The latest round funding in Byju's also included maiden investment from Owl Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund.

Byju’s Founder Raveendran Joins Billionaire’s Club

Byju Raveendran, the founder of BYJU’s learning app, has joined the billionaire club with the latest funding of USD 150 million earlier this month. The deal conferred a value of USD 5.7 billion on the company, pole vaulting Raveendran into the billionaire’s club. A 37-year old former teacher, Byju holds more than 21 percent stake in the Bengaluru-based educational technology and online tutorial firm.