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Andela is a company that specializes in building distributed engineering teams. The company seeks, recruits, and pairs software engineers throughout Africa with global technology firms on a full-time basis.

HQNew York, US
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureB-

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)1,199(-32%)
Job Openings31
Revenue (Y, 2019)$50 M
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Andela

Christina Sass

Christina Sass

Co-founder & Chairman, Advisory Council & Alumni Group
Bryan Caplin

Bryan Caplin

Chief Revenue Officer
Clement Uwajeneza

Clement Uwajeneza

Country Director, Rwanda
Dan Kim

Dan Kim

VP, Data
Jackie Ochola

Jackie Ochola

Country Director, Uganda
David Blair

David Blair

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Andela Office Locations

Andela has offices in New York, San Francisco, Austin, Nairobi and in 3 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
129 W 29th St 4th Floor
San Francisco, US
San Francisco
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Andela Financials and Metrics

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Andela total Funding

$181 m

Andela latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Andela investors

Andela's latest funding round in January 2019 was reported to be $100 m. In total, Andela has raised $181 m
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Andela Revenue

Andela's revenue was reported to be $50 m in Y, 2019

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Andela Operating Metrics

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Andela News and Updates

Andela, which builds engineering teams tapping African talent, goes fully-remote and opens to the wider continent

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote working has become the name of the game for knowledge workers in the tech industry. Today, a startup that was an early mover on the opportunity of that model is announcing some news to double down on the concept. Andela, the New York startup that helps te…

Andela is expanding across Africa after shutting down its offices and going remote

The remote, pan-African model essentially sees Andela morph into an online marketplace for African developers.

Andela CEO confirms staff cuts as layoffs hit African tech Jake Bright

Africa-focused tech talent accelerator Andela has let go 135 employees, CEO Jeremy Johnson confirmed to TechCrunch.

Join Jeremy Johnson from Andela at Disrupt Berlin

Over the past few years, Andela has built a simple yet powerful answer to the talent shortage in Silicon Valley and other overheating tech ecosystems. The company helps you hire some of the most talented software developers in a handful of African cities. That’s why I’m excited to announce that Ande…

Andela is overhauling its outsourcing model in Africa—and letting go of up to 400 developers

Andela is shutting down its developer training programs in three of its four African campuses.

Africa focused Andela cuts 400 staff as it confirms $50M in revenue

Africa focused tech talent accelerator Andela will cut 400 junior engineers across Kenya, Uganda, and Nigeria, CEO Jeremy Johnson told TechCrunch. The layoffs come as the startup released first time income figures indicating it will surpass $50 million in annual revenues for 2019. Yes, the news seem…
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Andela Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Andela founded?

    Andela was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Andela key executives?

    Andela's key executives are Christina Sass, Bryan Caplin and Clement Uwajeneza.

  • How many employees does Andela have?

    Andela has 1,199 employees.

  • What is Andela revenue?

    Latest Andela annual revenue is $50 m.

  • What is Andela revenue per employee?

    Latest Andela revenue per employee is $41.7 k.

  • Who are Andela competitors?

    Competitors of Andela include Sthree, Worldwide Recruitment Solutions and Encore Personnel Services.

  • Where is Andela headquarters?

    Andela headquarters is located at 129 W 29th St 4th Floor, New York.

  • Where are Andela offices?

    Andela has offices in New York, San Francisco, Austin, Nairobi and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Andela have?

    Andela has 7 offices.