Sep 19, 2020 | Mallika Rangaiah
Not long after procuring WhiteHat Jr, the Indian ed-tech platform, BYJU's stated that it has obtained the virtual simulation platform, LabInApp for a sum which has not been disclosed yet.
As reported by the Economic Times, BYJU's plans to adopt this infusion to support its contributions and abilities for the K-12 section.
Established at the end of December 2014, LabInApp empowers virtual simulation of lab instruments and experiments without the necessity of a costly lab arrangement. Over 5000 schools across India adopt the startup's platform. The application additionally facilitates learning content as 3D/2D interactive simulations that aid students to get a handle on complex topics easily.
Through this procurement, LabInApp's initial supporter Unitus Ventures completely exists from the platform.
As stated by Will Poole, the managing partner of Unitus Ventures, the obtainment of LabInApp by Byju's amidst a worldwide pandemic epitomizes the development story of inventive ed-tech arrangements. The Unitus platform will stay undaunted in its quest of coaching beginning phase startups, adopting high tech technology to address the issues of the Indian nation's lower-incomer populaces and aiding them in growing further.
Presently the platform consists of 550 simulations, with additional simulations being under different phases of development.
These simulations include various topics across Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics, and are upheld across varied platforms such as Windows, Android, and Web.
As stated by the co-founder and CEO of LabInApp, Pavan Shinde, technology has become an essential factor, with ed-tech, in particular, ruling the charts. especially during the eruption of this pandemic. Despite the difficulties being faced by the school, students shouldn't have to pass up experiential education, For further enhancing LabInApp's items and scope BYJU's becomes the most promising platform, consisting of countless K-12 students who have been effectively adapting their solutions.