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Lockdown has bumped up our user base 3-fold in past one month: Byju's COO

In a Q&A, Mrinal Mohit talks about the company's initiatives in capitalising on the changes in consumer behavour following the Covid-19 outbreak

Coronavirus | Byju's | Lockdown

Bibhu Ranjan Mishra  |  Bengaluru 

Byju's COO, Mrinal Mohit
Mrinal Mohit, Chief Operating Officer of online education platform Byju's

It’s only on the rarest of rare occasions that external factors that cause widespread disruption across most sectors, come as a blessing for a few. In the present scenario, this has proven true for the edtech space and within that, for Byju’s, India’s largest education technology company. As the whole country went into a starting third week of March, the Bengaluru-based Unicorn has not only seen a three-fold jump in user base, but has also quietly entered the live tutoring segment with an aim of positioningg itself as the best platform for “afterschool learning”. In an interaction with Bibhu Ranjan Mishra, the company’s Chief Operating Officer Mrinal Mohit talks about the new normal. Edited excerpts:



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First Published: Thu, April 30 2020. 22:24 IST