BYJU’S acquires GeoGebra math learning platform



New Delhi, December 8 In an effort to make math learning more visual and interactive, edtech unicorn BYJU announced on Wednesday that it has acquired GeoGebra, headquartered in Austria, for an undisclosed amount.

BYJU’s said the Austrian company has an interactive and collaborative math learning tool and the company will continue to operate as an independent unit within the BYJU’S group under the leadership of its founder and developer, Markus Hohenwarter.

“The GeoGebra team has built a powerful and engaging platform that complements BYJU’s mission to provide impactful learning for students. Designed to enhance mathematical understanding, it offers important functionality that provides interactive resources that adapt to the style and pace of each child’s learning, “Anita Kishore, BYJU’S chief strategy officer in a statement.

“At BYJU’S, with the help of innovative teaching and technology, we’ve made math fun, visual and engaging. And with GeoGebra on board, we’ll continue to improve, reinvent and transform the way math is. taught and learned, â€Kishore added.

This acquisition complements BYJU’s overall strategy and integrates GeoGebra’s capabilities to enable the creation of new product offerings and learning formats to its existing mathematics portfolio.

The company said the move was aimed at making math more engaging, leading to better learning outcomes. This synergy of two like-minded companies will bring complete, personalized and immersive learning experiences to all students.

“I have no doubts that this partnership will help millions of students learn math interactively, empowering them to overcome their fear of math and learn to master it,†Hohenwarter said.

Launched in 2015, BYJU’S has over 115 million students cumulatively learning through the app, as well as seven million paid annual subscriptions.

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