Abhinay Maths founder accuses Classplus of cheating and forgery

In his police complaint, the star tutor says the Tiger Global-backed edtech firm gypped him out of his own venture after entering into a partnership.

A big fight seems to be brewing between the founders of Classplus and popular mathematics tutor Abhinay Sharma. Classplus is being accused of cheating, forgery, fraud and a lot more.

Classplus is a highly-valued edtech startup that is backed by some large investment firms like Blume Ventures, Alpha Wave, Tiger Global and Peak XV’s Surge. Sharma, on the other hand, is an influential tutor whose YouTube channel has garnered over 2.5 million followers over the years.

Earlier this year, Classplus decided to back Sharma’s test-preparation venture called Abhinay Maths. As a business, Classplus sells tools to let teachers and coaching …

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