Tag "WhiteHat Jr"

Who is Trupti Mukker, WhiteHat Jr’s new CEO, post Karan Bajaj’s exit?

By : Laxitha Mundhra

WhiteHat Jr Founder Karan Bajaj has announced his resignation as the company’s CEO, exactly a year after BYJU’S acquired the kids’ coding platform. Announcing his exit, Bajaj states that he intends to further his career in public service post-resignation. “I will

WhiteHat Jr collaborates with Code.org® to bolster its proprietary coding curriculum

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Coding Edtech startup WhiteHat Jr has announced that it has signed an agreement with Code.org®. Code.Org® is a global computer science education non-profit, that will help Whitehat Jr enhance its proprietary coding course. The partnership will help the coding edtech to

Karan Bajaj of WhiteHat Jr withdraws case against Pradeep Poonia; lawsuit against Malpani still stands

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Karan Bajaj, Founder and CEO, WhiteHat Jr has withdrawn the $2.6-million defamation suit they filed against Pradeep Poonia in November 2020. Poonia, a vocal critic of the company, provided the update and said, “WhiteHatJr withdrew their case before Delhi High

WhiteHat Jr and Dettol to host a Kids’ Coding Competition for total scholarships worth INR 250k

By : CIOL Bureau

Dettol’s parent company, Reckitt, has tied up with coding edtech startup WhiteHat Jr to announce a digital scholarship programme. The program aims to create digital hygiene solutions under the FMCG major’s CSR initiative Dettol Banega Swasth. The program aims to

Byju’s to build a blended-learning Future School based on WhiteHat Jr Success Story

By : Laxitha Mundhra

After the public announcement of Byju’s acquiring Aakash Institute for what is the biggest edtech deal, the company has now announced Byju’s Future School. Not long ago, the founders of Byju’s on different occasions have stated that they believe that

WhiteHat Jr demands confidential hearing against Pradeep Poonia to discuss advertising documents; Next hearing April 9

By : Laxitha Mundhra 2

WhiteHat Jr. vs Pradeep Poonia: In the last hearing, on January 6, Pradeep Poonia presented his case. He requested documents from ASCI and National Consumer Helpline to know the complaints (and complainants) against WhiteHat Jr. He also demanded records of the

Pradeep Poonia requests “Discovery” records which WhiteHat Jr denies; Next hearing Feb 1

By : Laxitha Mundhra 4

WhiteHat Jr. vs Pradeep Poonia: Pradeep Poonia presented his case in the court today. The second hearing on defamation suit though, couldn’t be complete due to server errors. Thus, the court will hear the case on February 1. The case

Facebook Fuel For India 2020 Day 1: Social Stories shaping India’s growth and connecting the unconnected

By : Laxitha Mundhra 1

The first day of Fuel For India 2020 kickstarted with social stories on how Facebook has helped people in India. According to Facebook, the event is “a conversation where stories take centre stage. Stories of diversity and adversity, stories that

WhiteHat Jr vs Pradeep Poonia: Twitter suspends the account of the latter stating it violates rules

By : CIOL Bureau

WhiteHat Jr files two defamation suits in the last month. The first case, in the personal capacity of CEO Karan Bajaj, went to the Delhi High Court. Against Pradeep Poonia, Bajaj seeks $2.7 million in damages. Here, he has accused Poonia

WhiteHat Jr defamation case against Pradeep Poonia could backfire on Karan Bajaj and team

By : CIOL Bureau

WhiteHat Jr and its founder and CEO Karan Bajaj had recently filed a ₹20 crore defamation suit against Pradeep Poonia. The latter, who goes by the pseudonym, WhiteHat Snr or WhiteHat Sr, has fiercely criticized WhiteHat Jr’s online ads. He

WhiteHat Jr vs Aniruddha Malpani and Pradeep Poonia

By : Laxitha Mundhra

WhiteHat Jr has never been off-controversy. Whether it was Forbes writing on it for the need of teaching kids coding or pulling down ads, or the child who landed a job in Google; or even how ex-employees of WHJ had

Byju’s acquires Coding StartUp WhiteHat Jr in 300 million dollar all cash deal

By : CIOL Bureau

Edtech unicorn Byju’s announced on Wednesday that it has acquired WhiteHat Jr. WhiteHat Jr is a Mumbai-based edtech startup that is popular for its online coding classes. The deal is reportedly for $300 million. Earlier this week, Byju’s also secured an