Byju's acquires US-based digital reading platform Epic for $500 mn

The acquisition will help Byju's expand its US footprint; firm seeks to become a natural part of America's learning culture

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Neha Alawadhi New delhi
Byju’s, India’s most valuable start-up, has acquired US-based digital reading platform Epic for $500 million, strengthening its position in the education technology (edtech) sector.

The acquisition will help Byju’s expand its US footprint by providing access to the more than two million teachers and 50 million kids in Epic’s existing global user base, which more than doubled over the last year, it said.

“Epic’s model for inspiring the next generation through interactive reading is in lockstep with our mission to help millions of children become life-long learners. We welcome Epic’s talented leadership team and employees to the Byju's family as we endeavour

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First Published: Jul 21 2021 | 5:15 PM IST

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