Edu-tech Startup UpGrad Acqui-hires Pyoopil

untitled17 October 2016, India :

Edutech platform UpGrad today announced that it acquihired mobile SaaS-based product Pyoopil.

“The Pyoopil team is driven by immense passion towards working in Ed-tech and strong product expertise having built an engaging mobile learning product. They will now be part of our team, helping us in the next phase of our product evolution,” said Mayank Kumar, co-founder and managing director of UpGrad, in an official press statement.

Media industry veteran Ronnie Screwvala’s education-technology startup UpGrad eyes to build a $100 million revenue business in the business-to-business (B2B) space in the next five years.

Pyoopil, founded in 2013 by Harsh Mani Tripathi, Ankan Adhikari and Aaron Basaiawmoit, is a learning product with elements of peer engagement and mentorship built in. Anyone can use its course creation tool to design a course with a sequence of concepts and reach out to a wide audience on the platform. For each concept, users can create own content or choose relevant content from already existing resources.

The Pyoopil team will join the UpGrad team, and will continue to work on building engaging, learning products for working professionals. Source- techcircle

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