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The Byju's Quiz: How Much Do You Know About India's Most Valuable Edtech Startup?

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Editor, TRANSFIN.
Nov 25, 2020 12:09 PM 5 min play


Think "edtech" and the first company that'd prop in your head would probably be Byju's.

The Bengaluru-headquartered unicorn began its journey nine years ago as a digital platform offering online video-based programmes for the K-12 segment as well as competitive exams. Today, with over 50 million users and ₹2,800 crore ($370 million) in annual revenue, it has become a force to reckon with.

So, how about a Quiz on Byju's? Its corporate history, business model, fund raising, controversies etc.?

Here's what awaits you:

  1. Let's start with something broad. What is the name of the company that manages the Byju's platform?
  2. What is Byju's current valuation?
  3. Which of these private equity firms participated in Byju's latest investment round (this week) as a new investor?
  4. Speaking of Byju's investment rounds...how many investment rounds has the edtech startup been through?
  5. Which of these is NOT a subsidiary of Byju's?
  6. As of November 25th 2020, Byju's is India's second-most valuable startup. Which is the first?
  7. What was Byju Raveendran doing before jumping into teaching and online education?
  8. Who is the brand ambassador for Byju's?
  9. Byju's coding platform WhiteHat Jr received a torrent of criticism for a misleading ad claiming a 12-year-old kid named X learnt AI to get a ₹20cr ($2.7m) job from Google. Identify X.
  10. Let's knock it out of the field, shall we? Byju's was temporarily the title sponsor for which team in the Indian Premier League 2020?

FIN.

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