Byju's to acquire Tynker, a coding platform for kids


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​Byju's is close to acquiring Tynker, a US-based coding platform for kids, making it the latest in a series of acquisitions to consolidate its leadership in the K12 (kindergarten to 12th grade) segment , as it prepares to become a publicly listed company.


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Tynker teaches coding skills in developing animations, mobile games, creating music, crafting e-books and building fictional robots.According to the startup's profile, instead of typing the source code, children visually drag blocks of code and snap them together. It offers interactive content with video tutorials that teach common text coding and block coding.