Bengaluru-based edtech startup Unacademy acquires Kreatryx

▸ Unacademy back in 2018 acquired WiFiStudy, an online learning platform on YouTube
▸ Founded by Ankit Goyal in 2014, Kreatryx was founded in 2014 to prepare students for GATE, SSC, ESE, CIL and Vizag Steel


Bengaluru-based edtech startup Unacademy that offers online video-based training and live sessions across 30 exam categories in India has reportedly acquired another edtech startup Kreatryx on Monday March 30.

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Kreatryx was founded by Ankit Goyal in 2014 which is an online preparation platform for various competitive exams such as Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or GATE in a cash-and-stock deal. The company will function as an individual brand Unacademy from now.

Gaurav Munjal, co-founder & CEO of Unacademy sharing his idea and vision forward with the acquisition of Kreatryx in a statement said,

“As we seek to deepen our footprint across multiple categories, we are always on the lookout for like-minded partners who share the same vision and have made a difference within specific test preparation categories,”

“With its strong presence in the GATE and ESE (Engineering Services Examination) segment, Kreatryx will play a pivotal role in further building our dominance in the segment and bring us closer to achieving our vision.”

Unacademy in February secured $110 million in a Series E round led by General Atlantic and Facebook. back in 2018, the company also had acquired Wifistudy, a YouTube-based learning platform.

Pradeep Singh
Pradeep Singh

Former interim CTO at LAFFAZ. A full-stack developer, possessing 6+ years of experience in working closely with tech startups in India and UAE.

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