Codecademy eyes the enterprise with $40 million in new capital

After going over four years without raising any capital, coding class platform Codecademy has raised a new tranche of money: a $40 million Series D round led by Owl Ventures, with participation from P

Alexis Ohanian is leaving Initialized Capital

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is leaving Initialized Capital, the investment firm he co-founded in 2011 with Garry Tan, as first reported by Axios and confirmed by TechCrunch. The move comes weeks

4 edtech CEOs peer into the industry’s future

When Zach Sims first started pitching his coding startup, Codecademy, he framed it to investors as a corporate tutoring company. That was intentional, despite the fact that edtech is a $5 trillion bus

Digging for dollar signs amid edtech’s current momentum

Edtech was long defined by stodgy sales cycles, sluggish adoption and splashy pitches to K-12 districts with tight budgets, but the COVID-19 pandemic turned that reputation on its head in short order.

Codecademy has already outlived many rivals — is that enough?

Codecademy, the New York-based online interactive platform that offers coding classes in a wide variety of programming languages, is a little like background noise; it’s been operating reliably

Google’s Grasshopper coding class for beginners comes to the desktop

Google today announced that Grasshopper, its tool for teaching novices how to code, is now available on the desktop, too, in the form of a web-based app. Back in 2018, Grasshopper launched out of Area

As some pricey coding camps fade away, Codecademy barrels ahead with affordable paid offerings and a new mobile app

Between 2013 and last year, the number of boot camp schools tripled to more than 90 in the U.S. alone, according to Course Report, an outfit that tracks the industry. Some — including The Iron Y

Online learning startup Codecademy launches paid Pro courses

Codecademy has spent the last several years building a large community of learners with free lessons aimed at teaching its users the basics of how to code. But now it's betting that many of them will

Udacity buys CloudLabs in its first-ever acquisition to enable collaborative programming

In the market for online education, Udacity remains focused on teaching its students about software development, data science and machine learning. To this avail, Udacity brought out its M&A team

Codecademy, the free online coding school, raises another $30M led by Naspers

Codecademy, an online coding school with 16 million registered users, has built out its footprint without charging its students a penny to use it. Now, as more questions arise about how and when the

Codecademy Teams Up With Online And Offline Coding Schools To Create ReskillUSA

A lot of people probably see <a target="_blank" href="">Codecademy</a> as well as a place to build up your programming skills before hitting the job market, but now the company is

Codecademy Partners With Google And DonorsChoose To Boost Girls’ Interest In Computer Science

Programming education startup <a target="_blank" href="">Codecademy</a> is announcing a new initiative with a stated goal "to double the number of high school girls studying C

Codecademy Takes Its Online Learning Portal To The UK, France, Brazil, Estonia And Argentina

Back in 2012, when the online coding-education platform Codecademy announced a $10 million round of funding, the startup said it would invest the money in international growth. Two years later, Codec

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Today <a target="_blank" href="">Codecademy</a> released its first foray into the mobile space, an app-based intro course to coding designed to take less than an hour to comp

Codecademy’s Zach Sims Talks Education 2.0 And Learning To Code At DLD

At the invite-only DLD (Digital - Life - Design) conference in Munich today, Codecademy's co-founder and CEO Zachary Sims talked about the history of the service, the way people are using it today and

Codecademy Launches API Lessons So You Can Build Apps On Top Of YouTube, Twilio, And Others

Learn-to-code startup <a target="_blank" href="">Codecademy</a> is expanding its curriculum today with the launch of new API-focused lessons in partnership with services like

Codecademy Adds Python Lessons, Promises More Server-Side Languages

<a target="_blank" href="">Codecademy</a>, the startup offering online lessons and tools to help people learn how to code, is adding Python to its lesson line-up starting toda

Codecademy Hires Program or Be Programmed Author Douglas Rushkoff to Promote Code Literacy

<em>Program or Be Programmed</em> author, CNN columnist and Frontline documentary director Douglas Rushkoff <a target="_blank" href="

Codecademy Plans Global Code-Teaching Expansion With $10M From Branson, Milner, Kleiner, Index, Union Square

<a target="_blank" href="">Codecademy</a>, the New York startup that wants to teach the world to code, has capitalized on widespread interest by raising a second venture roun

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