The Inspiring Story Behind PhysicsWallah: From a YouTube Channel to a Successful Startup

The Journey Of PhysicsWallah

2011: Founder Alakh Pandey PhysicsWallah begins making YouTube videos on physics concepts to help his younger sister with her studies.

2013: Pandey begins teaching physics at a local coaching center in Kota, Rajasthan, known for its competitive exam preparation industry.

2015: PhysicsWallah is officially launched as a website and YouTube channel, offering free video lectures on physics, mathematics, and chemistry for classes 11 and 12 (high school level) and competitive exams such as JEE and NEET.

2016: PhysicsWallah starts offering paid courses in addition to its free content.

2017: The company launches a mobile app, PhysicsWallah, to provide a more interactive learning experience.

2018: PhysicsWallah expands its offerings to include live online classes, doubt-solving sessions, and study materials.

2019: The startup receives funding of $5 million from venture capital firm Nexus Venture Partners.

2020: PhysicsWallah launches a new app, DoubtNut, that allows students to ask questions and get answers from experts in real time.

2021: PhysicsWallah’s YouTube channel crosses 10 million subscribers, making it one of the most subscribed educational channels in India.

2021: The startup raises $7.5 million in a Series A funding round led by India-focused investment firm Elevation Capital.

It’s worth noting that the timeline above is a rough approximation and some details may vary depending on the source of information.