upGrad

upGrad is an India-based edutech platform that offers courses such as digital marketing, software development and data science for students. Read more

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upGrad

upGrad is an India-based edutech platform that offers courses such as digital marketing, software development and data science for students. Read more

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Managing Director

Mayank Kumar

CEO Approval Rating

76/100

Founded:

2015

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Simplilearn is a top competitor of upGrad. Simplilearn was founded in 2009, and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Simplilearn is in the Internet Software industry. Simplilearn generates $17.3M less revenue vs. upGrad.

Edureka is seen as one of upGrad's top competitors. Edureka is headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka, and was founded in 2011. Edureka is in the Educational Technology (Ed Tech) field. Edureka generates 16% the revenue of upGrad.

Udemy has been one of upGrad's top competitors. Udemy's headquarters is in San Francisco, California, and was founded in 2009. Udemy competes in the Educational Software industry. Udemy generates 1,035% of upGrad's revenue.

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upGrad Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Rekrut India Private Limited

Dec 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Rekrut is a recruitment process outsourcing company that provides ROD and leadership hiring services for IT and banking sectors.
The GATE Academy Pvt. Ltd.

Nov 2020

Source »
undisclosed
GATE Academy is an online E-learning platform that offers RRB, GATE and mock test coachings for individuals.
Fairmont Technologies, Inc.

Jul 2019

Source »
undisclosed
CohortPlus is an online community platform that connects data science professionals.
Acadview Software Private Limited

Oct 2018

Source »
undisclosed
Acadview is an online educational platform that provides industry relevant courses for students and working professionals.

These are all the companies that upGrad has acquired. upGrad has acquired 4 companies and its latest acquisition was Rekrut India Private Limited in Dec 2020. Rekrut is a recruitment process outsourcing company that provides ROD and leadership hiring services for IT and banking sectors.

upGrad Funding History

Since upGrad was founded in 2015, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total upGrad has raised $176.2M. upGrad's last funding round was on Apr 2021 for a total of $40.0M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Equity
Apr 2021
$40M
Venture Round
Apr 2021
$120M

Temasek Holdings Private Limited

Venture Round
Apr 2021
$9.3M
Debt
Aug 2020
$6.7M
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Equity
Feb 2018
$232.5K

Since upGrad was founded in 2015, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total upGrad has raised $176.2M. upGrad's last funding round was on Apr 2021 for a total of $40.0M

upGrad Investments

No recent investments found related to upGrad

These are all the companies that upGrad has invested in. upGrad has invested 4 companies and its latest investment was Rekrut India Private Limited in Dec 2020. Rekrut is a recruitment process outsourcing company that provides ROD and leadership hiring services for IT and banking sectors.

upGrad News

May 1, 2021Techstory

upGrad bags another $40 Million from IFC

Just recently, upGrad scored a huge investor- Temasek Holdings, a Singapore based Government owned gl... See more »
April 30, 2021YourStory

IFC to invest $40M in Upgrad, promoters pare stake to 75 pc

The equity infusion of $160 million in two quick rounds takes the Mumbai-based startup closer to unic... See more »
April 29, 2021FinanzNachrichten

Global edtech upGrad in major funding announcement

Funding to provide boost to UK's international student population LONDON, April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/... See more »
April 28, 2021Techcircle

Ronnie Screwvala, upGrad

Mumbai based upGrad Education, which runs an eponymous edtech platform, raised $120 million on Monday... See more »
April 26, 2021DailyAlts

Indian Edtech Startup Upgrad Raises $120M At $575-$675M Valuation

Indian edtech startup Upgrad has raised $120 million from Temasek, Singapore's sovereign fund reports... See more »
April 26, 2021Business Standard

Ronnie Screwvala's UpGrad heads for $1 bn valuation

Entrepreneur says his upskilling startup is targeting $2 billion in revenue by 2026.... See more »
April 26, 2021Indian Television

With $120 million infusion, UpGrad poised to turn unicorn

Kolkata: At a time when edtech platforms are booming in India, higher learning major UpGrad has raise... See more »

upGrad Blogs

December 18, 2020UpGrad Blog

Top 15 MBA Marketing Project Ideas & Topics in 2020 [For Freshers]

upGrad blog Top 15 MBA Marketing Project Ideas & Topics in 2020 [For Freshers] Introduction The ... See more »
December 18, 2020UpGrad Blog

Top 6 Highest Paying Jobs in Commerce Without Maths [For Freshers & Experienced]

upGrad blog Top 6 Highest Paying Jobs in Commerce Without Maths [For Freshers & Experienced] Thi... See more »
December 18, 2020UpGrad Blog

Markov Chains Concept Explained [With Example]

upGrad blog Markov Chains Concept Explained [With Example] Introduction Markov chains are quite commo... See more »
December 17, 2020UpGrad Blog

Introduction to Random Forest Algorithm: Functions, Applications & Benefits

upGrad blog Introduction to Random Forest Algorithm: Functions, Applications & Benefits Random F... See more »
December 17, 2020UpGrad Blog

26 Must Read Shell Scripting Interview Questions & Answers [For Freshers & Experienced]

upGrad blog 26 Must Read Shell Scripting Interview Questions & Answers [For Freshers & Expe... See more »
December 17, 2020UpGrad Blog

Selenium WebDriver Architecture: Components, Functions & Limitations

upGrad blog Selenium WebDriver Architecture: Components, Functions & Limitations Testing the sys... See more »
December 17, 2020UpGrad Blog

Courses After 12th Science Other Than Engineering: What to do after 12th?

upGrad blog Courses After 12th Science Other Than Engineering: What to do after 12th? Not every 12th ... See more »

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75 Dr. Annie Besant Road Ground Floor, Worli

Mumbai, Maharashtra400018

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Overview

upGrad is an India-based edutech platform that offers courses such as digital marketing, software development and data science for students. upGrad was founded in 2015. upGrad's headquarters is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, IN 400018. It has raised ...

CEO

upGrad's Managing Director, Mayank Kumar, currently has an approval rating of 76%. upGrad's primary competitors are Simplilearn, Edureka & Udemy.

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Frequently Asked Questions about upGrad

  1. When was upGrad founded?

    upGrad was founded in 2015
  2. Who is upGrad's CEO?

    upGrad's CEO is Mayank Kumar
  3. How much revenue does upGrad generate?

    upGrad generates $38.6M in revenue
  4. How much funding does upGrad have?

    upGrad has historically raised $176.2M in funding
  1. Where is upGrad's headquarters?

    upGrad's headquarters is in Mumbai Maharashtra, IN
  2. How many employees does upGrad have?

    upGrad has 4,000 employees
  3. What sector does upGrad operate in?

    upGrad is in E-Learning
  4. Who are upGrad's competitors?

    upGrad's top competitors are Simplilearn, Edureka, Udemy