Edtech unicorn BYJU’S and Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) partnered to launch a new edtech business and R&D centre in Doha, Qatar.
The new entity will spearhead research and innovation in order to develop cutting-edge learning solutions tailored to students in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. As part of the agreement, the platform intends to establish a research and development centre in Doha to create learning content and products in Arabic. The announcement follows Byju's selection as the 2022 Qatar World Cup sponsor. The announcement also represents a significant push for the edtech firm to expand beyond the United States in advance of its proposed IPO.