OverviewSuggest Edit

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, US
Employee Ratings3.5

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)295(+7%)
Job Openings39
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Codecademy

Zach Sims

Zach Sims

CEO & Founder
Ryan Bubinski

Ryan Bubinski

Douglas Rushkoff

Douglas Rushkoff

Show more

Codecademy Office Locations

Codecademy has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
575 Broadway 5th Floor
Show all (1)

Codecademy Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Codecademy total Funding

$47.5 m

Codecademy latest funding size

$30 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Codecademy investors

Codecademy's latest funding round in July 2016 was reported to be $30 m. In total, Codecademy has raised $47.5 m
Show all financial metrics

Human Capital Metrics

Embed Graph
Show all human capital metrics

Codecademy Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset



SecurityScorecard logo

Codecademy Online and Social Media Presence

Embed Graph

Codecademy Company Culture

  • CEO Rating



  • Compensation



Learn more on Comparably

Codecademy News and Updates

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…

This coding bootcamp doesn’t try to turn you into a full-time software engineer

Many of the nearly 100 “coding bootcamps” that offer full-time, in-person instruction in the United States and Canada boast close to a 100% success at…

Codecademy Blogs

Lesson Plan: An Hour of Code in the Classroom

If you’re a teacher participating in Hour of Code, use this lesson plan to help your students explore the world of coding.

What to do when you’re stuck on a coding problem

Getting stuck happens even to the most experienced programmers. In this article we’ll share a few general practices that you can use the next time you're stuck on a coding problem.

Introducing Codecademy for Teams: Technical training for organizations

We're excited to tell you about Codecademy for Teams — a Codecademy for Business offering that allows organizations to provide technical training and education for their employees.

How to think like a programmer

Programmers have a unique approach to solving problems. In this article, we’ll explore what that programmer mentality is all about.

What does a back-end developer do?

Thinking about a career in back-end development? We spoke with Doug, a senior back-end engineer here at Codecademy, to find out more about his day to day and what he works on in his back-end role.

1 on 1 with Engineering Leaders: Stitch Fix Engineering Manager Nitika Daga

Nitika Data, Engineering Manager at Stitch Fix, shares advice for those considering careers in engineering or engineering management.
Show more

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 295 employees.

  • Who are Codecademy competitors?

    Competitors of Codecademy include CareerFoundry, Skillcrush and Tribal Group.

  • 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.