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List of Top EdTech Startups In India

The present EdTech Sector in India is completely different from what it used to be a few years ago. Edtech startups are changing the educational landscape of India by providing interactive educational content, online discussions, exclusively customized learning modules, etc.

Due to the increasing demand for quality education, the Indian online education market is expected to reach $1.96 Billion by the year 2022.

List of Top EdTech Startups In India

1. Byju’s

Founder: Byju Raveendran

Investors: Verlinves, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Sequoia Capital, Sofina, Aarin Capital

Working: Byju’s is a household name in India in the EdTech sector. Byju’s is offering students world-class content. And according to them, their teaching techniques are copyrighted. Most of the instructors In Byju’s belong to some of the most prestigious institutes in the country. 

2. Vedantu

Investors: Tiger Global and Accel

Co-founders: Saurabh Saxena, Pulkit Jain, Anand Prakash, Vamsi Krishna

Working: Vedantu provides 1-to-1 or 1-to-few live tutoring for students from class 4 to class 12 for both ICSE and CBSE boards across India. Their USP is a technology called WAVE (Whiteboard Audio Video Environment), which assists in producing a better teaching experience.

3. Career Guide

Founder: Surabhi Dewra, Love Chopra

Investors: Ronnie Screwvala, Vishal Gondal, Rajesh Tekriwal

Working: Career Guide counsels students and helps them in their career decision. The startup has been addressing the problems and challenges of students across the country and has a network of more than 1100 career counselors.

4. Upgrad

Co-founders: Phalgun Kompalli, Ronnie Screwvala, Ravijot Chugh, Mayank Kumar.

Working: Founded in 2015 by Ronnie Screwvala, UpGrad provides services to professionals who are looking to upgrade their skills.

5. Unacademy

Co-founders: Sachin Gupta, Gaurav Munjal

Investors: Blume Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, Tracxn, Waterbridge Ventures, Sandeep Tandon, Ashish Tulsian

Working: Intending to provide all the education in the world for free, Unacademy provides lectures on Banking, CA, CAPF, UPSC and other competitive exams like CLAT, CAT, JEE, Pre-Medical.

6. CollegeDekho

Founder: Ruchir Arora

Investors: GirnarSoft, Man Capital

Working: This startup helps students to find the best university or college for further studies. College Dekho provides a listing of colleges, a listing of exams (category wise), along with news related to them.

7. CueMath

Founder: Manan Khurma

Investors: Alphabet, CapitalG, Sequoia Capital, Unitus Seed Fund

Working: As the name says, CueMath provides math lectures from teachers having expertise in mathematics. 

8. Culture Alley

Co-founders: Nishant Patni, Pranshu Bhandari

Investors: Tiger Global Management, 500 Startups, Kae Capital, Julie McDermott

Working: Culture Alley is a startup that helps people to learn numerous languages. 

9. Dost Education

Co-founders: Sneha Sheth, Sindhuja Jeyabal

Working: Dost Education is ’empowering parents to promote early childhood development at home’. They are enabling parents of any literacy level to take command of their child’s early education.

10. Edudharma

Co-founders: Dinesh Manickam, N Balaji

Working: Edudharma is a startup that has created a crowdfunding platform for corporates, NGOs, and others which can help fund a student’s education who drop out for financial pressures. 

11. EduKart

Co-founders: Ishan Gupta, Mayank Gupta

Investors: Vijay Shekhar Sharma, 500 Startup, Holostik Group’s United Finsec, YouWeCan Ventures, 

Working: Edukart is a distribution platform that provides a wide range of courses from Indian as well as international providers. 

12. Embibe

Founder: Aditi Avasthi

Investors: Kalaari Capital and Lightbox

Working: Embibe is a platform that helps students to prepare for Indian competitive examinations. The best feature of this platform is using data analytics it explains the student about his various weak points instead of simply giving a scorecard.

13. Simplilearn

Founder: Krishna Kumar

Investors: InnoVen Capital, Mayfield Fund, Helion Venture Partners, Kalaari Capital

Working: Simplilearn provides services to IT professionals want to upgrade their skills through certification and structured program.

Read: Everything You Want To Know About the Indian EdTech Sector