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Founders Recharge Station: Important Lessons From Sundar Pichai
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Founders Recharge Station: Important Lessons From Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai, the Chief Executive Officer of Google, was born and bought up in a middle class family in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. He spent most of his childhood living in a modest two bedroom apartment with his parents and grew up living a restricted life. Pichai earned his degree from IIT Kharagpur in Mettalurgical Engineering. After completing his education from IIT Kharagpur and Stanford University, Pichai took the biggest leap of his life by joining Google in 2004 where he led the product management and innovation efforts for a suite of Google's client software products, including Google Chrome and Chrome OS. He was also largely responsible for  Google Drive. In addition, he went on to oversee the development of other applications such as Gmail and&...
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