Byju’s plans to cut as many as 5,000 jobs in the coming weeks, a person familiar with the matter said, as the Indian edtech giant looks to pare down costs amid a broader restructuring of its bus
Gizmo, a generative AI learning startup that uses gamified quizzes to engage learners, raised $3.5 million in seed funding.
Founded by the former vice president of AI at Meta, Jerome Pesenti, Sizzle is a free AI-powered learning app that generates step-by-step answers to math equations and word problems. The company recent
Edsoma, which offers an AI-powered reading, education and communication platform for children, raised $2.5 million in a seed round led by Shaquille O'Neal.
Outschool, the online learning platform that offers kid-friendly academic and interest-based classes, announced today the launch of its AI Teaching Assistant, a tool for tutors to generate progress re
Decks for education-based startups are pretty rare. Here's how Tomorrow University landed that $10 million.
Ello aims to eradicate childhood illiteracy by leveraging artificial intelligence and child speech recognition technology. The startup announced today that it secured $15 million in Series A financing
Language learning app maker Duolingo this morning officially confirmed the coming launch of its latest product, Duolingo Music. TechCrunch had previously reported the company was hiring for music expe
Three senior executives are leaving Byju’s as part of a restructuring at the edtech group, the Indian startup said Tuesday. Mukut Deepak, who led the classes 4-10 business; Himanshu Bajaj, head
Summer is coming to an end, which means students will (hopefully) be in air-conditioned classrooms and away from this unrelenting heat wave. It also means that they’re probably on the hunt for m
Work on Duolingo’s next big app, Duolingo Music, is well on its way, according to new findings. Recent development efforts indicate the company’s upcoming app will focus on piano, drums, a
GoStudent — the late-stage tutor marketplace that has raised $686.3 million so far — has now raised another $95 million in what it calls a strategic fundraise from Deutsche Bank and other inve
Prosus, one of the largest investors in Byju’s, expressed its disappointment in the edtech giant’s reporting and governance practices on Tuesday, a month after all the key investors quit t
Edtech continued to stutter, not just due to unexpectedly negative results, but also by merely acknowledging the risks of generative AI.
Language learning platform Preply made a name for itself for connecting students with a selection of some 35,000 tutors and group classes across some 50 languages. Now it’s looking to the future
Officials from India’s GST tax department are searching the offices of UpGrad, an edtech unicorn that counts Temasek, James Murdoch’s Lupa Systems and World Bank’s International Finance
Big moves ahead for Kahoot, the Oslo startup that’s built a popular platform for users to create, share and play education-focused “games”, played by billions of students and adults
Prosus, the largest non-founder shareholder in Byju’s, has drastically slashed the worth of its stake in the edtech giant, implying a starkly diminished valuation of $5.1 billion to the Indian s
India’s corporate affairs ministry ordered an investigation into edtech startup Byju’s last week, television news channel CNBC-TV18 reported Friday, further complicating matters at the mos
Byju’s unveiled three transformer models on Wednesday intended to enhance the quality of its services and streamline learning and personalization experience for its students as the edtech giant