Vedantu is an interactive online tutoring platform where teachers provide school tuitions to students over the internet, using a real-time virtual learning environment named WAVE, a technology built in-house.
Vedantu uses technology to bring together teachers and students on a single platform to enable live learning between them.
Vedantu was incorporated in 2011, by Saurabh Saxena, Vamsi Krishna, Pulkit Jain, & Anand Prakash and the platform launched in October 2014 for public. The company has its headquarter based in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Vedantu has technology tools which enables teachers to provide LIVE teaching to students in an interactive manner using whiteboard, audio and video technology.
Vedantu primarily provides these services to students of grade 4th to 12th for Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) & Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) curriculum throughout India and the Middle East. Currently the company's primary business is live online tutoring in science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), English, Mathematics, Hindi, Sanskrit, German, French, Environmental Science, Computer Science and Social Science.
Vedantu serves 25 million students each month. The startup has amassed an additional 2 million students in recent months as schools closed across the nation after New Delhi enforced a lockdown. The company is also adding to the platform more than 20,000 paying subscribers each month. More than one million students attend live classes on the platform each month.
Vedantu is backed by leading global investors including GGV Capital, Accel, Tiger Global Management, Omidyar, WestBridge Capital, Trifecta Capital and others. The company raised $100M in Series D round on Jul 16, 2020. This brings Vedantu's total funding to $196.4M to date.