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No plans to shut down WhiteHat Jr, merely optimising it: Byju's

Last year, Byju's laid off about 600 employees at its group companies - WhiteHat Jr and Toppr


Peerzada Abrar Bengaluru
Byju’s on Thursday denied media reports that the edtech giant is shutting down its platform WhiteHat Jr that teaches coding, math and music to kids. Byju’s bought the Mumbai-based WhiteHat Jr in 2020 for $300 million. The company said that it is only optimising the platform for organic and efficient growth.

“Regarding the specific question on WhiteHat Jr, we have no plans of shutting it down,” said Byju’s spokesperson. “We are merely optimising it for organic and efficient growth. We remain fully committed to delivering world-class educational experiences and solutions that empower students to achieve their full potential.”

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First Published: Feb 23 2023 | 11:49 PM IST

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