Galvanize, Inc., completed the pricing of a market leader delivering technology education programs and community workspaces, announced a $45 million Series B investment led by ABS Capital Partners, a leading late-stage growth company investor. Colorado Impact Fund, Haystack Partners, Greg Maffei, Aspen Grove Capital and existing investor University Ventures also participated. Needham acted as financial advisor and sole agent to Galvanize on this transaction. The funding will be used to provide more students access to Galvanize’s modern web development and data science programs and directly address employer’s needs to re-skill existing employees. As a result of the financing, Paul Mariani, a general partner with ABS Capital, will join the Galvanize Board of Directors.
Galvanize is a dynamic tech learning community that offers education, workspace and networking for students, startups and large companies. Galvanize teaches web development, data science and data engineering to students, offers support and workspace to over 700 member companies and provides over 200 networking events across nine urban campuses throughout the nation. Galvanize campuses bring together entrepreneurs, students, investors, mentors, and great people and companies to develop the skills, mindset and networks necessary to thrive in a technology driven world.