Byju Raveendran
Byju Raveendran

Bengaluru-based ed tech decacorn Byju’s has acquired Gradeup, an online exam preparation platform Business Standard has reported.

Gradeup will be rebranded as Byju’s Exam Prep and will cater to students preparing for more than 150 examinations for people wishing to apply for government jobs, or embarking on postgraduate studies.

Byju Raveendran, founder, and chief executive of Byju’s, said: “With Gradeup on board, we will be able to further scale and expand our test-prep offerings in postgraduate level exams. Gradeup has already proved its mettle and we are excited to join forces with the seasoned team. We aim to bring our complementary strengths and expertise together to create engaging and personalised learning experiences.”

Shobhit Bhatnagar, chief executive of Gradeup, added: “Together with Byju’s, we will accelerate our growth and expand our reach across the country. Further, we will leverage their strengths in content to deepen our current product offering and broaden our coverage of exams.”

Date published: 8 September 2021

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