Edtech firms in India set for shake-up of sector

BANGALORE/NEW DELHI – While most businesses took a hit during the Covid-19 pandemic, Indian firm BYJU’S grew to become the world’s largest edtech company.

The company’s virtual lessons in maths and science had since 2011 supplemented in-school classes for students, but as the pandemic shut schools across India, edtech firms stepped in to plug gaps in conventional education that struggled to move online.