BYJU'S Current Affairs, GK & News

What is a Deccahorn?

Deccahorns are private firms whose value exceeded over ten billion USD. Recently Swiggy has become the fourth Indian company to earn the tag. The other three companies that hold the tag already are Paytm, a FinTech, Oyo (a hotel aggregator) and Byjus (an Edtech). Facebook was the first Deccahorn. It earned the tag in 2007. ..

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India Edtech Consortium

The private companies in India have joined together to form India EdTech Consortium. It was formed under the guidance of Internet Mobile Association of India. It was launched after Government of India announced that it is to launch as policy to regulate the edtech sector, that is education and technology sector. What is Edtech? EdTech ..

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NITI Aayog-Byju’s partnered to provide free education in Aspirational Districts

NITI Aayog has partnered with BYJU’S on September 17, 2021, in a bid to provide free access to education to students in 112 Aspirational Districts in India. Key Points Under the partnership, Byju’s will provide free access to its high-quality and tech-driven learning programmes to students in order to ensure access to quality education. This ..

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WEF releases new list of 115 Young Global Leaders

World Economic Forum (WEF) released its new list of 115 Young Global Leaders. As per the report, these young global leaders from 52 countries under the age of forty are working in their respective fields to change the world and are called ‘change-makers’. Five Indians are named in the coveted list including  Byju Classes’ founder ..

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BYJU’s becomes official sponsor for Indian cricket team

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recently announced that Bengaluru-based educational technology and online tutorial firm Byju’s has replaced Chinese mobile manufacturer Oppo as the official Team India sponsor. The deal period will begin from 5 September, 2019 until 31 March, 2022. BYJU’s is a leading education and learning app and ..

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Siddhartha Lal Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 – India

The CEO and Managing director of Eicher Motors, Siddhartha Lal has been named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year for 2018 on 12th February 2019 in Mumbai. He was responsible for a huge turnaround of the Eicher Motors after he had taken over the reins in 2006. In this process he has also resurrected the ..

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