Byju's on an acquisition spree, buys Great Learning for $600 mn

The edtech decacorn has now spent over $2 billion for acquisitions over the last six months

Byju's
Premium

This partnership brings together Byju’s technology and content expertise with Great Learning’s sought-after professional courses.

Peerzada Abrar Bengaluru
Edtech decacorn Byju’s is on an acquisition spree to grow rapidly in India and globally as the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the adoption of online education. Students and professionals are looking to upgrade their skills, while schools and offices remain shut. 

India’s most valuable start-up has acquired 6 companies across India and the US this year and spent over $2 billion over the last 6 months on these acquisitions, according to the sources. The inorganic route is expected to help the Bengaluru-based Byju’s quickly dominate the edtech market which has witnessed a boom due to the pandemic. It is helping

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Jul 26 2021 | 3:24 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com