Paris, 6th December 2016 – Jolt Capital SAS, an independent Private Equity firm that specialises in Growth Capital Technology Investing, and is authorised & regulated by the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers), has invested €6.7m in Skill & You, as part of a larger financing with Access Capital Partners and 21 Centrale Partners of €21m.
Skill & You is one of the largest e-learning firms in France, with a curricula exceeding 150 different vocational courses delivered through its online platform to more than of 70,000 students.
This investment will enable Skill & You to expand its successful operations internationally, enabling students throughout Europe to benefit from its customised learning pathway that works in sync with their daily routines.
With the intelligent identification of market demand matched together with the swift supply & creation of high calibre content, achieved at a modest customer acquisition cost, Skill & You is able to dynamically shift with the market, and is well placed to close the skills gaps that exist within many European countries.
From Jolt Capital, Jean Schmitt commented, “Skill & You is a filling an indispensable gap for people who are seeking to launch their carreers with the requisite practical skills and qualifications, and also for those who are looking to upskill and/or career change such as aspiring entrepreneurs. Both technologically & operationally, we believe that Skill & You has a real competitive edge and are confident the company will become a leader in international in e-learning.”
- About Jolt Capital
Jolt Capital is an independent Private Equity firm targeting growth investments in mid-sized European technology companies, typically with revenues between €10million and €100million. Since 2011, Jolt Capital has catalyzed various champion technology companies such as; Heptagon, Inside Secure and Fogale Nanotech. The firm is authorized and regulated by the AMF.
For more information, visit www.jolt-capital.com
- About Skill & You
Skill & You is the leading online Vocational Education & Training (VET) provider in France, delivering more than 150 courses through its 10 specialised schools to more than 70,000 students. Skill & You provides a customised learning pathway for those looking to change careers and/or up skill, as well as those who are seeking a semi-professional hobby. The 10 schools cover sectors such as; beauty, animal care, construction & housing, the web, nature, paramedical care, cooking, business, civil service and also photography & design.
For more information, visit www.skillandyou.com