Edtech major Physics Wallah announces partnership with Xylem Learning to improve reach in South India
Fast growing Edtech startup Physics Wallah has announced partnership with Xylem Learning to improve its footprint in South India. Physics Wallah plans to invest Rs 500 crore over the next three years to improve its reach and product offering. Kerala-based Xylem Learning has been growing fast and offers quality education. Physics Wallah will help Xylem Learning scale up operations in South India.
Xylem Learning has been growing fast in Kerala and the company plans to expand its services in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Xylem currently operates 30 YouTube channels and offers free classes to over three million students. The company started by 26-year old MBBS graduate Ananthu S boasts of one lakh paying students for online platforms and the growth has been impressive. Education startups have been able to expand their reach with faster internet access across the country. Xylem also has 30,000 students taking courses at its offline centers across Kerala.
Announcing the strategic partnership and investment, Physics Wallah founder Alakh Pandey said, “This partnership with Xylem Learning fills me with immense excitement and pride. It not only aligns with our shared vision of providing quality education to all but also propels us closer to our strategic goal of becoming the leading education platform in South India.”
Physics Wallah is also looking for further acquisitions in South India. The company has recently acquired two companies in publishing and education sector. Ananthu expressed alignment with Alakh Pandey's vision and their mission to provide quality education at affordable price. Both the companies are leveraging technology to offer their innovative courses for students.
Pandey added, “XYLEM model of Hybrid Learning in the neighbouring states, will require team building, content development, technological innovation, expansion into other categories, and the establishment of hybrid centres. Our team will be investing Rs 500 crore on expansion over three years.”