How Byju's learnt its way into 'Deccacon' club through the pandemic

When the Covid-19 pandemic forced India to ban international flights in March last year, Byju Raveendran, founder and CEO of one of India’s most celebrated startups, Byju’s, was in New York. He was there because his father was undergoing a critical surgery. The surgery went well but the travel ban meant that it was almost four months before Raveendran and his family could return to India. For the 40-year-old, managing his business remotely from the US underlined the opportunities for his 10-year-old ed-tech firm, the world’s largest, from the extended closure of educati.....

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