Indian edtech firm PhysicsWallah becomes a unicorn, after raising $100 million

Indian edtech firm PhysicsWallah becomes a unicorn, after raising $100 million
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PhysicsWallah, an India-based edtech firm has raised $1oo million in its Series A funding round from Westbridge and GSV Ventures at a $1.1 billion valuation, making it the latest unicorn in the country.

  • The firm will use the funds to scale its brand, expand the business, open new centres, and develop more courses.
  • Launched in 2016, PhysicsWallah is a tech-driven educational firm offering online and offline services in JEE, NEET, engineering and state board exams.
  • With over 1900 employees and 5.2 million downloads on PlayStore, the firm claims it 9x its revenues in 2021/22 and is currently on a $65 million run rate for FY2023.
  • It plans to reach 250 million students by 2025 and open 20 new learning stations across India.