Pedagogy transforms physical books into interactive content and provides students with online courses and interactive digital books for competitive examinations.
“We will continue investing in Pedagogy in the future,” Vedantu said in a statement on Thursday.
Vedantu intends to make Pedagogy’s product accessible to its more than 30 million students at an affordable price. The Bengaluru-based online tutoring platform offers individual and group classes across K-12 and test preparation segments. It offers classes for CBSE, ICSE as well as for state board students.
“This partnership will provide our students with access to the best, highly interactive books and courses,” said Vamsi Krishna, co-founder and chief executive of Vedantu. “Pedagogy has tremendous potential and aligns with our vision of making quality learning accessible and affordable to all students across the country. Delivery and distribution are two significant areas of investment for us, and we will continue to look for inorganic acquisitions or investment opportunities in these areas.”
With the investment, Vedantu hopes to strengthen the personalised learning experience for students. “Content consumption using trusted books is an integral part of every student’s academic journey and Pedagogy will help Vedantu disrupt this space,” Vedantu said.
Pedagogy helps students access books, courses, practice questions and tests on the go through its app and web platforms. It works on a subscription model.
“This is the first step in creating a legitimate and new age distribution network. Pedagogy aims to be the largest platform to access digital books and is targeting onboard content creators across multiple segments,” said Archin Shah, founder and CEO, Pedagogy.
acquired doubt-solving app Instasolv in February, its first acquisition. The deal added close to one million potential active learners of Instasolv to Vedantu’s platform.
Vedantu has raised over $200 million so far. Its investors include Tiger Global, Accel and WestBridge Capital. Earlier this year, Vedantu said it planned to hire 2,500 people between April and June 2021, increasing its employee count to 8,500.