GALVANIZE, a provider of technical training programs, has raised $45 million in a Series B round by ABS Capital Partners. (The firm’s general partner, Paul Mariani, will join Galvanize’s board of directors.) Other investors include Colorado Impact Fund, Haystack Partners, Greg Maffei, Aspen Grove Capital and University Ventures. This funding follows an $18 million Series A round in 2014. More details in the press release.
Founded in 2012, Galvanize offers training programs in web development, data science and engineering across nine U.S. campuses and has served more than 1,000 students. The Denver, CO-based company partners with employers including Amazon, IBM and Tesla to design its curriculum and prepare students for in-demand skills. It also offers a 12-month, Master’s degree in Data Science in partnership with the University of New Haven.