Edtech major Byju’s is learnt to have closed $250 million fundraising from Davidson Kempner Capital and is in the process to close another funding round of $750 million by the end of this month, sources aware of the development said on Friday.

The company has raised $250 million at a flat valuation of $22 billion, sources said.

“Byju’s has successfully closed a $250 million fundraising from Davidson Kempner Capital Management.

“This round is part of an ongoing $1 billion funding round that has attracted participation from both existing and new investors and will be raised at the current valuation of $22 billion,” a source aware of the development told PTI.


Byju’s declined to comment on the development.

The company raised $250 million from existing investors and Qatar Investment Authority in October last year.

The company was valued at $22 billion in the funding round of $800 million, announced in March 2022.

“Byju’s is in the process to close another $750 million from a sovereign fund by the end of this month.

“It is also part of ongoing $1 billion fundraise plan of the company,” another source said.

Byju’s co-founder Divya Gokulnath had in October announced the company’s plan to turn profitable by March 2023.

Byju’s reported a loss of Rs 4,588 crore in 2020-2021 compared to Rs 232 crore in 2019-20.

The company recorded a drop in revenue for financial year (FY) 2021 to Rs 2,428 crore from Rs 2,511 crore in FY’20.

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