Andela is a global talent accelerator that helps companies build high-performing engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Andela identifies high-potential developers on the African continent, shape them into world-class technical leaders, and pair them with companies as full-time, distributed team members. 

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
704 (est)+8%
Andela was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Andela

Jeremy Johnson

Jeremy Johnson

Founder and CEO
Christina Sass

Christina Sass

Co-founder and COO

Andela Office Locations

Andela has offices in New York, Lagos, Kampala, San Francisco and in 1 other location
New York, US (HQ)
129 W 29th St
Nairobi, KE
along 3, Wood Garden Rd

Andela Data and Metrics

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Andela's latest funding round in June 2016 was reported to be $24 m. In total, Andela has raised $41 m

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Andela News and Updates

Africa Roundup: Andela adds Uganda, CcHub Nigeria taps talent and investment abroad

 The developer training and recruitment service Andela announced its expansion into Uganda. The company―which recruits African software developers and places them at global companies―completed its first recruitment cycle in Kampala. The Uganda opening adds to offices in Nairobi, Lagos, New York, and…

African Andela marks year three with Uganda expansion

 Andela is expanding in Uganda. The technology training and job placement company, which recruits African software developers and places them at global companies ― completed its first recruitment cycle in Kampala. The Uganda opening will add to offices in Nairobi, Lagos, New York, and San Francisco.…

Why Africa is the world's untapped resource for tech talent

For tech companies to continue to grow, they need talent. And if one startup has its way, a big chunk of that talent is going to come from Africa.  "It's our belief that Africa is the largest pool of underutilized brainpower in the world," Jeremy Johnson, the CEO and co-founder of Andela, said o…

African technology training program Andela to invest in its graduates’ startups

 Andela, a company working to bring the top 1% of African tech talent to engineering teams in need of capable, skilled developers, will eventually invest in the startups from those who complete its four-year program. According to Andela co-founder and COO Christina Sass, speaking on stage at TechCru…

The co-founder of Nigerian startup Andela is leaving to start a payments company

Just eight weeks after raising $24 million in a funding round led by Mark Zuckerberg’s foundation, Andela, one of Nigeria’s best-known startups, is saying goodbye…

Andela co-founder Christina Sass is coming to Disrupt

 I’m delighted to announce Andela co-founder and COO Christina Sass will be joining me on stage for a fireside chat at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco next month. Backed by Mark Zuckerberg and a slew of other Silicon Valley heavyweights, Andela is part of a wave of startups looking to increase d…
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