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Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar with Gauram Munjal (left most), co-founder of the academy. Photo-social media.
- Sachin and Unacademy reached agreement to buy stake
- Sachin will also become the brand ambassador of online education platform
Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, known as Master Blaster, is now going to teach online cricket. Yes, don’t be surprised, this news is true. Sachin Tendulkar will soon join a series of interactive classes on the online education platform. In this, Sachin will share his experiences and will explain the nuances related to cricket.
What is the whole matter?
Indeed, Sachin Tendulkar has bought a small stake in online education platform Unacademy. An agreement between Unacademy and Sachin Tendulkar has also been reached. Under this agreement, Master Blaster will become the brand ambassador of the academy. Also, there will be a live interactive class coming on this platform. The company says that anyone can access this live class for free through the platform of the academy.
Sachin wanted to join the academy for many months
Sachin Tendulkar decided to join the board of the academy several months ago as a strategic investor and brand ambassador. Gaurav Munjal, co-founder and CEO of the Anacademy Group, gave this information on Monday. Munjal says that the company started discussions with Tendulkar about 7 months ago. According to Munjal, joining Sachin’s board will help us achieve our goals.
Partnership to develop deep content
The company says that Sachin Tendulkar will work as a partner with Unacademy to develop deep-content. Munjal said that about 47,000 teachers are connected to our platform. The watch time of an academy is around 100 million minutes per month. However, either Sachin or Unacademy did not provide the amount of the investment.
Yuvraj Singh is also associated with Welverse
Former cricketer Yuvraj Singh also joined the Nutrition product startup Wellversed a few months back. Yuvraj has also become the biggest investor in the company. However, he has not disclosed the investment amount. Yuvraj Singh has also become the brand ambassador of Welversd. Wellverse is a startup founded in 2018. Wellverse not only has nutrition products for the athlete, but also has products available for people who want fitness.