Top 5 Indian ed-tech Startups to watch out for in 2021

3 min readJan 5, 2021


Last year was the year of spread of the pandemic Covid-19 which wiped a lot of business and also harmed the personal liberty of the people at an extent. Due to this pandemic, every section of society affected adversely and founded an alternate option for every essentials by keeping a view on physical distancing factor.

But from the students point of view it was a very tough time as all the schools and colleges remained closed for a long while. The studies of the students had been fully depended on technological equipments available to them.

The Ed-tech companies had done extremely great work and converted this “disaster into opportunity” . They have managed to change the ideology of the students and their parents and made them realize that studies are no longer limited to educational institutions only. It is expected that the education in year 2021 will also be partially depended on the digital platforms, so this year is very crucial for these Startups.

Ed-tech Startups to watch out for in 2021 -:

It was founded by Byju Raveendran in the year 2011, and was developed by Think and Learn Pvt. Ltd. It is an education tutoring app which provides lectures of each and every topic of classes 1st to 12th. Its headquarters are in Bangalore. The company with a quotation of $11.1 billion. is a outstrip market contender with highest market share in India’s growing edtech room. This year is very important for it as it is gaining popularity rapidly. It has the 40 million subscribers around the globe. Recently Byju’s aquired the the coding app white hat juniors for $300 million.

Edutinker is a student teacher management application developed by Akash Agarwal and Nilesh Gupta . It is a platform which provides a digital connection between teachers, students and parents and It has been able to create a somewhat offline classroom like environment . It’s a unique student venture management app that brutalizes the attendance of the students and sends a instantaneous notification to the non-attenders. It also lets the teachers share study material with a single click which makes it’s use very easy. On Edutinker teacher can manage assignments, reports and can also evaluate the assignment.

Unacademy was started as a youtube channel in the year 2010 by Gourav Munjal and established as a company in the year 2015 with its headquarters in Bangalore. The story of Unacademy is very motivational as its journey started from youtube in 2010 and bacame the one of the sponser of the biggest sports league of the India (IPL) in 2020. It is a platform which provides complete preperation for the toughest competitive examinations of India. It hires the topmost faculties in India and connects them with the students. Unacademy offers both free and paid courses to the students.

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