UNACADEMY CASE STUDY

UNACADEMY CASE STUDY, FUNDING, BUSINESS MODEL, REVENUE, INVESTORS, COMPETITOR

Founder and CEO: Gaurav Munjal

UNACADEMY BUSINESS MODEL

Unacademy is an online learning platform that offers daily online classes and educational courses for students.

STORY BEHIND THE IDEA

Unacademy was founded in the year 2015 by Gaurav Munjal, Hemesh Singh, and Roman Saini. They started Unacademy as a platform for educators and new-age learners. Their primary focus is the educators creating educational videos and offering live classes to students, and students having access to more than 30 exam preparing categories. Unacademy has now more than 1 million video lectures and over 10,000 intelligent educators on its platform. The company said they have 70% of its users are from Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities in india and they keep on spreading.

FUNDING

In Sept 2016, Unacademy achieved funding of $500K.

 

In Aug 2016, it achieved funding of $1 million from investors Blume, WaterBridge Ventures, Tracxn.

In Jan 2017, it achieved funding of $4.5 million in Series A from investors Nexus and Blume.

In Seo 2017, it achieved $11.5 million in Series B from investors Sequoia, Saifpartners, Nexus, and Blume.

In May 2018, it achieved $574.3K.

In Jul 2018, $21 million in Series C from investors Sequoia, Saifpartners, Nexus, and Blume.

in Jun 2019, $50 million in Series D from investors Sequoia, Steadview, Nexus, and Blume.

In Feb 2020, $110 million in Series E from Investors Facebook, General Atlantic, Seqouia Capital, Nexus, Steadview.

 

 

DISCOVER

FOUNDED: 2015

HEADQUARTERS: Bangalore, Karnataka

ESTIMATED ANNUAL REVENUE: $1.7M

EMPLOYEES: 500

Educators: 14k+

Daily live classes: 1.5k+

Video lessons: 1M+

Exam categories: 60+

Mins. watched: 3.2B+

Industry Sector: E-Learning

Twitter Follower: 38,410

Facebook Follower: 902,187

COMPETITORS

Vedantu, BYJU’S, Toppr, Embibe, Learnpedia, Plancess, Testbook, Extramarks, Top Rankers, and Khan Academy. 

UNACADEMY APP

Unacademy app is available on Google play store with a rating of 4.5 stars. On the Unacademy Learning App, you can attend Live Classes by top educators, get your doubts cleared and tested your preparation via Live Test Series, Quizzes, Practices Section and Much more.

Exam Categories

UPSC CSE

SSC EXAMS

IIT JEE

NEET-UG

NEET-PG

Bank Exams

NTA-UGC NET

CDS/AFCAT/CAPF/NDA/AIR FORCE X&Y/NAVY and more

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UNACADEMY CASE STUDY, FUNDING, BUSINESS MODEL, REVENUE, INVESTORS, COMPETITOR

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