Unacademy Valuation Soars to $2 Billion

Adding on to the list of phenomenal edtech fundraises this year, Unacademy has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Tiger Global Management and the US-based Dragoneer Investment Group.

“Our mission from Day One has been to democratise education and make it more affordable and accessible. We have consistently built the most iconic products that deliver high quality education to everyone,” said Gaurav Munjal, Co-Founder and CEO, Unacademy, in a statement.

In September, the five-year old startup had entered the unicorn club with a $150 million cheque from SoftBank. Unacademy had also raised funding from Facebook in February, the social media giant’s second direct investment in India.

The startup is also backed by Sequoia India, Nexus Venture Partners, Steadview Capital and Blume Ventures, and individual investors Kalyan Krishnamurthy, CEO, Flipkart and Sujeet Kumar, co-founder, Udaan.

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