Byju’s is an educational technology company that offers online learning solutions through its app. It provides
- Comprehensive content: The app offers a wide range of educational content, including videos, interactive lessons, and practice questions, covering various subjects and grade levels.
- Engaging format: Byju’s uses animated videos and interactive elements to make learning engaging and enjoyable for students.
- Personalized learning: The app provides personalized learning paths based on each student’s performance and learning pace, allowing them to progress at their own speed.
- Exam preparation: Byju’s offers specialized courses and materials for competitive exams, such as IIT-JEE and NEET, which are popular among Indian students.
- Test preparation: Byju’s offers specialized courses for competitive exams in India, such as JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) and NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test), helping students prepare for these important tests.
- Parental monitoring: Parents can track their child’s progress and performance through the app, providing insights into their learning journey.
- Offline access: Some content is available for offline access, enabling students to study without an internet connection.
BlackRock, the global leader in asset management and a minority shareholder in Byju’s, has reduced the valuation of its stake in the Indian edtech startup for the second time this year. During the quarter ended 31 March, BlackRock marked down the value of its shares in Byju’s by 26% compared to the previous three months, and by a substantial 62% from a year ago.