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Byju’s Aakash deal: Byju’s to acquire Aakash Educational Services in nearly $1-billion deal

Mumbai/Bengaluru: India’s most-valued edtech startup Byju’s is acquiring Blackstone Group-backed Aakash Educational Services Ltd. in an estimated $950-million cash-and-stock deal. Post the transaction, Blackstone Group...

Misplaced celebrations: How edtech changed education from necessity to privilege

2020 saw one of the biggest crises in education due to the pandemic that triggered a record inflow of over $2 billion in edtech space....

Six hours will decide India’s next digital superstar

By Andy Mukherjee Time will be the next frontier in India’s digital battlefield; dollars will follow the hours consumers spend online. India has left a...

China central bank slowly buying stakes in Indian companies

MUMBAI: In mid-April, stock exchange disclosures revealed that the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) had a holding of over 1% in Indian mortgage finance major...