Edtech platform Creative Galileo has raised $7.5 million in its Series A funding round from angel investors like Kalaari Capital, Affirma Capital, East Ventures, Valiant Employee Investment Fund, and others.
The startup plans to use the funds to grow its business, accelerate recruitment in teams working across multiple geographies, introduce regional languages, and strengthen the platform’s R&D.
Creative Galileo was founded in July 2020 by Prerna A Jhunjhunwala and Nikhil Naik, It is a character-based early education platform for children in the age group of 3-10 years. It offers a well-rounded curriculum for kids through engaging and compelling narratives, gamified content, interactive learning journeys and detailed parenting updates.
“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,” said, Prerna A Jhunjhunwala, Founder, Creative Galileo.
With over seven million downloads, Creative Galileo plans to expand into Southeast Asia. Recently it made its debut with international alliances such as EBS Korea, a leading broadcasting company specializing in educational content.
Since its inception, the startup claims 15% monthly (MoM) growth, along with a 6% increase in customer engagement.
“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,” said, Koh Wai Kit, Managing Partner of East Ventures.
In October 2021, Creative Galileo had raised $2.5 million in funding round, and it so far raised total $10 million in funding.
“In the last six months, Creative Galileo has achieved strong growth with low marketing spends. Creative Galileo has also consistently ranked among the top 20 educational apps on India’s play store – the only early learning app to achieve this distinction. This is a testament to the founders’ relentless focus and strong execution,” Kalaari Capital managing director Vani Kola said.
About Creative Galileo
Creative Galileo is an edtech start up in the early learning space.
Their first product, Little Singham Kids Early Learning App is available to download on the Play Store and has achieved over 7 million downloads since being launched in July 2020.