FrontRow, an edtech startup backed by Lightspeed, made a significant splash in the online learning industry by offering creative arts and sports classes taught by celebrities. Despite a promising start and substantial funding, the Bengaluru-based company ceased operations in 2023. This post explores FrontRow’s journey, its innovative approach, and the factors contributing to its closure.…
Kno was a software company founded in 2009 by Babur Habib and Osman Rashid. It offered digital textbooks and other educational materials to 10,000 schools and universities. It was acquired by Intel in 2013, but discontinued its digital textbook business in 2015 due to high costs and low sales.