Graphy Acquires EdTech Startup Spayee for $25 Million
- Spayee is a leading SaaS platform, which lets anyone create, market and sell their courses online
- Acquisition aimed at strengthening Graphy’s leadership position in the creator economy
Graphy, an Unacademy Group company, announced the acquisition of edtech platform Spayee for $25 Million. The acquisition further cements Graphy’s leadership position in the creator ecosystem, while increasing its reach and enabling it to optimise its product offerings. Post the acquisition, Spayee will continue to operate independently.
Spayee was founded in 2014, by Sandeep Singh, Gourav Kakkar, Aniruddha Singh, and Vijay Singh. The platform allows content creators to produce customised courses in the form of audio and video tutorials, PDF documents, quizzes, assignments, and live classes. Spayee also supports creators to create and build their own website and mobile apps on Android and iOS. Currently over 2,000+ creators and businesses have launched their platforms using Spayee.
“The creator economy is booming and at Graphy, we are constantly on the lookout for avenues that will help creators grow and achieve their full potential. We share a common ethos with Spayee, recognising the need for an affordable, secured & scalable medium for content creators to build an online education business. And Spayee has built a winning proposition for creators. We are confident that having them as part of the Unacademy Group will help us explore common synergies and build the world’s largest creator community,” said Sumit Jain, Co-Founder and CEO, Graphy.
Graphy recently launched multiple programs like the Creator Grant and Graphy Select Accelerator program to boost the creator economy and help creators monetise their skills and launch their online school.
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