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galileo.fr

Investments

84

Portfolio Exits

31

Funds

3

About Galileo Partners

Galileo Partners is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed, early-stage, mid, and late venture, expansion, turnarounds, spin-offs, leverage buyouts, growth capital, and IPO stage. The firm invests in energy, Information technology, Internet, software, media, electronics, semi-conductors, telecommunications, medical, medtech, and components sectors.

Headquarters Location

109, boulevard Haussmann

Paris, 75008,

France

+33 1 53 59 4500

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Latest Galileo Partners News

Creative Galileo partners with Periwinkle

Nov 25, 2021

A+ Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): Creative Galileo, one of the fastest-growing kids early learning apps today, announced that it has partnered with Periwinkle by Jeevandeep Edumedia, an industry leader with 50+ years of legacy. Periwinkle focuses on creating engaging and thoughtful content for children based on global education standards. Under this partnership, Creative Galileo will have the publishing rights to Periwinkle’s e-learning content. It will pave the way for an immersive and unique learning experience for kids aged 3-10 while keeping the entire process engaging and fun. Creative Galileo recently raised $2.5 million in seed funding led by Kalaari Capital and other angel investors, making it the first company to be backed by Kalaari’s venture flagship CXXO programme for women founders. The world’s leading startup research firm, HolonIQ, recently listed Creative Galileo on their annual list of the 100 most promising EdTech startups from India & South Asia. Commenting on the announcement, Prerna A Jhunjhunwala, Founder, Creative Galileo, said, “We are excited to have Periwinkle onboard with us. This partnership will cater to the ever-growing demand for high-quality video content for kids. Our goals are aligned as we want kids to acquire knowledge and skills from every video they watch or game they play on our app. Our strategy is to continue partnering with the top content players in India and worldwide to offer the best learning experience to our young audience and make learning fun for them.” Speaking on the partnership, Parin Furia, Director, Jeevandeep Edumedia, said, “With this partnership, we are excited to extend our reach, reaffirming our commitment to make learning in the ‘new world’ more accessible. Like us, Creative Galileo understands how important knowledge and creativity are for every child’s journey. Together we can nurture the young minds of today, building a brighter and better tomorrow.” With over 4 million downloads of the e-learning app, Creative Galileo has tie-ups with Big Animation, Amar Chitra Katha, Periwinkle, Shermaroo, Toonz Animation, and others, providing content, gamification, and interactive learning journeys for children. With India’s first-of-its-kind character-based e-learning app, the EdTech company aims to become a metaverse of kids’ favourite characters that will help them strengthen their core in foundational years through engaging gamified content. Creative Galileo is a new-age EdTech start-up transforming early learning globally for children from three to ten years. Creative Galileo’s ‘Kids Early Learn App’ is the first-of-its-kind Indian character-based app that aims to leverage technology to emphasize personalized needs, inquiry-based learning methods, and experiential activities, resulting in a fun, interactive curriculum. Since its inception in July 2020, the e-learning app has recorded over 4 million downloads and over 5,00,000 Monthly active users. In the wake of globalisation, Jeevandeep Edumedia introduced its brand Periwinkle in the year 2008 with an aim to expand its horizons to newer international educational methods, practices and approaches. With more than 1700 running book titles published for Kg – Grade 10, they aspire to introduce the students to these international standards of learning that will help lay their foundation and expose them to the global trends of education. Periwinkle’s YouTube channel ‘Periwinkle kids’ with 1 Million+ subscribers is an enriching and self-paced comprehensive learning tool for children all around the world. This story is provided by NewsVoir. ANI will not be responsible in any way for the content of this article. (ANI/NewsVoir) This story is auto-generated from a syndicated feed. ThePrint holds no responsibility for its content. Subscribe to our channels on YouTube & Telegram Why news media is in crisis & How you can fix it India needs free, fair, non-hyphenated and questioning journalism even more as it faces multiple crises. But the news media is in a crisis of its own. There have been brutal layoffs and pay-cuts. The best of journalism is shrinking, yielding to crude prime-time spectacle. ThePrint has the finest young reporters, columnists and editors working for it. Sustaining journalism of this quality needs smart and thinking people like you to pay for it. Whether you live in India or overseas, you can do it here .

Galileo Partners Investments

84 Investments

Galileo Partners has made 84 investments. Their latest investment was in Classy as part of their Unattributed VC on June 6, 2019.

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Galileo Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/19/2019

Unattributed VC

Classy

$17.5M

No

1

11/1/2016

Series C

Classy

$30M

No

8

8/24/2015

Series D

Scality

$45M

No

2

6/30/2015

Series B

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$99M

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10

7/9/2013

Series C

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$99M

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10

Date

6/19/2019

11/1/2016

8/24/2015

6/30/2015

7/9/2013

Round

Unattributed VC

Series C

Series D

Series B

Series C

Company

Classy

Classy

Scality

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Amount

$17.5M

$30M

$45M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

8

2

10

10

Galileo Partners Portfolio Exits

31 Portfolio Exits

Galileo Partners has 31 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Classy on January 13, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

1/13/2022

Acquired

$99M

6

2/1/2018

Leveraged Buyout

$99M

Undisclosed Investors

10/10/2016

Acquired

$99M

2

7/29/2016

IPO

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$99M

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10

3/1/2016

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

1/13/2022

2/1/2018

10/10/2016

7/29/2016

3/1/2016

Exit

Acquired

Leveraged Buyout

Acquired

IPO

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

Undisclosed Investors

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Sources

6

2

10

10

Galileo Partners Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

Galileo Partners acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was Plaut on April 07, 2005.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

4/7/2005

$99M

Management Buyout

1

Date

4/7/2005

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Management Buyout

Sources

1

Galileo Partners Fund History

3 Fund Histories

Galileo Partners has 3 funds, including FCPR Galileo II B.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

3/4/2002

FCPR Galileo II B

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$12M

1

7/7/2000

FCPR Galileo III

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$99M

10

12/31/1998

FCPR Galileo II

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$99M

10

Closing Date

3/4/2002

7/7/2000

12/31/1998

Fund

FCPR Galileo II B

FCPR Galileo III

FCPR Galileo II

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

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Amount

$12M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

Galileo Partners Team

5 Team Members

Galileo Partners has 5 team members, including , .

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Work History

Title

Status

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Founder

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