteHat Jr
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Think and Learn, Byju’s parent makes $300 million cash offer for WhiteHat Jr

BYJU'S parent has made a $300 Mn all cash offer for WhiteHat Jr and is looking to spend $150 Mn for Doubtnut a week after raising funding  from Silicon Valley investor Mary Meeker’s Bond. Byju’s is reportedly in advanced negotiations to acquire Doubtnut, a two-year-old learning app, for as much as $150 million as an all-cash transaction. BYJU'S is currently leading the edtech market with 57 Mn users. Byju's was founded in 2008 by Divya Gokulnath and Byju Raveendran, offering a learning app, which was launched in 2015 and has learning programmes for students in classes IV-XII along with courses to help students prepare for competitive exams like JEE, NEET, CAT, IAS, GRE, and GMAT. It has raised a total of $1.5B in funding over 15 rounds. Their l...