Learnyst: Paving The Way For Educators To Sell Courses Securely & Grow Their Academy Online

Shivaranjan Kumar,CFOOnline learning has emerged as the medium of choice for people across the globe as it provides learners with access to unlimited topics and global experts. Students also get the opportunity to learn at their speed and comfort. Due to onset of COVID-19, online education has spread to schools and colleges alike. It is an advantage for both students and teachers who can explore new methods of learning and teaching. However, owing to lack of internet literacy and other technology barriers several teachers in India find it difficult to transition to online teaching.

Having gauged this need, Learnyst came into being. The Bangalore based startup aims to provide a solution to this emerging need for a technology platform for teachers and educators to sell their courses on their own branded website and mobile app. It is a SAAS based platform that provides secure branded apps for educators who can easily start selling courses and tests from their own branded website and mobile apps without worrying about technology. With this, the educators can grow their academy online and generate 20X returns.

Easy to Access & Secure Courses
Nowadays, content security is one of the prime concerns of educators as digital content can be easily pirated. "We at Learnyst understand the importance of content security and we offer multiple security features which protect educator's content from any kind of piracy," says Shivaranjan Kumar, Co-Founder, Learnyst. Course videos are secured with DRM encryption and cannot be downloaded even with hacking techniques. Screen recording and screen capture are restricted. On top of it, educators can enable additional layers of security like OTP login, single device restriction, dynamic watermarking and watch time restriction.
Through Learnyst educators can sell courses with multiple content types like videos, audios, live classes, SCORM/TINCAN, HTML, PPT and PDFs. They can also sell mock tests and quizzes. To make it easier for educators, Learnyst offers a host of marketing features such as push messages, emails, coupon codes, referral features and a lot more. Moreover, educators can get 100 per cent of course sales revenue directly credited to their bank account. Therefore, it offers a one-stop solution for educators to sell their courses and grow their academy online.

Through learnyst, educators can sell courses securely from their own websites and mobile apps

Making learning simpler and easier:
"We are very fortunate to be among the early players in the edtech market. There is ample scope to offer innovative solutions for educators in the field of interactive learning, community learning and gamified learning," explains Shivaranjan. Interactive features likelive classes, live chat, discussion boards,leaderboards, gamification and notifications keeps students engaged and encouraged.

Shankar Mahesh, CEO
"We have seen educators teaching thousands of students and generating crores of rupees within a short period. That's the power we enable for educators," adds Shivaranjan. Learnyst offers fully white labelled learning apps that help educators build their brand and offer quality education for students. In addition to this, the platform allows teachers to host and stream video content through adaptive streaming which enables teachers to provide a seamless and fast streaming experience to their students.

With more than 2000 paying customers and revenues doubling every year since 2018, Learnyst has set an ambitious goal. It is working on offering more value added features for educators to ensure quality education for students and at the same time achieve 20X returns for educators. In the coming months, the startup will focus on deep analytics and reporting. This will help educators to teach better and students can easily identify their weakness and learn better. With a workforce strength of 40, Learnyst's goal is to make quality technology affordable and accessible for educators around the world.