BYJU’S Expands Its Presence in North America
Following a global acquisition spree, the learning brand will invest $1 billion across the next 3 years in North America to accelerate its goal of inspiring kids across all age groups to fall in love with learning
PALO ALTO, Calif. (June 3, 2021) -- Backed by the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, Naspers, General Atlantic, Sequoia Capital, Silver Lake, Tiger Global and other notable investors, BYJU’S, the world’s leading education technology company and creator of India’s most loved learning app, today announced its plans to expand its presence in North America. Having already acquired Palo-Alto based company Osmo, BYJU’S is planning to do a number of strategic acquisitions across all grade levels. The news comes as BYJU’S announces the launch of a new live online one on one learning platform, BYJU’S Future School, in North America.
With a mission to encourage kids to become life-long learners, BYJU’S is a leader in offering personalized learning programs for students from kindergarten through 12th grade. The company’s been on a growth spree filling in all the pieces from K-12 in India and acquiring popular learning brands in the U.S. such as Osmo, the beloved hands-on learning system used by more than one million households and 35,000+ classrooms.
Already trusted by more than 100 million students worldwide, BYJU’S will invest $1 billion in North America to accelerate its vision of helping students fall in love with learning.
“We’re proud to bring our world-class program of proven pedagogical methods mixed with innovative technology and content to inspire more kids all over the world to fall in love with learning,” says Byju Raveendran, Founder and CEO, BYJU’S. “Our expansion into North America comes at a critical time for families who are actively looking for supplemental learning that encourages their kids to be creative and to become active learners.”
The new launch, BYJU’S Future School, is a one-on-one learning platform for math and coding, which helps cross the bridge from passive to active learning by offering an interactive platform that blends real-time feedback with lessons that generate creative outcomes. To learn more or sign-up for BYJU’S Future School, go to: byjusfutureschool.com
Founded in Bangalore in 2011, BYJU’S is the world’s leading edtech company and the creator of India’s most loved school learning app which offers highly adaptive, engaging and effective learning programs for students.
With more than 100M registered students and 6.5M annual paid subscriptions, BYJU’S is creating a new way of learning through hands-on, visual lessons taught by trained educators. The company is backed by strong and prominent investors like Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, General Atlantic, Silver Lake, B Capital Group, T. Rowe Price, Sequoia Capital India, Bond, BlackRock, Sofina, Verlinvest, Tencent, Owl Ventures, Naspers, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB),Tiger Global, Qatar Investment Authority, Lightspeed Venture Partners, IFC, DST Global.
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