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Codecademy is an education company offering online training classes on coding. The Company provides a free web- and mobile-based platform that teaches employable digital skills to millions of users worldwide. Through Codecademy's platform learners discover concepts such as HTML/CSS, Javascript/jQuery, Python, Ruby, PHP and APIs by actually building things and getting constant feedback from peers.
HQNew York, NY, US
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)457(+7%)
Job Openings9
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Codecademy

Zach Sims

Zach Sims

CEO & Founder
Ryan Bubinski

Ryan Bubinski

Douglas Rushkoff

Douglas Rushkoff

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Codecademy Office Locations

Codecademy has an office in New York
New York, NY, US (HQ)
575 Broadway 5th Floor
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Codecademy Financials and Metrics

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Codecademy total Funding

$87.5 m

Codecademy latest funding size

$40 m

Time since last funding

5 months ago

Codecademy investors

Codecademy's latest funding round in February 2021 was reported to be $40 m. In total, Codecademy has raised $87.5 m
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Codecademy Operating Metrics

Codecademy's Users was reported to be 100 k in Feb, 2021.
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Codecademy Cybersecurity Score

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Codecademy News and Updates

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 Prosus and Union Square Ventures. The startup is the latest edtech business to bring on capital after…

Codecademy Expands Online Coding Education

Codecademy, the online education platform empowering millions of people to learn code, announced two new initiatives for students and teachers, including its first-ever student membership and a new partnership with Clever, the most widely used single sign-on (SSO) portal in K-12 schools nationwide W…

Codecademy is donating 100,000 Pro memberships, which normally cost $20 a month, to furloughed or unemployed workers — here's how to apply for one

  Codecademy is giving away five Pro memberships (typically $20 per month) to unemployed or furloughed workers for every membership that's purchased until they hit 100,000 donated memberships.  While there is a free option, Pro memberships give students access to 1,800 hours of lessons and unlimi…

Codecademy vs. the BBC Micro


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 Yard and Dev Bootcamp — have since folded, unable to find enough eager recruits willing to pay top dollar t…

How a college dropout learned to code on Codecademy, then launched a company that was accepted into the buzziest Silicon Valley startup incubator

Patrick Stapleton founded, a CMS platform that was accepted into Y Combinator's 2018 class. Stapleton, a college dropout, learned to code almost entirely from resources he found online. He says he owes his education in coding to Codecademy, another Y Combinator company.  In March, Patr…
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Codecademy Blogs

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How to create a winning computer science resume

Your computer science resume is the first impression you make with potential employers. Learn how to create one that will help you land an interview.

Is coding hard to learn?

Think coding is hard to learn? Think again! Learn why coding isn’t hard to learn and how to start learning code as easy and as stress-free as possible.

7 highest-paying tech jobs and how to land them

Explore 7 of the highest-paying tech jobs, their roles and responsibilities, salary expectations, required skills, and how to learn them.

How to practice and learn outside of Codecademy

Our courses are a great way to build a solid coding foundation, but sometimes you want to take your learning off-platform. In this article, we'll show you how.

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Codecademy Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Codecademy founded?

    Codecademy was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Codecademy key executives?

    Codecademy's key executives are Zach Sims, Ryan Bubinski and Douglas Rushkoff.

  • How many employees does Codecademy have?

    Codecademy has 457 employees.

  • Who are Codecademy competitors?

    Competitors of Codecademy include CareerFoundry, Skillcrush and Class Central.

  • Where is Codecademy headquarters?

    Codecademy headquarters is located at 575 Broadway 5th Floor, New York.

  • Where are Codecademy offices?

    Codecademy has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Codecademy have?

    Codecademy has 1 office.