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Byju’s acquires LabInApp’s solution

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In a major development, Edutech major Byju’s has acquired Unitus Ventures-backed LabInApp. LabInApp offers science lab-like simulation on mobile devices, curating interactive and immersive learning experience for students and teachers. Byju’s confirmed the development.

LabInApp co-founder and CEO Pavan Shinde said “Technology has become the core to most human essentials, with ed-tech topping the chart; especially in the pandemic world. While schools have their set of challenges, students shouldn’t miss out on experiential learning. Keeping this in mind, we have created a virtual learning and teaching environment representing science laboratories where teachers can teach practical concepts to students.”

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He added that to further scale LabInApp’s products and potential, there is no better education platform than Byju’s that has a huge number of K-12 students actively using their services.

“Acquisition of LabInApp by Byju’s during the course of a global pandemic exemplifies the growth story of innovative ed-tech solutions,” Unitus Ventures Managing Partner Will Poole said.

Founded in 2015 by Pavan Shinde, Girish Shirigannavar, Pramod Ramdurg, and Vinayak Hulabutti, LabInApp’s solution has more than 5,000 schools on-board across India. There are 550 simulations on LabInApp with more in various stages of development.

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