Andela is a Global Talent Accelerator for Developers

by Bianca Bartz 1 year ago

Andela is a global talent accelerator that produces world-class developers and connects them with top employers.

With an acceptance rate below 1%, Andela offers one of the most selective technology training programs in the world. Andela developers — some of the brightest young people in Africa — undergo an intensive training experience with cutting-edge education technology, gaining the skills and experience needed to thrive as full-time, remote developers for companies around the world. Andela is a HIGHLINE portfolio company, is backed by the founders of Facebook, eBay, and AOL, and has offices in North America and Africa.

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About Jeremy Johnson, Andela’s Co-Founder & CEO

Jeremy is the co-founder and CEO of Andela. Prior to Andela, he co-founded 2U, one of the fastest growing education technology startups in history. 2U went public in 2014 (NASDAQ:TWOU) and continues to transform higher education by delivering the world’s best online degree programs with top tier universities.

Jeremy is recognized broadly for his work as an education innovator. His speaking appearances include the White House, Congress, and conferences and college campuses around the world as well as media outlets like NBC, ABC, FOX, and CNBC. Jeremy was named “30 Under 30″ by Inc Magazine in 2012 and by Forbes in 2013 and 2014.

Outside of Andela, Jeremy serves on the board of the Young Entrepreneur Council and the education non-profit PENCIL and co-authored a book for the World Economic Forum: “Education & Skills 2.0: New Targets & Innovative Approaches”.

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