Edtech Startup Creative Galileo Raises $7.5 Million In Series A Funding
Creative Galileo, an early learning edtech platform, has raised $7.5 million in a Series A funding round from Kalaari Capital, Affirma Capital, East Ventures, Valiant Employee Investment Fund, and angel investors.
With this funding, the edtech startup has raised $10 million in total funding, including a pre-Series A round of $2.5 million in October last year.
As per the startup, the raised funds will be used to scale up, accelerate hiring across teams in multiple geographies, introduce regional languages, and further strengthen research and development.
Creative Galileo | Character-based Early Learning Platform
Founded by Prerna A Jhunjhunwala and Nikhil Naik in July 2020, Creative Galileo is a character-based early learning platform for kids aged 3-10 years. The startup weaves together the best of education and entertainment to create personalised learning experiences for young children.
Speaking on the development, Prerna A Jhunjhunwala, Founder, Creative Galileo,
“In the last year, we have successfully built and provided millions of children access to high-quality content with our Digital and Educational Equality Mission. We want to enable bespoke learning for children across the globe through their favourite characters to strengthen their foundation during early years, which will also help develop and strengthen critical thinking, confidence, cognitive skills, and emotional intelligence.”
The edtech startup offers a well-rounded curriculum for children through character-based learning, engaging and compelling narratives, gamified content, interactive learning journeys, and detailed parent updates.
Creative Galileo’s app has over seven million downloads. The edtech startup recently started its foray with international alliances, with one being EBS Korea, a leading educational content specialist broadcasting company. It has extensive plans to expand in Southeast Asia.
Commenting on the development, Koh Wai Kit, Managing Partner of East Ventures, said,
“We are excited to strengthen our partnership with Prerna and Nikhil as they continue their journey of transforming learning experiences for children across the globe. In the last six months, they have achieved strong growth with low marketing spends.”