NEW YORK — Kidville (OTC: KVIL) – named ‘best of’ by New York Magazine and given a five star “extraordinary” customer rating in The Lila Guide: New Parent Survival Guide- has announced it has entered into a 10 year development deal to open 100 locations in India with Kwakids Learning Private Limited. The first Indian Kidville location will open in Mumbai this spring.
Kidville offers a wide range of developmental classes including Little Maestros, Run Wiggle Paint & Giggle, My Big Messy Art Class, Big Muscles for Little Babies, Kidville Gymnasts, Kidville Sports and Kidville University (Kidville’s Pre-School Alternative Program). This location will also feature an indoor playground, retail boutique, salon, and 16 different birthday party themes.
Kwakids Learning Private Limited will be led by Rosenyn Kapur and Mallika Timblo of the GMS Group and Timblo Group respectively. Both companies are well established names in the region with interests in automobiles, power, mining, shipping, logistics and information technology.
Kidville CEO Andy Stenzler says, “We are very excited to be increasing our international presence with our expansion into India. Mallika and Rosenyn’s diverse backgrounds, combined with the vast resources of the GMS Group and Timblo Group, make Kwakids the perfect partner to shepherd the Kidville brand in India.”
Says Rosenyn Kapur, “We are extremely pleased to be bringing Kidville to India. By combining our extensive knowledge of the Indian marketplace, our deep passion to serve families with young children and Kidville’s world class concept, we intend to become the dominant brand in the region.”
Named ‘Best of’ by New York Magazine and given a five star “extraordinary” customer rating in The Lila Guide: New Parent Survival Guide, Kidville operates large, upscale facilities, catering to young children and their families. In addition to offering a wide range of developmental classes for newborns through six year olds, including Little Maestros, Run Wiggle Paint & Giggle, My Big Messy Art Class, Big Muscles for Little Babies, Kidville Gymnasts, Kidville Sports, Camp Kidville and Kidville University (Kidville’s Pre-School Alternative Program), Kidville also features an indoor playspace, birthday parties for children up to age nine, and at select locations, a retail Boutique and the Kidville Salon.
Kidville Founders include COSI co-founder Andy Stenzler, London Misher Public Relations President, Shari Misher Stenzler, tennis stars Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf, philanthropist Laurie Tisch, Emanuel and Liz Stern (HartzMountain Realty/Tribeca and SOHO Grand Hotels), Richard Chapman and Gordon Hamm (GMC Parking Chain) and Kidville President Rammy Harwood. Additionally, Dr. Phillip Frost, Chairman of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., is a strategic equity partner in Kidville. Kidville Inc, also owns JW Tumbles. The combined entity operates locations across the globe including New York, California, and Dubai.