Byju Raveendran

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Byju Raveendran
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NationalityIndian
OccupationFounder of Byju's

Byju Raveendran (born 1981)[2] is an Indian billionaire who is the founder of BYJU’s.[3] He founded Byju's classes in 2011, he has a net worth of 1.9 B.[4][5] He is currently in the list of top 100 billionaires of India and has a ranking of 72nd. He started byjus tablet in 2012 and further releasing his app in 2015 which got 2 million users in first 2 months of release. He was named to Fortune Magazine's 2020 '40 Under 40' list under the technology category.[2]

Byju's acquired the status of 'Decacorn' on June 29, 2020.[6]

Early life[edit | edit source]

He was born in the Azhikode[7] village of Kerala, India. He studied at a Malayalam medium school where both his parents were teachers.[8]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Byju Raveendran & family". Forbes.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Byju Raveendran | 2020 40 under 40 in Tech". Fortune. Retrieved 2020-09-13.
  3. Raghunathan, Anu. "How Byju Raveendran Built A $5.5 Billion Business With His EdTech Startup". Forbes.
  4. "How eight students helped Byju Raveendran build his multi-crore edtech business - The unicorn in the garden". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2018-11-10.
  5. Majumdar, Sourav (14 September 2017). "Byju Raveendran: The sharp, canny teacher-entrepreneur". Forbes India. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  6. Raghunathan, Anu. "Byju's becomes a Decacorn". Forbes.
  7. "Byju's education app: A CAT topper who didn't fancy IIMs is making self-learning cool among Indian students — Quartz India". qz.com. Retrieved 2018-11-10.
  8. "Teacher, entrepreneur: The success story of Byju Raveendran".


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