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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 Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2021)344(+2%)
Job Openings42
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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

2 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 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

Acing the technical interview: A complete guide

Need help passing your next technical interview? We'll show you how, with tips and advice from our developers, practice interview questions, and more.

Data science career guide: Everything you need to know to get started

Thinking about a career in data science? Learn everything you need to know about different roles, their responsibilities, programming languages & more.

Data Analyst vs. Data Scientist: Which Path is right for you?

Interested in working with data, but not sure where to start? We’ll explore data analytics and data science in more detail, to help you decide between our Data Analyst and our Data Scientist Career Paths.

3 ways to connect with the Codecademy community

Wondering where to connect with fellow learners? We have a variety of community spaces you can join and participate in. Find out how to join!

How software is created: Team members, tools, and more

Here, we take a high-level look at the development process for software and applications. Read on to learn about key team members, their roles, tools & more.

Black and Brilliant AI Accelerator: Meet the Coaches

The Black and Brilliant AI Accelerator kicked off in March, and we’re excited to share a look behind the scenes.
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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 344 employees.

  • Who are Codecademy competitors?

    Competitors of Codecademy include CareerFoundry, Skillcrush and Jay Robotix.

  • 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.