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unacademy: Unacademy acquires take a look at preparation startup Coursavy

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Bengaluru: Unacademy has acquired take a look at preparation startup Coursavy for an undisclosed sum, because the SoftBank-backed training expertise platform seems to be to strengthen its place within the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations class.

Founded in January 2019 by Vimal Singh Rathore, Coursavy has over 70,000 learners on its YouTube channel and platform the place it hosts reside on-line lessons, resolve the doubts of UPSC aspirants, and helps with research notes, efficiency analysis and suggestions.

“Bringing Coursavy on board will play a strategic role for Unacademy in the UPSC examination category,” mentioned Gaurav Munjal, cofounder and CEO of Unacademy. “I look forward to working with Vimal and the Coursavy team as they become a part of the Unacademy Group.”

This is Unacademy’s fourth acquisition this 12 months, after Kreatryx, PrepLadder and extra lately CodeChef.

The firm additionally invested $5 million for a majority stake in Mastree, a subscription platform for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) programs for college students in Grades 5-8.

Unacademy mentioned Coursavy’s content material will assist lecturers by itself platform in conducting reside lessons, whereas Rathore will act as a mentor, aside from being a trainer on the platform himself.

“We are thrilled to be a part of Unacademy and be able to contribute to the mission of democratising education. Access to the right resources, technology and teams will help us create impact in the lives of millions of learners,” Rathore, the CEO of Coursavy, mentioned.


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