Every problem has its solutions and even more, every problem is an opportunity. The learning process has stayed the same over a long period of time. In today’s world, the offline education system and traditional teaching are creating trouble with several inefficiencies. Most of the people are deprived of quality education in a developing country. They don’t have access to proper guidance and tutor. But the time is changing now with an awesome learning platform called Vedantu.
Vedantu is a great solution as it is transforming in a great way people learn & teach as well. One of the leading real-time online tutoring platform in India where instructors provide tuition to students over the internet. Furthermore, a company can be a great platform for overcoming against the traditional way of teaching in the upcoming days.
Vedantu offers learners to learn LIVE with a wide range of highly-qualified teachers. Approximately it has 500+ instructors who had already taught more than millions of hours. By the time 40000+ students across 1000+ cities from 30+ countries already have been enrolled at Vedantu.
How Vedantu Started?
At first, the company integrated as a joint venture with Bangalore-based Vedantu Innovations Pvt. Ltd in 2011. Later in October 2014, Vedantu officially launched as an online learning platform for the public. A fact about the company name “Vedantu” which is derived from Sanskrit words Veda which means Knowledge and Tantu which refer to Network.
Simply, Vedantu means a Knowledge Network where each and every student can learn from the teacher directly via online. Using this platform anyone can enroll from anywhere, anytime in a most personalized way.
IITian friends namely Vamsi Krishna, Pulkit Jain, Saurabh Saxena, and Anand Prakash founded Vedantu. In fact, all of them have been a teacher themselves over 13 years of teaching experience. Even more, they have taught approximately for more than 10000+ students.
It is one such Startup that wants people to change the way people learn things.On the other hand, Vedantu is their second venture company after Lakshya. A Lakshya is a test preparation coaching company which is still on progress. It was acquired by a public listed company, MT Educare in the year 2012.
Why learn on Vedantu?
Vedantu is one of India’s best online tutoring platform where teachers provide school tuitions to students over the internet. It is based on using an actual-time virtual learning environment. Vedantu operates in a marketplace model which provides the facility to a student to browse, discover and choose to learn from the online tutor of their choice.
Vedantu offers a wide range of curriculum for classes ranging from 4th to 12th grade. It primarily provides services for ICSE, CBSE throughout India and the Middle East. Currently, the company’s primary services are to provide live online tutoring in science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), English, Mathematics, Hindi, Sanskrit, German, French, Environmental Science, Computer Science, and Social Science & many more.
It also claims to provide test preparation courses for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) and Problem Solving Assessment (PSA). In addition, it also provides courses for International Mathematics Olympiad and National Science Olympiad.
Features that stand out Vedantu
Vedantu is creating technology in education to bring positive impact – to create more ‘Teachers by Choice‘, to make Quality education more accessible & affordable. Here are some of the best features you can find using this online tutoring platform:
- LIVE audio-video connection between Teacher & Student at very low internet bandwidth
- Shared live learning environment (Whiteboard) between student and teacher.
- A replay of every LIVE session between teacher-student on Vedantu
- Handy Management Tools for teaching-learning
- Performance Reporting for Students and Parents
- LIVE Session on Mobile Devices
Net Worth of the Company
Vedantu raised its first round of funding after six months of current operational format. It rose $5 million from Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management in its Series A funding.
Vedantu plan is to mobilize the funding in developing technology solutions for tablets and mobile with scalability which can run hundreds of live learning sessions simultaneously. It has also raised $11 million in a Series B funding round led by Silicon Valley impact investment firm Omidyar Network and also contributed by its present investor Accel Partners.
The huge population of India makes it impossible for all to get a high-quality education. The increase in the number of internet users in India and the need to get a high-quality education, the company will see its better days ahead.