Why Doubtnut shouldn’t be written off as yet

There are doubts aplenty on doubt-solving as a viable business on a standalone basis. So why the sudden interest in Doubtnut?

This story might not have happened if Doubtnut hadn’t raised Rs 224 crore (about $31 million) in the latest round of funding led by US-based venture capital firm SIG Investments and James Murdoch’s Lupa Systems in February. The announcement came in less than six months after most people had written off Doubtnut and, by extension, the doubt-solving space, following the collapse of its talks for a possible acquisition by Byju’s.

Let me give you some context. 

It’s a well-established fact that doubts are the biggest impediments on the road to learning, and people across the world have been working to …


Pradip K. Saha

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