Titled as the ‘Usain Bolt of Mathematics’ and the ‘world’s fastest human calculator’, Neelakanthan Bhanu broke Shakuntala Devi’s record at the age of 17. Hence, the 22-year-old Bhanu is now on a quest of eradicating global maths phobia through his startup Bhanzu.
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Who is Bhanu, the world’s fastest human calculator?
Neelakanthan Bhanu Prakash is the founder and CEO of Bhanzu which is an Indian math ed-tech startup. At the age of 17, Bhanu broke the record of math legends like Shakuntala Devi and was titled as the world’s fastest human calculator. Also, he was the first Indian to win a gold medal in Mental Calculation World Championship 2020 at Mind Sports Olympics in London. Bhanu, the world’s fastest human calculator also broke 4 World records and 50 Limca Book records. He bagged the title of Youth Icon 2020 by the National youth council of India and even got the title of Usain Bolt of Mathematics by BBC news.
Bhanu has taken the initiative of Bhanzu and aims to eradicate the fear of maths and encourage careers in it. Thus, he has already raised USD 2 million of funding for Bhanzu. He helps students become 4 times quicker and better at maths by building their core maths acumen and nurturing their cognitive abilities.
All about Bhanzu by Bhanu:
Bhanzu was founded in November 2020 by Bhanu, the world’s fastest human calculator. Being a maths EdTech platform, Bhanzu aims to eliminate the fear of maths and inculcate a love for it. The platform has successfully achieved 30,000+ happy students, and 1 million+ teaching hours. Hence, aiming to focus on experiential learning, leads to enhanced numeracy skills and cognitive development. Bhanzu has also changed the teaching rules by bringing personalization and AI-aided methodology. So, all this will inculcate confidence in students as they will apply for maths in the real world. In order to know more, people can visit www.bhanzu.com