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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, US
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)244
Job Openings20

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, US (HQ)
575 Broadway 5th Floor
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Codecademy Financials and Metrics

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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
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Codecademy News and Updates

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

7 Tips for Learning from Home While Social Distancing

We know that learning from home can be challenging. That's why we've put together a list of tips to help you stay focused and motivated.

Learn From Home Club: Stay Home, Stay Connected, Keep Learning

The Learn From Home Club is a hub featuring offers and resources from Codecademy, as well as our friends as Skillshare, Duolingo, Quizlet, and Brainly.

Learn From Home: A Guide for Teachers, Students, and Parents During Covid-19

Have you signed up for Codecademy Pro through our scholarship program but don't know how to get started? This guide will help you get the ball rolling, whether you're a student, teacher, or parent.

Supporting Students during Covid-19

At Codecademy, we wake up every morning to try to connect millions of people around the world with economic opportunity. In the wake of an unprecedented crisis around the world with COVID-19, we’ve been thinking about how we can help amidst dramatic shifts in the way the world learns

Introducing Learner Day 2020

For Learner Day, we’ll be answering questions on our forum, sending swag and handwritten notes to some of our fans, and hosting a series of live streams.

Codecademy Pro Welcomes Our 100,000th Learner

Today, we are thrilled to announce that more than 100,000 people all around the world have joined the Codecademy Pro community in order to transform themselves through learning. It’s a long way from where we started with an idea in a dorm room in college a little over 8 years ago.
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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 244 employees.

  • Who are Codecademy competitors?

    Competitors of Codecademy include Skillcrush, GetSet 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.