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Vedantu raises $100 mn in funding from Coatue
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Vedantu raises $100 mn in funding from Coatue

New Delhi, 17th July 2020: Online live tutoring platform Vedantu raises $100 million (about ₹752 crores) in funding, led by US-based investment firm Coatue. The Series D round also saw participation from existing investors as well including Tiger Global Management, Accel Partners, Omidyar Network, TAL, and WestBridge Capital. Vedantu's total fundraising has crossed USD 200 million. The latest $100 million funding round pushed Vedantu's valuation to USD 600 million. Rahul Kishore, managing director of Coatue, will also join Vedantu's board, it added. Vedantu said the latest infusion has made it the 'second most valued company in the Indian edutech space after Byju's. Indian edu-tech firm Byju's have the highest valuation of USD 10.5 billion. Vedantu has always believ...
Vedantu Raises $24 Million Led by GGV Capital
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Vedantu Raises $24 Million Led by GGV Capital

Education technology start-up Vedantu has raised Rs 171 crore (USD 24 million) in a round led by global venture capital firm GGV Capital with participation from existing investors. This was in addition to the Rs 299 crore raised by the firm in August 2019. "We are excited to have GGV Capital back us, as a unique VC firm that has backed some of the world's most successful companies, this is a huge validation for Vedantu. We want to further our mission to make this new format of live interactive classes the answer to the current engagement gaps in online education and are very excited about the future," Vedantu CEO and co-founder Vamsi Krishna said in a statement. With this round, the total fundraised by the company stands at around Rs 600 crore. Krishna said that the company se...