Top 10 Educational Technology Companies In India

Top 10 educational companies in India

Don’t try to beat the competitors at their own game. You have to invent a new game and master it.

— Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn)

Educational technology is one of the most growing and popular sectors in India. In this blog, we will talk about the top 10 Educational technology companies in India.

Do you know in the year 2020 EDtech industry was predicted to report a $1.7 billion profit?


The first name in the list of Top 10 Educational technology companies in India is Byjus was founded by Byju Raveendran and his wife Divya Gokulnath in 2011.

Byjus provide lectures through interactive video learning which helps the student to learn things easily.

Their main focus is on students for classes 4-12 classes. It also provides higher-level education for UPSC, CAT, IAS, etc.

Revenue – US$390 million
Headquarters – Bengaluru, Karnataka
InvestorsMark Zuckerberg, Sequoia Capital India, Bond, etc.
Do you know Shahrukh Khan is a brand ambassador of Byjus?


Unacademy is one of the Top 10 Educational technology companies in India. Gaurav Munjal started Unacademy as a Youtube channel in 2010. Later it became an educational technology company in 2015 and upcoming founders Roman Saini and Hemesh Singh become the Board of Directors.

The basic aim of Unacademy was to provide education related to competitive exams like UPSC, CAT, IAS, Railway, etc with the best tutors in their subject.

Revenue – $1.12 crores USD
Headquarters – Bengaluru, Karnataka
Investors Sachin Tendulkar, General Atlantic, etc are the investors of Unacademy.


Brainly was started in 2009 by Michał Borkowski,Tomasz Kraus, Lukasz Haluch. Brainly is the third most famous educational technology company in India. It is an educational technology platform.

Where students can ask questions from each other and the particular subject teachers. Their main aim is to help the students to make their education easy.

Revenue – $68.5M.
Headquarters – New York
Investors – Runa Capital, Prosus Ventures


Extramarks focus on old-school blackboard teachings. They solve students’ problems with the help of interactive animated videos their tie-up is with both government and private schools.

Extramarks work with these schools Delhi Public School, Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls’ School, and Sophia Sr. Sec. School etc. It was founded by Atul Kulshrestha.

Revenue – US$28 million {FY-2015-2016}
Headquarters – Noida
Investor Reliance Capital and Infotel Group

Do you know Mukesh Ambani owns 38.5% in Extramarks education?

If you want to start your business in education technology then you can learn a lot from the Extramarks business model. Their business model does not require a lot of capital in the early stages.

Top 10 Educational technology companies in India


Doubtnut was started by Tanushree Nagori and his husband Aditya Shankar. Their ecosystem is very easy to use anyone can use it easily.

Students just need to upload an image of the question and they will get answers in 10-20 seconds. Their main focus is science and Maths for classes 9-12 and students who are preparing for JEE/NEET.

Revenue – $49.9M
Headquarters – Gurugram
Investors – Sequoia Capital India, Lupa Systems, WaterBridge
Ventures, etc.

This is one of the unique models in education technology companies.

Whitehat jr

Whitehat jr helps students to learn coding with the help of their interactive sessions and using AI technology which helps students to learn better.

It was started by Karan Bajaj in 2018 recently in 2020 it was acquired by byjus. They usually work with students in the age bracket aged 6 years to 14 years.

There is a lot of business opportunity for coding education technology companies.

Revenue – Rs 6.7 lakhs in FY19
Headquarters – Mumbai


It was Started in 2015 by Mayank Kumar, Phalgun Kompalli, Ravijot Chugh and Ronnie Screwvala is a famous name in the Indian business world he is one of the most powerful people in Aisa he is also the owner of the famous film production company RSVP Movies.

UpGrad usually focuses on higher education like Sales, Digital Marketing, Software and Technology, BBA, and MBA. Their tie-up is usually with famous institutes like Deakin University, IIT Madras and Liverpool College, etc.

There are very few education technology companies like UpGrad are there in the Indian market that directly provides education from the university like Deakin University, IIT Madras, Liverpool College, etc.

Revenue – Rs 1,200 crore
Headquarters – Mumbai
Investors – Rekrut India, The Gate Academy, etc.

Udemy, Inc.

Udemy is a course provider website where students can learn new and different courses easily from various teachers. Udemy is spread in various fields like digital marketing, English learning, cooking, Nutrition, Art and culture and finance, and accounting, etc.

It was started in the year 2010 by Eren Bali, Gagan Biyani, and Oktay Caglar

Revenue-Rs 1,200 crore
Headquarters-San Francisco,
Investors- Learn Capital, Mindrock Capital, and Tencent

Top 10 Educational technology companies in India


Lynda was started by Lynda Weinman in 1995. In 2015 it was acquired by Linkedin 2015 and Microsoft acquired LinkedIn in 2016 currently, it is a Subsidiary of Microsoft.

They provide courses in various industries like Business, Creative, and Technology. Lynda is the oldest company in the educational technology industry.

Revenue – US$100 million (2013)
Headquarters – Carpinteria, California, United States
Investors– Meritech Capital Partners, Spectrum Equity

Amazon Academy

Amazon recently entered the educational technology industry with the name of Amazon Academy for students who are preparing for NEET and JEE.

The quality of the content is good. You might face some issues while using the application because it is in the Beta version right now. They also provide you with a live mock test which helps you to understand. You to evaluate your performances. They are also providing all the content and classes for free of cost for some time.

This is one of the best educational technology platforms right now who want to study free of cost.

final words

Education Technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, especially during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many big players are coming into the field of education technology in the coming years.


1. Top edtech companies 2024?

Byjus and Unacademy

2. Edtech companies in Bangalore.

Byjus and Unacademy

3. Public EDtech companies

It is rare to find public EDtech companies.

4.UpGrad free courses with certificates online?

Sometimes companies provide free courses for a while so you
need to keep on checking on their website.

5. Udemy for Business?

Yes, you can use Udemy for your business as well. You need to go
through their rules and regulation and subscribe to them for your

Yash Gulabani

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