Edtech start-up Creative Galileo has raised $2.1 million seed funding from Kalaari Capital and well-known angels such as Harish Bahl, Shashin Shah, Jinesh Patel, Atul Nishar, Ashwin Puri and Giridhar Malpani.
The company will use the capital for scaling up business, enhancing and product development, creating engaging content, making 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 is one of the fastest growing learning apps with 4 million downloads in its 12 months of its launch. Over half a million monthly active users are using the app.
“At Kalaari we believe that technology in learning can bring unmatched access and affordability and improve literacy for a much larger target segment. Technology as a means of transformation led by passionate founders designed for the next generation of young digitally native learners is what Creative Galileo stands for,” said Vani Kola, Managing Director, Kalaari Capital.