Creative Galileo raises $2.5 million in seed funding
EdTech start-up Creative Galileo has raised $2.5 million in seed funding led by Kalaari Capital. Kalaari Capital invested $2.1 Million and the remaining amount came from well-known angels, such as Harish Bahl, Shashin Shah, Jinesh Patel, Atul Nishar, Ashwin Puri, and Giridhar Malpani.
Creative Galileo will use this funding for scaling, product development, and enhancement, creating new engaging content, forging partnerships with leading animation houses, and hiring talent.
Announcing the funding, Prerna A Jhunjhunwala, Founder, Creative Galileo, said, “ We are excited to partner with Kalaari Capital, the CXXO initiative, and angel investors on our growth journey ahead. Our vision is to provide millions of children with access to high-quality content for learning in the early years for a solid foundation while keeping the process fun. The funding will help us add more famous Indian and International characters and languages, hire talent, scale-up and forge new alliances. This will further fuel our efforts in creating more personalized, inclusive and relatable content helpful in a child’s development in the early years.”
Creative Galileo offers an early learning app that became popular among kids and parents for using an innovative approach to teach. The company busts over half a million of the active user base. The app saw 4 million+ downloads in the first 12 months of its launch. The app also has some users in Nepal, Bangladesh, UAE, the USA, and other countries.
The company was founded by Prerna A Jhunjhunwala, and co-founded by Nikhil Naik in July last year. It has also partnership with several companies to provide quality content and interactive learning experience.